Interested in joining a study?


The Weight Research Program's goal is to conduct high quality research on the prevention and treatment of obesity through the use of innovative and effective techniques for weight loss and weight maintenance. Take a look at some frequently asked questions about this type of research.



T2Connect is a research study of a weight loss program for men and women diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes and who are not yet taking medication to manage their diabetes. Participants must be ages 20-65, overweight and interested in using digital tools to manage their weight and blood sugar. Read more about the study and find out if you are eligible to participate.


To be considered for other future studies, please enter your information here.

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Weight Research Program
1700 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Office Suite 136, Campus Box 7294
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Phone: (919) 966-5852
Fax: (919) 843-6663