The NICHD conducts and supports a variety of clinical research related to diabetes. Select a link below to learn more about these projects.
Featured NICHD Clinical Trials
- Cultivating Healthy Environments in Families with Type 1 Diabetes (CHEF)
This study is 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.
- Evaluation of Patients with Endocrine-Related Conditions
This trial is 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.
- Glyburide and Metformin for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)
This pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic study evaluates glyburide, metformin, and combination treatment for GDM.
- Mifepristone for Metabolic Syndrome
The purpose of this trial is to evaluate whether the drug mifepristone can reverse or improve glucose intolerance, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and weight gain in overweight and obese men and women with impaired fasting glucose or mild diabetes.
- 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.
NICHD Clinical Trials
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Information on current NIH-sponsored clinical trials on diabetes is available by following the link below or by calling 800-411-1222.