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Diabetes clinical trials at UCSD

27 in progress, 12 open to eligible people

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  • Oral Ladarixin in Recent Onset Type 1 Diabetes and a Low Residual β-cell Function

    open to eligible people ages 14-45

    The objective of this clinical trial is to assess whether ladarixin treatment is effective in preserving beta-cell function and delaying the progression of type 1 diabetes (T1D) in adolescent and adult patients. The safety of ladarixin in the specific clinical setting will be also evaluated.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • Acetazolamide in Persons With Type 1 Diabetes

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a dose finding trial where participants will receive escalating doses of acetazolamide, each for a 2-week dosing period followed by a 2-week washout period. The three doses examined will be open-label 62.5mg twice daily, 125mg twice daily, and 250mg twice daily of acetazolamide. A baseline Iohexol GFR (glomerular filtration rate) measurement will be performed prior to the first administration of each acetazolamide dose and then again following each dosing period. Including a screening visit and a follow-up visit, there will be a total of 8 study visits over approximately 16 weeks.

    La Jolla, California

  • Afrezza® INHALE-1 Study in Pediatrics

    open to eligible people ages 4-17

    INHALE-1 is a Phase 3, open-label, randomized clinical study evaluating the efficacy and safety of Afrezza in combination with a basal insulin (i.e., the Afrezza group) versus insulin aspart, insulin lispro or insulin glulisine in combination with a basal insulin (i.e., the Rapid-acting Insulin Analog [RAA] injection group) in pediatric subjects with type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus. Following 26 weeks of randomized treatment (i.e., Afrezza or RAA injection combined with a basal insulin), all subjects will enter a treatment extension where subjects will receive Afrezza until Week 52. The purpose of the treatment extension is to assess safety and efficacy with continued use of Afrezza. Pediatric subjects ≥4 and <18 years of age will be enrolled in this study. Subjects will be randomly assigned in a 1:1 ratio to either the Afrezza group or the RAA injection group. The study is composed of: - Up to 5-week screening/run-in period - 26 week randomized treatment period - 26-week treatment extension - 4-week follow-up period

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Dosimetry of Tc-99m-Tilmanocept

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This proposal will use kidney SPECT/CT of Tc-99m-tilmanocept to evaluate the mesangial changes seen in diabetics across the spectrum of kidney disease as well as persons with hypertensive kidney disease, the next most common cause of kidney disease in patients with diabetes. We aim to demonstrate that these different disease types and stages can be differentiated with Tc-99m-tilmanocept SPECT/CT and can thus be used for future trials evaluating early diagnosis and treatment of diabetic nephropathy.

    San Diego, California

  • Electrical Vestibular Nerve Stimulation (VeNS) Compared to Sham Control as a Means of Improving Glycemic Control in Adults With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

    open to eligible people ages 22-70

    Trial Title A randomized, double blind sham controlled clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of vestibular nerve stimulation (VeNS), together with a lifestyle modification program, compared to a sham control with a lifestyle modification program, as a means of improving glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of non-invasive electrical vestibular nerve stimulation (VeNS), together with a lifestyle modification program, as a method of reducing HbA1c, as compared to a sham control. Allocation: Randomized to either active device or control device usage. All subjects will receive the same lifestyle advice. Endpoint classification: Efficacy Study Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment in 1:1 active to control allocation Trial Participants: Those who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Sample Size: The aim is to recruit a total of 200 participants. Planned Trial Period: The study will last 24 weeks in total for each subject. The primary analysis will be conducted at the 24 weeks timepoint. The study in total is estimated to take about 1.5 years to complete.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • EPPIC-Net: Novaremed Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy ISA

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to investigate the safety and efficacy of the current hard gelatin capsule formulation of NRD135S.E1 80 mg once daily in the treatment of PDPN when administered for 13 weeks.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • EPPIC-Net: Platform Protocol to Assess Treatments for Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a Platform Protocol to perform Phase II clinical trials in The Early Phase Pain Investigation Clinical Network (EPPIC-Net), under The Helping to End Addiction Long-termSM Initiative, or NIH HEAL InitiativeSM, related to the treatment of Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (PDPN) in a platform setting to test multiple assets under a single protocol.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Immune Effects of Vedolizumab With or Without Anti-TNF Pre-treatment in T1D

    open to eligible people ages 18-45

    The underlying hypothesis is that vedolizumab will modify immune cell trafficking in type 1 diabetes, and that this will be enhanced by pre-treatment with etanercept. This study will determine whether there is mechanistic evidence in support of this hypothesis and provide preliminary information about safety, efficacy, and tolerability of vedolizumab with and without pretreatment with etanercept in adults with type 1 diabetes (T1D)

