Study Type


Study Purpose

The PROMOTE study will assess whether a test product can improve insulin sensitivity in people with Type 2 diabetes.

The test product is being developed as a medical food for people who may need additional support for blood glucose control.

About the Study

Eligible participants will be randomly assigned to receive either the test product or placebo.

Participants will be asked to take their assigned tablets twice a day for 84 days (12 weeks). Participants will need to record the time the tablets are taken as well as any adverse reactions or changes to medical condition during participation.

Study Design

Number of Visits:

  • 1 screening visit
  • 5 study visits


  • Medical history
  • Physical exam
  • Height and weight
  • Vital signs (pulse and blood pressure, etc.)
  • Blood samples
  • Urine samples

Study Qualifications

To qualify for this research study, participants should:

  • Be between the ages of 18 – 70 years old
  • Be diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and under the care of a healthcare professional for its management

Study Duration

Participation in the study will last approximately 15 weeks with 6 visits to Pennington Biomedical.


Compensation of up to $250 is offered for the completion of this study.

Study Contact

If you are interested in volunteering for this research study, click here to screen online. Interested volunteers may also call 225-763-3000 or email

If you think you may be eligible, please click the button below to screen online.


Please do not fill out this questionnaire for anyone other than yourself unless you are their legal guardian.
If you know someone who may be interested please direct them to the site or have them call us directly at 225-763-3000.


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