Other Patient Resources
Information about clinical trials
Diabetes Forecast- participating in a clinical trial
NIH – why participate in a clinical trial?
http://www.niddk.nih.gov - The National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) conducts, supports, and coordinates research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health. The Institute supports clinical research on the diseases of internal medicine and related subspecialty fields, as well as many basic science disciplines. NIDDK is a sponsor of the PERL study and their website provides valuable information about type 1 diabetes.
http://jdrf.org/ - JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove the impact of type 1 diabetes from people’s lives until we achieve a world without type 1 diabetes. JDRF is a sponsor of the PERL study and their website provide valuable information about type 1 diabetes.
http://clinicaltrials.gov - More information about the PERL study may also be found on the NIH-sponsored ClinicalTrials.gov, a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world. Learn more About Clinical Studies and About This Site, including relevant History, Policies, and Laws. The PERL study is registered on ClinicalTrials.gov.