Participate in Research

Research is the process of finding out things we don’t already know. It’s a way to answer questions.


How to Participate in Research

After receiving your permission, researchers may contact you about participating in their research studies (must meet study criteria).

Why Should You Participate in Research?

Minorities are needed in research

Learn and improve your health condition

Influence government policies

Watch the video below to find out more about research

SISTER Diabetes Self-Care Study

Who can Participate:

  • African American Women with Type 2 Diabetes
  • 21 years old and older

What will Paid Participants Do and Receive?

  • Participate in group sessions, including free nutritionist support for eating healthier
  • Receive free diabetes education materials such as cookbooks
  • Receive free samples of healthy meals and snacks
  • Get support from other African American women living with Type 2 Diabetes
  • Receive compensation for time and travel