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Dr. Kanaley's Research Projects

Dr. Jill Kanaley is currently seeking volunteers for the following research studies:

Prediabetic and Type 2 Diabetic Male Volunteers Needed for Research Study

Do you have high morning blood glucose levels? This project will examine your overnight and morning fasting glucose levels in response to exercise at various times of day. We are seeking:

  • Males
  • Ages 25-65 years
  • Not on insulin or using CPAP

Financial compensation is available.

For more information, contact: Becky Shafer, MS, at (573) 882-4517 or munepkanaleylab@missouri.edu.

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Overweight and Obese Individuals Wanted for Sleep Study

This research study will evaluate how reduced hours of sleep during the week impact insulin sensitivity and if regular exercise can metabolically protect against lost sleep.

  • Must be 21-40 years old
  • Overweight or Obese
  • Regular sleeper (8-9 hours Monday-Friday

For more information, contact: Jay Porter, MS at jwpp64@mail.missouri.edu.

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Obese Men and Women Wanted for a Sitting Study

This research study will evaluate whether increased blood flow during sitting via low intensity physical activity (fidgeting) prevents the impairment in blood flow and poorer glycemic control associated with prolonged sitting.

  • Must be 20-60 yr old
  • Overweight
  • Non-smoker

For more information, contact: Ryan Pettit-Mee, MS at rjpgg3@mail.missouri.edu.

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