02 May Neuroimaging in Youth and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes
One in five adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes exhibit disordered eating behaviors (DEB)—nearly twice the rate among healthy peers and affecting females more than males. Several studies show that those with DEB have worse health outcomes.
Researchers at the Seattle Children’s Hospital want to learn more about changes in the brain of adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
If you decide to take part in this 2-hour study, you would complete:1. Questionnaires 2. A fasting blood draw 3. Body measurements including a DXA Scan 4. Brain imaging (magnetic resonance imaging – MRI). If you participate in the study, you will receive up to $125 in gift cards and free parking.
Research is always voluntary!
You may be a good fit for this study if you or your child are:https://redcap.iths.org/surveys/?s=H4T3WCW8P4JWR8X3– Male or Female – Between the ages of 15-25 years old – Willingness to complete blood draw, MRI and body measurements – English speaking For Diabetes Group: – Has had type 1 diabetes for at least 1 year – On either subcutaneous insulin injection or insulin pump therapy For Healthy Control Group: – No diabetes – Body mass index 18-25 kg/m2 or < 85%-ile Please complete this brief survey to find out if you are eligible to participate:
Additional Study Details
Full Study Title
The Interactions of Disordered Eating Behavior, Glycemic Control, and Adiposity on Hypothalamic Gliosis in Adolescents and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes
Alyssa Huang, MD
Accepts Healthy Volunteers?
University of Washington Diabetes Research Center
750 Republican Street 3rd Floor
Seattle, Washington 98109