TODAY Genetics Study
Diseases and Conditions Researched
Type 2 Diabetes
What is the purpose of this trial?
The TODAY study group has prepared a protocol with the primary objective of collecting blood and phenotypic information to be used to explore relationships between candidate genes and type 2 diabetes (T2D), as well as obesity, insulin resistance, and cardiovascular complications of insulin resistance. Participation in the genetics study includes a blood draw for analysis of diabetes type and DNA extraction, as well as collection of basic family and medical history. Appropriate informed consent and assent are obtained from all participants to extract DNA and send blood, genetic material, and medical history to the Central Repository of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The data are kept indefinitely by the Central Repository. The NIDDK will issue requests for proposals (RFP) throughout the scientific community for research that may help in the development of new diagnostic tests, new treatments, and new ways to prevent diabetes and other related comorbidities.
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|Sponsor:||National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive & Kidney Diseases|
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