Preventing Type 1 Diabetes in Relatives at Risk

Description:

This study is to find out if taking an oral insulin capsule by mouth will prevent or delay diabetes in people whose relatives already have type 1 diabetes. If someone in your family has type 1 diabetes, you and other family members may have an increased risk for developing diabetes. If you have diabetes, your body fails to produce enough insulin.

Medication Under Study:
Oral insulin

Full study title:
Oral Insulin for Prevention of Diabetes in Relatives at Risk for Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

IRB Study ID:
070506


Who may qualify:

Males and females, ages 3 to 20, who have relatives with type 1 diabetes

If you are interested in this study or have questions about your child's eligibility, please contact:

Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute: 330-543-5012

For urgent patient care matters involving a current study patient, please call: 330-920-5774

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