Frequently Asked Questions
What do I I need to know about participating in a research study?
Will I have to take any medications or pills in this program?
What are the cost to participating?
Will I have to follow a special diet?
The program will include making changes to your current diet, but you don’t have to purchase any special foods. You can continue to eat foods you normally eat, and we won't be asking you to make any large changes to your diet. We will ask you to make just small, gradual changes to your daily intake in order to help you lose weight. Any suggestions that we make will include foods and beverages that are available at any store.
Will I have to follow a particular exercise program?
Will other people see my weight?
Can I participate if I am currently taking weight loss medication or part of another weigh loss program?
How much weight will I lose? What if I need to lose a lot of weight?
Will I get any monetary compensation for participating?