Proyecto Mama

This is a research study conducted by UMass Amherst and Baystate Medical Center on ways to delay or prevent type two diabetes. Many different behaviors may help to reduce risk of type two diabetes. This study compares general health and wellness to nutritional and physical activity lifestyle changes in women who are less than 16 months pregnant.


This research study is led by Dr. Corina Schoen.

Participation details:

Diabetes, Pregnancy, Obesity
Wesson Women's Clinic, Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA
If you are less than 16 weeks pregnant, between 16 and 45 years old and your BMI (body mass index) is greater than 25, you may be eligible for this study.
Your participation will last for one year postpartum.