Type 2 Diabetes Risk Pilot Study – free measurements and get course credits

Students:

This is an exciting opportunity to participate in the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Pilot Study. The purpose of this study is to identify what risk factors for Type 2 Diabetes are most common among college students at SUNY Oneonta, and to further examine students’ perception of the disease.

This study offers free measurements of the following: total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides, glucose, blood pressure; fat mass and fat free mass using Bod Pod; body mass index, waist and hip circumference, and provide a risk assessment for type 2 diabetes. The measurements will take only between 20-30 minutes to complete. Only one visit is needed

First, complete the survey questionnaire online at this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Z9MZPWX

Type 2 Diabetes Risk Pilot Study Survey

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and at the end choose a day and time to come and complete free measurements at 104C or 119 Human Ecology Building. Call or email Dr. Janet Antwi, RD at 786-975-7239/607-436-3724 Or Janet.Antwi@oneonta for any further questions.

This survey is valid, so I encourage you to complete it. Your answers will be treated as strictly confidential and will be used only for this research. You will receive additional reminders to complete it.

If you have any questions about the purpose, procedures, or any other issues relating to this study you may contact, me (Dr. Janet Antwi, RD). If you would like to talk with someone about your rights you may contact Dr. Craig Bielert (phone: 436-3219 or e-mail: craig.bielert@oneonta.edu) Chair of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at SUNY Oneonta.

 PS:
This study also offers credit towards your grade for students who have to participate in some form of research for their course work. You will get 5 credits for the online survey and another 5 credits when you come in to take your measurements. I will apply your credits in SONA after completion.