TYPE I DIABETES
COMIRB # 11-0693
Principal Investigator: Irene Schauer, MD
Adults with type 1 diabetes are needed for a research study of the effects of an FDA-approved medication on metabolism and blood vessel function
You may be eligible to participate in this research study if:
¨ You have type 1 diabetes
¨ You are 25-59 years old
¨ You exercise vigorously less than four times per week
¨ You have normal blood pressure
The research study includes:
¨ Physical exam and blood draws
¨ Assessment of body composition, insulin sensitivity, blood vessel function
¨ Muscle biopsies
¨ Taking an FDA-approved drug (metformin) or placebo for 6 weeks on two separate occasions.
Compensation is provided.
To learn more about the research study or to find out if you are eligible to participate, please contact: