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Diabetes Studies, Clinical Trials and Surveys
Research facilities, drug manufacturers and universities are conducting studies, clinical trials and surveys for new drugs, behavioral habits and other investigatory information with the goal of improving our health. They are seeking individuals to participate in these studies and trials. Defeat Diabetes Foundation does not endorse any clinical trial, but does believe studies and trials are very valuable and necessary.
If you are thinking about volunteering for a trial, you should first understand the study's goals and the details of its design. Ask your physician for help on this. Also be sure to get the answers to these questions:
The Following are Currently Open:
Driving Safely With Type 1 Diabetes
Research has shown that a few people with Type 1 diabetes are at an increased risk for having traffic accidents due to low blood sugars. Researchers at the University of Virginia are conducting a study evaluating internet tools designed to:
Anonymously assess risk for ALL drivers with Type 1 diabetes of being in an accident and
Potentially help reduce the chance of high-risk drivers being in a future collision.
The study is strictly confidential and the data collected will not be shared with any other person or agency. The study is done in your own home at your own convenience (no visits to clinics).
Participants may earn up to $270 in internet gift cards.
For more information, please visit www.diabetesdriving.com. IRB-HSR# 15360
Help us study how diabetes management influences the quality of lives of people with Type 2 Diabetes
To participate in the study click Take the survey here. The survey will take you approximately 25 40 minutes.
We very much appreciate your effort and support. Your participation will provide a great contribution to diabetes management knowledge and healthcare practice for people with Type 2 Diabetes.
Participants will receive a $15 gift card of their choice either Target or Walmart upon completing the survey. The gift card will be sent via postal mail.
Defeat Diabetes Foundation fully supports this survey.
If you have any question about the study, please do not hesitate to contact David Rosenthal (principal investigator: 608-263-5941, or email@example.com) or Mayu Fujikawa (student investigator: 608-213-4220, or firstname.lastname@example.org). Thank you very much for your participation! Take the survey here.
Participate in an NIH funded study for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
The study is testing Websites about self-managing neuropathic pain.
You may or may not experience reduced pain and increased physical functioning.
You may learn more about diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION
Neuropathic Pain Study Coordinator
1-800-848-3895, extension 245
Participants may receive up to $175 for completing all study requirements
The study is funded by a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to Inflexxion, Inc., an independent research firm. It has been approved by the New England Institutional Review Board (NEIRB). The Principal Investigator is Dr. Jonas Bromberg.
Please Join Find A Cure Panel for Type 1 Diabetes research and help support Defeat Diabetes Foundation:
We are excited to announce an affiliation with Find A Cure Panel where people with Type 1 Diabetes and their caregivers can participate in quantitative online research designed specifically for them. For every survey completed by those who register, Find A Cure Panel will donate a minimum of $25 to Defeat Diabetes Foundation.
Complete the two minute profile
If you have Type 2 diabetes, are between the ages of 18 to 50 years and have no known hearing loss, you could be eligible to participate in a research study. Interested participants will meet at the Northeastern Speech, Language and Hearing Center for one session lasting less than 3 hours in length. The testing is not invasive or painful. Participation is voluntary. Also seeking people without diabetes as control subjects. For more information please contact Shoshannah Kantor, Au.D. Graduate Student or call 802.272.8889
California School of Psychology
Type II diabetes may be preventable. Some of the factors for its prevalence include infant feeding practices, attachment, weight control, and exercise.
Understanding the specific causes of Type II diabetes is an ongoing project for researchers and part of the process includes history-taking through questionnaires.
They really need Type 2 participants! For more information and a chance to receive a $100 gift certificate.
Health Related Quality of Life
Being conducted by a health psychology student of the London Metropolitan University into health related quality of life. Open to adults (over 18 years of age) with diabetes, asthma or no identified health condition. To participate in study.
Stanford University conducts a number of studies and are always seeking participants. To review the opportunities available through Stanford visit.
University of California San Francisco
University of California conducts a number of studies and are always seeking participants. To review the opportunities available through UCSF visit.
Updated February 13, 2013
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