Does heating body affect the blood sugar levels of those with Type 2 Diabetes?

We are researching how heating the body can affect the blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. We know that heating the body can reduce blood sugar levels, in a similar way to exercise, in people without diabetes. We want to see if this is the same in people with type 2 diabetes.

Volunteers must be

  • Age: 35 years or older
  • Gender: Either
  • Staff/Student: Both

More information

Dates: 28 May 2019 - 1 January 2020

Duration: 1 visit of 2 hours and 3 visits of 5 hours

Location: Spinnaker building, University of Portsmouth

If you would like more information, contact Thomas James at thomas.james@port.ac.uk

Your GP will be informed of the study and whether you take part. Your picture may be taken for the purpose of conference presentations; however, all identifiable features will be blacked out. Snacks will be provided at the end of visits 2, 3 and 4. If you are willing, a brief interview will take place to help us learn about your experience, which will help improve future studies.

 

This testing has been reviewed by the Science Faculty ethics committee and been given the following ethics code: 18/SC/0581

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