Genetics study for African-American or Mexican-Americans who have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes or do not have diabetes and do not have an immediate family member with type 1 diabetes.
Natural history study for relatives of individuals with Type 1 diabetes, who will be screened to determine if they are at risk for developing diabetes.
To participate in either screening, individuals must be between the ages of 1 and 45 years and have a sibling, child, or parent with type 1 diabetes or be between the ages of 1 and 20 with a cousin, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, grandparent or half-sibling with type 1 diabetes.
Screenings will held in the Riley Outpatient Center (MSA3) on May 20, June 22, July 27, and Aug. 10. Please call 317-278-8879 or 866-230-8486 to schedule an appointment. Screening involves answering some questions and a simple blood test.
Qualified participants will be compensated for their time and parking expense.