The NICHD conducts and supports a variety of clinical research related to diabetes. A few key ones have been highlighted. Select a link below to learn more about these projects.
Featured NICHD Clinical Trials on Diabetes
- Cultivating Healthy Environments in Families with Type 1 Diabetes (CHEF)—Designed to determine the usefulness of specific dietary changes and behavioral interventions in managing Type 1 diabetes. Specifically, the program teaches an emphasis on more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and other whole foods with a low glycemic index, plus proper preparation. NCT00999375
- Evaluation of Patients with Endocrine-Related Conditions—Designed to study patients with various endocrine disorders with two goals in mind: a) learn more about the conditions themselves and b) train endocrine specialists. NCT00005664
- Glyburide and Metformin for GDM—A pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic study evaluating glyburide, metformin, and combination treatment for gestational diabetes mellitus. NCT01329016
- Mood and Insulin Resistance in Adolescents at Risk for Diabetes—This study tests whether a group program designed to improve mood also can help improve insulin resistance in teenage girls who are at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes, or whether a group program that teaches healthy living skills is just as helpful. NCT01425905
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Information on current NIH-sponsored clinical trials on diabetes is available at the link below or by calling 1-800-411-1222.