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* 1. This online pre-screen survey is for the “Fruit” study at Clinical Nutrition Research Center, Illinois Institute of Technology.

If you are interested in this study, please complete the pre-screen survey questions in order to find out if you meet the pre-criteria before coming for on-site screening visit. There are no right or wrong answers. We appreciate your time.

The study purpose is to understand the relationship between consuming berries on brain tasks associated with memory and attention in the elder adult. The investigators are also interested in how changes in vascular function, blood glucose, and insulin responses may relate to how well we think over the course of a day.  .The procedures in this pre-screen survey do not involve any known risks. Participation is voluntary; at any time you may discontinue this survey.
You will not be compensated for this pre-screen survey, but will be compensated once you are eligible for the study and complete the clinical study visits.

Confidentiality will be maintained to the degree permitted by the technology used.
Your participation in this online survey involves risks similar to a person’s everyday use of the Internet.
Any information that we learn about you that can be traced to you will be used responsibly and will be protected against release to unauthorized persons.

If you met the pre-eligible criteria based on this survey, we will contact you for on-site screening visit. For the on-site screening, you will be asked to be fasting for at least 10 hours. During this time, we will ask that you do not eat or drink anything BUT water. We also ask that you drink water before arriving at our research center for your screening visit. It is important that you are fasting because we will be measuring your blood sugar levels at your on-site screening visit.

If you have any questions, please contact us at or 312-567-5300. In addition, you may contact the Institutional Review Board (IRB), which is concerned with protecting particpants in research projects. You may reach the IRB office by contacting  IIT IRB officer, e-mail:, Phone number: 312-567-7141

By completing this survey, you are indicating your agreement to be screened for study participation. Your decision to complete the survey is voluntary. You can stop participation at any time without penalty.

I understand that Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) is not responsible for any injuries or medical conditions I may suffer during the time I am a research subject unless those injuries or medical conditions are due to IIT's negligence.

I have read the information above. I agree to take part in this pre-screen survey