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Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet

TrialNetType 1 Diabetes TrialNet is a clinical study of relatives of individuals who have Type 1 diabetes. The primary purpose of the study is  to determine if these family members are at risk for developing Type 1 diabetes.

Billings Clinic is considered a screening site for this clinical study.  Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet  is a part of  network of researchers dedicated to the study, prevention, and early treatment of type 1 diabetes. TrialNet does studies to:

  • Learn more about the factors that put some people at risk for developing diabetes
  • Test treatments that could help delay or prevent diabetes, and
  • Test treatments that might help people keep producing their own insulin when they are first diagnosed with diabetes. of 18 clinical centers working in cooperation with screening sites throughout the United States and other countries. This network is dedicated to the study, prevention and early treatment of type 1 diabetes

You can help by participating in this clinical study. Participants in the study must be between 1 and 45 years of age and are a first degree relative (sibling, child, or parent) of an individual with Type 1 diabetes. Or, if you are between 1 and 20 years of age with a second degree relative (cousin, aunt/uncle, nephew/niece, or grandparent) of an individual with  Type 1 diabetes.

Dr. Fred Gunville, MD is the principal investigator. If you are interested in participating in this clinical research trial, please contact Tami Nelson, LPN, 406-238-2307 or 1-800-332-7156, ext. 2307.

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Billings Clinic offers diabetes education programs in Billings in Adult Endocrinology, Billings Clinic Pregnancy Diabetes Clinic (Maternal Fetal Medicine), and Billings Clinic Pediatrics (downtown); also Billings Clinic Cody, Billings Clinic Miles City and Bozeman OB/GYN have been recognized by the American Diabetes Association for Quality Self-Management Education.

TrialNet Team Members:
Jodie Pekovich, RD, CDE
Dr. Fred Gunville, MD
Tami Nelson, LPN

To learn more, contact:
Tami Nelson, LPN
406-238-2307 or
1-800-332-7156, ext. 2307

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