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Multisite Intervention and Neuroimaging Delay Discounting - Carilion MINDD Study
The purpose of this study is to look at decision-making in prediabetics. The study requires people over the age of 18 who have prediabetes, plus hypertension and/or hyperlipidemia. The study requires three visits to VTCRI over approximately the next month, and a 1-year follow-up visit. Each visit will last about 1.5 to 2 hours. The third visit will include an fMRI scan.
- Be 18 years of age or older
- Prediabetes Diagnosis: Subjects will have a diagnosis of prediabetes (higher than normal blood sugar, though not yet high enough for a type 2 diabetes diagnosis)
- Hypertension (high blood pressure) and/or hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol)
- MRI eligible
Mark Greenawald, M.D.
Warren Bickel, Ph.D.
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Addiction Recovery Research Center