The principal investigator for this study is Robert S. Schwartz, MD. This research study is approved by the Colorado
Multiple Institutional Review Board (COMIRB protocol #07-1215).
The purpose of this study is to determine whether six months of exercise training or a study drug
(Pioglitazone) can improve memory function. The study drug and exercise both help insulin in the body work better.
Insulin is important to brain function. The goal of this research study is to find out whether improving insulin
metabolism, using the study drug or exercise, can help slow declines in memory function compared to those who are
Research Study Qualifications:
- Men and women over the age of 55 years of age
- Mild memory problems
- Not regulary exercising
Benefits for study volunteers:
Participants will receive, at no cost, information regarding their
health status, including testing for memory function, diabetes, cholesterol, body fat and bone density. Eligible participants
will also receive monetary compensation.
For more information about this study, please contact:
Toby at 720-848-6376 or