Investigating the effects of a time restricted eating programme on blood sugar control for people who have been told they are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Results from this study will be used to inform future research to help prevent people from developing type 2 diabetes.
It is being carried out by a team of researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University in collaboration with Newcastle University and the Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust.
- Aged 18-65 years
- Have been diagnosed with non-diabetic hyperglycaemia or have been told you are at risk of developing type-2 diabetes (sometimes known as pre-diabetes, borderline-diabetes, or impaired glucose tolerance)
- Typically eat for more than 12 hours pr day
Taking part will mean being part of a 14-week programme which will include:
- Up to five appointments which will include a range of tests (eg blood samples, blood pressure, body measurements, MRI scan etc) as well as questionnaires about lifestyle and medical history
- Wearing a CGM (continual glucose monitor) and physical activity tracker for a 2-week period at the start and end of the programme
- Completing a food/drink intake diary for 3-day periods at the start, middle and end of the programme.
* Participants will be randomly assigned to one of two groups; the ‘Intervention group’. Who will follow the programme, or the control group who will continue with normal lifestyle.
Participants will receive £50 towards travel expenses.
- 16 January 2024