Nutrition research study seeking participants

Researchers examining the impact of a diet in blueberries for indicators of diabetes
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Monday, April 10, 2017

A research project at the University of Prince Edward Island is seeking volunteers for a study on the impact of consumption of blueberries on indicators of diabetes. The research team is seeking participants who are healthy, non-smoking, and age 21 to 65. Eligible participants will be compensated up to 200 dollars.

Those interested in participating are invited to attend a 30-minute information session in room 301 of UPEI’s Health Sciences Building. To accommodate participants, sessions will be held at the following dates and times:

Tuesday, April 18, at 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm

Wednesday, April 19, at 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm

Thursday, April 20, at 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm

Friday, April 21, at 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm

Tuesday, April 25, at 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm

Wednesday, April 26, at 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm

Thursday, April 27 at 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm

Friday, April 28 at 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm

Please park in the Bell Aliant Centre/MacLauchlan Arena parking area for the noon information session and the UPEI parking lot C for the evening information session. 

This project is a collaboration between UPEI’s Dr. Katherine Gottschall-Pass, Dr. Marva Sweeney-Nixon, and Dr. Kim Stote, 2016/2017 UPEI Fulbright Scholar and Research Chair of Nutrisciences and Health. For more information, contact Dr. Stote at kstote@upei.ca.

The University of Prince Edward Island prides itself on people, excellence, and impact and is committed to assisting students reach their full potential in both the classroom and community. With roots stemming from two founding institutions—Prince of Wales College and Saint Dunstan’s University—UPEI has a reputation for academic excellence, research innovation, and creating positive impacts locally, nationally, and internationally. UPEI is the only degree granting institution in the province and is proud to be a key contributor to the growth and prosperity of Prince Edward Island.

Dave Atkinson
Research Communications Officer
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