The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Medicine is looking for adult volunteers aged 65 and older who are considered to be obese to participate in a weight loss study. The goal of this study is to see if a medication (Semaglutide) combined with normal a weight loss program can help older adults to manage their weight. Read More
Adults 65 years old and older
Considered to be obese
Able to perform exercise tasks
Able to follow nutrition training
Fluent in English
The goal of the UB Eating Among Teens Study (UB EATS) is to measure eating behaviors and neighborhood and household factors in 11 - 14-year-olds over the course of 3 years. Participation involves 7 visits to the UB Nutrition and Health Research Lab on South Campus over the 3-year period to answer questionnaires and eat snack foods. Low and middle-income families are encouraged to apply. Read More
-Adolescents ages 11 to 14
-Low to moderate income households
-No medical conditions or medications that impact appetite
-No allergies to study foods such as cookies, candy and potato chips
-Planning to live in the Western New York area for the next two years
-Willing to attend baseline and follow-up visits at a local research center
This study enrolls overweight people with knee arthritis. The purpose of this study is to learn if weight-loss surgery before total knee replacement leads to fewer short-term and long-term complications. Read More
Adults ages 22-75
Diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the knee and in need of total knee replacement
Overweight (determined by body mass index measurement)
Able to walk
We are looking for adults with type 1 diabetes for a research study. The purpose of the study is to see how well an already approved treatment for type 2 diabetes works for people with type 1 diabetes. Read More
Adults ages 18+.
Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.
Currently using an insulin pump or multiple daily injections of insulin.