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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for a research study on the effects of lifestyle modification in overweight women with unexplained infertility. 

  •  overweight women (BMI ≥ 30)
  •  18-40 years old
  •  regular menstrual periods
  •  at least 1 year of infertility
  •  seeking pregnancy


  • have regular visits to 3701 Market Street
  • wear a Fitbit (activity tracking watch)
  • take study medications
  • keep a diary
  • use Nutrisystem meals
  • undergo physical exams, blood work, clinical imaging to determine if fallopian tubes are open, and semen analysis (male partner)
  • undergo ovarian stimulation with intrauterine insemination

Principal Investigator:
Christos Coutifaris, MD, PhD

FOR MORE INFORMATION contact the research coordinator at 215-615-3664 or email, and reference the FIT-PLESE study. 

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