Pilot Study of Hippocampal Function in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM)
This trial has been completed.
|Condition||type 1 diabetes mellitus|
|Sponsor||Washington University School of Medicine|
|Start date||April 2007|
|End date||December 2013|
|Trial size||91 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT00918801, 06-0786|
This study is an expansion of a previous study done to determine how thinking skills relate to hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) and certain regions of the brain in children and adolescents. In this study, the investigators are testing thinking skills and measuring brain activity in adolescents with and without type 1 diabetes mellitus.
|Observational model||case control|
Adolescents ages 13-18 with T1DM
Healthy adolescents ages 13-18 without T1DM
Male or female participants from 13 years up to 18 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - Age 13 - 18 - Right handed - Diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes OR normal sibling control - If diabetic, then diagnosis for at least 2 years Exclusion Criteria: - Pregnant or lactating - Chronic disease other than well-controlled asthma, or Hashimoto's thyroiditis. - Other current serious medical illness - Co-morbid psychiatric illness - Co-morbid neurological illness - Pre-maturity at birth - Contraindication to MRI scan - orthodontic braces.
|Official title||Pilot Study of Hippocampal Function in T1DM|
|Principal investigator||Tamara G Hershey, PhD.|
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