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Participate in Research is designed to connect potential volunteers with open research studies. We are looking for volunteers just like you to help answer important questions about diabetes. This page lists diabetes studies that may apply to you or someone you know. If you find a study that you’d like to participate in, you can contact the study team with questions or to volunteer. Join us to improve the health of others.

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UW Medicine Diabetes Care Center
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The UW Medicine Diabetes Care Center offers state-of-the-art, comprehensive care to patients with type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, severe insulin resistance, cystic fibrosis related diabetes and transplant-related diabetes.

Active Studies

GLP1 Brain MR

In recent years a new group of medications to control blood sugar have been approved by the FDA. These “GLP1-RA” drugs have been proven to work well on lowering blood sugars and improving the health of patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Early data also indicates…

Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (PDPN) Study

The EN 21-01 study is testing a new investigational medication, called NRD135S.E1, to see if it is helpful and safe for patients with painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy. NRD135S.E1 showed a decrease in pain after 3 weeks of study treatment when compared to a placebo in…

Golden Age Activity Survey

This research study is a collaboration between the University of Wyoming and the University of Washington. We are asking you to complete this survey because you are over the age of 65 years. The purpose of this survey is to better understand various health behaviors…

TOPPLE study for adults with type 1 diabetes who live in the Seattle area

Patients ages 18 – 45 with type 1 diabetes diagnosed in the past four years have an opportunity to participate in a TrialNet study that is testing the safety of a new treatment, NNC0361-0041. The treatment is a plasmid vector designed to transfer DNA into…


Identify patients and families with novel rare/atypical forms of diabetes and characterize the underlying molecular mechanisms Outreach and inclusivity of minority and underrepresented populations Perform genetic and phenotypic characterization of participants Construct an access-controlled biorepository and database Make data and biosamples available to the scientific…

UW Medicine COVERED Registry

The UW Medicine Diabetes Institute is the proud home of the COVERED Registry. COVERED stands for Community of Volunteers Engaged in Research to End Diabetes. The goal of this patient registry is to connect people interested in diabetes care with researchers studying diabetes and other…

BRIDGE study of Type 1 Diabetes at Benaroya Research Institute

We are inviting you to participate in a research study to help us improve our understanding of diabetes and immune mediated diseases. The study consists of a computer registry where we store your contact, research, and health information, and a sample repository where we keep…

Pathway to Prevention study of the development of type 1 diabetes

TrialNet’s Pathway to Prevention studies the development of type 1 diabetes, and screens relatives of people with type 1 diabetes for their risk of developing the disease. Relatives of people with type 1 diabetes have about a 3 to 4 percent chance of being positive…