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<p>The Indiana University School of Medicine Division of Endocrinology at Riley Hospital for Children seek participants for two research studies.</p>

Volunteers Needed for Diabetes Research Study

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.