About the Study

Are you ready for a little change?

Research shows some changes to the bacteria naturally found in your stomach and intestines improves insulin sensitivity, cholesterol levels, appetite, and other health factors. Certain bacteria in your large intestine can be enriched with a diet containing slowly digestible starch (SDS). This study will evaluate the effect of consuming a yogurt with SDS on changes to the bacteria levels in your large intestine, insulin sensitivity, and other health factors.


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You may be eligible to participate if you meet the following criteria:

  • Age: 35-75 years old
  • BMI: 27 or greater calculate your BMI
  • Body weight: 315 lbs or less
  • Have been told you have “pre-diabetes”, “borderline diabetes”

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



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.