Research Volunteer Opportunities in Pediatric Clinical Research
Transitions in Care
Description: Youth and their parents/guardian will participate in one 60-90 minute focus groups (on the same day) at Joslin. Youth groups will be separate from parent groups. Participants will be asked about their diabetes care and management, as well as how they feel about the eventual transition to adult diabetes care.
Recruitment: Individuals 12-18, who have had type 1 diabetes for at least 1 year and their parent/guardian.
Contact: If you are interested in learning more about the study, please contact Anna Christian at (617) 309-4523 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Page last updated: March 08, 2014