TrialNet Natural History Study of the Development of Type 1 Diabetes


Clinical Trial

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

Contact Information

(800) 354-5690
clinicaltrials@nemours.org