Palo Alto, California 94304


The Strength Training Regimen in Normal Weight Diabetics (STRONG-D) study will examine the effectiveness of different exercise regimen types in controlling diabetes for the normal weight type 2 diabetes population.

Study summary:

In the STRONG-D study, participants are randomly assigned to strength training, aerobic training or a combined strength and aerobic training group. Participants in the exercise group will attend exercise sessions over the course of 9 months at the YMCA. Participants will have opportunities to engage in other activities such as educational run-in visits that will allow for measurement of hemoglobin A1c and emphasize the importance of exercise in improving Type 2 diabetes.


Inclusion Criteria: - Recent hemoglobin A1c result between 6.5%-13% - Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus - BMI between 18.5 -25 kg/m2 - Blood pressure < 160/100 - Sedentary lifestyle - Able and willing to enroll and meet requirements of the study Exclusion Criteria: - Age less than 30 years or greater than 75 years - Type 1 diabetes or use of insulin pump - Triglycerides >500 mg/dL - Use of weight loss medication - Bariatric surgery - Consumes >14 alcoholic drinks per week - Pregnancy - Plans to be away for more than four weeks - Medical conditions which would prevent long-term participation or which would contraindicate physical activity



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Latha Palaniappan, MD, MS
Stanford School of Medicine

Latha P Palaniappan, MD, MS
Phone: 650-736-2743

Backup Contact:

Lida Faroqi, DPM
Phone: 650-736-2743

Location Contact:

Palo Alto, California 94304
United States

Latha Palaniappan, MD
Phone: 650-736-2743

Site Status: Recruiting

Data Source:

Date Processed: January 21, 2020

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