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Research Volunteer Opportunities in Pediatric Clinical Research

TrialNet Natural History Study for the Prevention of Type 1 Diabetes

Description:  This study aims to identify youth and adults at risk for type 1 diabetes by testing for diabetes-related antibodies in relatives of people with type 1 diabetes.  It involves a single blood test.  People who test positive will be eligible for further testing and may be eligible to participate in prevention trials.

Recruitment: Parents, children, & siblings, ages 1-45, and cousins, grandchildren, nieces, & nephews, ages 1-20, of people with type 1 diabetes.

Contact: If you are interested in learning more about the study, please contact Sarah Szubowicz at (617) 309-4493 or sarah.szubowicz@joslin.harvard.edu

(CHS #03-33) 

The Tolerance Study

Description: This study is trying to help us better understand what causes type 1 diabetes to help find new ways to prevent or reverse the disease. The study is being done with researchers at Harvard Medical School and is funded by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

The study visit includes the completion of questionnaires and a blood draw.

Recruiting: Individuals, ages 18 years and older, both with and without type 1 diabetes

Contact: For more information, contact Roxanne Phillips at 617-309-2481 or roxanne.phillips@joslin.harvard.edu

(CHS #02-15)

Page last updated: April 23, 2014