Offered by: Nemours
Location: Delaware Valley
What is the trial about?
TrialNet screens relatives of people with type 1 diabetes. This study is helping us learn more how diabetes develops and ways to delay and prevent it.
Who can participate?
- Must be aged 1-45 years and have a first degree blood relative (sibling, child, or parent) with type 1 diabetes OR
- Must be aged 1-20 years and have a second or third degree blood relative (aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, grandparent, cousin, or half sibling) with type 1 diabetes
- Your relative must have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes before age 40, and started taking insulin within the first year of diagnosis, for you to be eligible
What is involved?
Screening involves a blood test for the presence of diabetes-related autoantibodies. This research study will be active for at least 5 more years. However, participation may only last for one blood test unless you qualify for other parts of the study based on your results.
Contact Nemours Clinical Trials
Trial Name: TrialNet Natural History Study of the Development of Type 1 Diabetes