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Nutrition in Medicine Research Group Study Recruitment

This page provides information about research studies and trials that we are currently recruiting participants for.

Vitamin C + Micronutrients for Metabolic Syndrome

We are seeking individuals with metabolic syndrome to take part in a study to investigate whether supplementation with vitamin C + micronutrients results in improved metabolic health.

Participants must be:

  • 18 years old and over
  • Overweight (BMI over 30, or have a big tummy)

And have any of the following:

  • Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar)
  • Raised triglycerides (lipids/fat)
  • Low HDL (‘good’ cholesterol)
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Join the study

  • Screening for the study includes a free metabolic health check
  • Supplementation is for 12 weeks with three clinic visits during this time
  • Study participants will receive $60 of MTA vouchers for three clinic visits

For more information, or to register your interest, contact:

Dr Emma Spencer
Email emma.spencer@otago.ac.nz
Tel +64 3 378 6159