Nutrition and Exercise Wellness Intervention

At a glance:

We are seeking volunteers for a research study looking at the role of different components of a lifestyle intervention program in family medicine clinics. The study will last approximately 6 months. Participants will receive nutrition or exercise counseling and receive body composition scans and lab work at no charge. Participants will receive weekly counseling sessions for the first 2 months of the study, and bi-monthly counseling sessions for the remaining 4 months of the study. Participants will receive monetary stipends totaling $300 to reimburse for time and travel to study visits.

Contact: 205-975-4113 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

About the Study

You may qualify for this research study if you:

  • Are 18-75 years old
  • Not pregnant or lactating
  • Have a BMI of ≥ 27 kg/m²
  • Check your BMI at: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm
  • Are willing to participate in regular counseling sessions and attend 4 study visits at UAB’s Family and Community Medicine clinic over the course of the 6 month study.

Contact

For more information, call 205-975-4113 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..