Diabetes

Thomas R. Easterling, MD

University of Washington researchers in the Departments of Pharmacy and OBGYN are seeking volunteers to participate in an outpatient research study at the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). This study involves evaluation of metformin, an FDA-approved medication to treat Type II diabetes.

We are seeking women who:

  • are ages 18-45
  • are not pregnant
  • have recently been diagnosed with Type II diabetes
  • have not yet started medication

Study involvement includes:

  • up to 2 brief screening visits
  • 2 longer study visits (about 4 and 12 hours long)
  • blood and urine sample collection
  • may earn up to $440 with free parking on study days

E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call our research coordinators at 206-543-5600 for more information (confidentiality cannot be guaranteed if e-mail is used).