Research

Type 2 Diabetes Youth Study

Protocol Description

The purpose of this study is to evaluate why children develop Type 2 diabetes and if they have blood vessel problems.

Eligibility Criteria

Type 2 diabetes, healthy overweight children, and overweight children at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes will be enrolled. Patients shall have been diagnosed with diabetes for 0 to 7 years.

Boys: 10 to 20 years
Girls: 10 to 20 years

Requirements
A screening interview, and physical exam will be administered. The actual study involves blood tests, body composition and carotid ultrasound.

Duration: 2 visits (overnight)

Status: Open for Enrollment

Contact Information

To get started, please contact:
412-692-8721

Last Update
April 24, 2013
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Last Update
April 24, 2013
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