Study for Relatives of People with Type 1 Diabetes (TrialNet Natural History Study)
What is the purpose of this study?
Does someone in your family have type 1 diabetes? Researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital are screening relatives of people with type 1 diabetes to find out if they may be at risk of developing diabetes.
For additional information on this Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet research study, please visit the network's website: https://www.diabetestrialnet.org/. TrialNet is a network of 21 clinical centers working in cooperation with screening sites throughout the United States, Canada, Finland, United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Australia, and New Zealand. This network is dedicated to the study, prevention, and early treatment of type 1 diabetes.
Who can participate in this study?
People 1 to 45 years of age with brother, sister, child or parent with type 1 diabetes
People 1 to 20 years of age with a cousin, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, half-sibling or grandparent with type 1 diabetes.
What will happen during this study?
One blood draw will be done.
Participants 1 to 18 years of age are eligible to repeat the screening annually.
Some individuals who are found to be at risk for diabetes may be eligible for other studies being conducted to prevent the onset of type 1 diabetes.
Participation in this research study is voluntary.
Whether or not you choose to participate will not impact your care or your family's care at Nationwide Children's Hospital.
Who can I contact for more information?
To learn more information or schedule participation in the TrialNet Natural History study, please contact Clinical Research Services at Nationwide Children's at (614) 722-2650.