ProCo Study

Study Type


Study Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine if a smoothie containing a dietary fiber will decrease your hunger and appetite and improve your blood sugar control.

About the Study

Are you diabetic or at risk for diabetes?

Pennington Biomedical is looking for individuals who are diabetic or at risk for diabetes to participate in this research study. The purpose of this research study is to determine the effects of prebiotics and cobiotics on insulin resistance.

Study Design

Number of visits:

  • 1 Screening visit
  • 5 Clinic visits

Study procedures:

  • Blood draw
  • VAS
  • Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT)
All study-related food and procedures will be provided at no cost to participants.

Study Qualifications

  • Age: 18-70 years old
  • Weight: BMI(25-45)
Currently diabetic, overweight or at risk for diabetes

Study Duration

4 weeks


Earn up to $250 for participation.

Study Contact

If you are interested in volunteering for ProCo, click here to screen online, 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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