Am I eligible?

In order to participate in this study, you need to be able to say ‘yes’ to the following:

  • I am male and aged between 18 and 60 years old OR I am female and aged between 18 and 60 years old, and I am not pregnant nor intending to become pregnant, nor am I breastfeeding
  • I have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes by a healthcare professional.
  • I do not take insulin or sulphonylureas (such as glicazide or glimepiride).
  • I work a rotating or mixed shift pattern that includes 4 to 10-night shifts per month
  • My night shifts include a period of 3 hours of work between 11 pm and 6 am.
  • I work in a hospital setting.
  • I have never had a heart attack, stroke, angina, thrombosis, liver or kidney diseases, chronic gastrointestinal disorder or cancer.
  • I do not have a history of excess alcohol intake or substance abuse.
  • I have not recently changed weight (lost or gained) by more than 3 kg/7 lb (in the last 2 months).
  • I have not started new medication within the last 3 months likely to interfere with energy metabolism, appetite regulation and hormonal balance, including: anti-inflammatory drugs or steroids, antibiotics, androgens, phenytoin, erythromycin or thyroid hormones.
  • I do not have travel arrangements outside UK within the period of data collection.
  • I am not already participating in a clinical trial.
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