Study Type


Study Purpose

The ALTER research study will assess the safety and effectiveness of a study product for the potential improvement of insulin sensitivity associated with type 2 diabetes.

About the Study

This study is designed to test whether the study product, which will be taken as tablets twice daily, can improve the body’s response to naturally produced insulin.

The study consists of 4 total visits to the Pennington Biomedical outpatient and inpatient clinics. These visits will take place over a period of approximately 7 weeks.

Study Design

Number of Visits:

  • 1 screening visit
  • 3 study visits, including 2 separate overnight stays at Pennington Biomedical


  • Medical history
  • Vital signs (pulse and blood pressure)
  • Physical exam
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Blood tests
  • Meal tolerance tests

Study Qualifications

To qualify for this research study, participants should:

  • Be 18 to 70 years old
  • Be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and under the care of a healthcare professional for its management

Study Duration

Participation in this research study will last approximately 7 weeks.


Compensation of up to $435 is offered for completion of this study.

Study Contact

If you are interested in volunteering for this research study, 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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