Diabetes Type 1 Men and Women, 18 to 50 years of age needed for research study.

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Barrett Eugene, J
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Official Trial Title
The Impact of Fitness and Mineralocorticoid Receptor Blockade on Vascular Dysfunction in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes
Study Description

The Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology is conducting a clinical research study. We want to learn more about how an investigational drug and /or exercise training affects the elasticity in the blood vessels of adults with Type 1 Diabetes. You may be eligible if you have Type 1 Diabetes but otherwise healthy, are 18-50 years of age and have been on insulin for at least 5 years.

Participation involves two 24-week treatment periods with either an exercise program or taking the study drug. Each period includes three outpatient visits lasting ~30 min, three exercise testing visits lasting ~1.5 hrs, three outpatient admissions lasting ~ 8-10 hrs.

All visits are during the week, and require blood draws. The study will take approx. 6 months to complete.

For more information please call Lee Hartline at 434-924-5247 or email:lmh9d@virginia.edu


$1,400 paid in installments throughout the study