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Current Research Studies for Patients

Please view available research study information below and sign up for our mailing list if you would like to learn more about future studies.

Bite Counter Study: Looking For A Few Good Men For Weight Loss Research Study

The MUSC Weight Management Center is conducting a 15-week research study to assess the usefulness of a device worn on the wrist, the Bite Counter, in measuring food and drink intake and in helping people to eat less.
No medication is given to participants in this study.
To qualify, you must be:
  • An overweight man
  • Willing to come in for 3 study visits
  • Willing to wear the Bite Counter device over the course of the study
  • You must have reliable computer access to the internet in order to participate in the study

Qualified participants will receive limited dietary guidance and weight monitoring. There is no charge for participation.

To have more detailed information sent to you, please call 843-792-5428 or send an e-mail to


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Videos of Research Participants

Hear what two former research participants had to say about their experiences with our weight loss studies.





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