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • Metformin in Pre-Diabetes on Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular OuTcomes

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This research will help us to learn if the medicine called metformin reduces the risk of death, heart attacks, and/or strokes in patients who have pre-diabetes and heart or blood vessel problems.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • More Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program for Families With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

    open to eligible people ages up to 18 years

    Rady Children's Hospital San Diego (RCHSD), UCSD Division of Child and Community Health and the Center for Community Health, and Northgate Gonzalez (NG) Markets will collaborate to create a Produce Prescription Program (Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program) to be implemented in the RCHSD Diabetes Clinic. We will provide families on Medi-Cal who have a child with T2DM with a fruit and vegetable prescription (FVRx) which will enhance their ability to purchase GusNIP-eligible fresh fruits and vegetables (FV). These prescriptions will be delivered in the form of an electronic voucher that can be filled at any NG Markets throughout San Diego and Riverside counties. The goal of this program is to increase the purchase and consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables, decrease food insecurity, and improve metabolic outcomes for children with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).

    San Diego, California

  • Semaglutide Treatment in the Real-world for Fibrosis Due to NAFLD in Obesity and T2DM

    open to eligible people ages 40-79

    Conduct a community intervention study that will 1) validate a screening approach to identify patients at risk for advanced NAFLD in the obese or T2DM population, and 2) test whether semaglutide treatment is effective for the management of significant fibrosis due to NAFLD in high-risk patients.

    La Jolla, California

  • Time-Restricted Eating for Type II Diabetes: TRE-T2D

    open to eligible people ages 18-70

    This is a randomized clinical trial to assess the feasibility and efficacy of time-restricted eating (TRE) to improve glucose regulation and cardiovascular health of participants with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Participants will be randomized into 2 groups: 1) standard of care (SOC), in which they will continue to follow their physician's treatment plan, or 2) SOC and TRE (8-10 hours eating window).

    La Jolla, California

  • Tirzepatide (LY3298176) Compared With Dulaglutide on Major Cardiovascular Events in Participants With Type 2 Diabetes

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of the trial is to assess the efficacy and safety of tirzepatide to dulaglutide in participants with type 2 diabetes and increased cardiovascular risk.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • Advancing Understanding of Transportation Options

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This Stage II randomized, controlled, longitudinal trial seeks to assess the acceptability, feasibility, and effects of a driving decision aid use among geriatric patients and providers. This multi-site trial will (1) test the driving decision aid (DDA) in improving decision making and quality (knowledge, decision conflict, values concordance and behavior intent); and (2) determine its effects on specific subpopulations of older drivers (stratified for cognitive function, decisional capacity, and attitudinally readiness for a mobility transition). The overarching hypotheses are that the DDA will help older adults make high-quality decisions, which will mitigate the negative psychosocial impacts of driving reduction, and that optimal DDA use will target certain populations and settings.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • Combination Adjunctive Therapy to Address Multiple Metabolic Imbalances in Type 1 Diabetes

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    This is a single site, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial to quantify the effects of combination adjunctive therapy on glycemic control, ketogenesis during insulinopenia, insulin resistance, and diabetes burden and quality of life.

  • Diabetes Autoimmunity Withdrawn In New Onset and In Established Patients

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The study is a prospective, randomized, 52-week double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter trial in subjects with T1D followed by a 2-year safety follow-up.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Diamyd Administered Into Lymph Nodes in Individuals Recently Diagnosed With Type 1 Diabetes, Carrying the HLA DR3-DQ2 Haplotype

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    The objective of DIAGNODE-3 is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of three intranodal injections of 4 μg of Diamyd compared to placebo, along with oral Vitamin D supplementation, to preserve endogenous beta cell function and influence glycemic parameters in adolescent and adults recently diagnosed with T1D carrying the HLA DR3-DQ2 haplotype.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • GRA in Patients With Type 1

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This study will examine the effects a Glucagon Receptor Antagonist (GRA), has on Insulin Sensitivity, Cardiovascular risks (CVD), and Ketone body formation in participants with Type 1 diabetes. The participants will complete blood tests, tests to measure energy expenditure, CVD risks, and insulin resistance. These tests will be performed prior to start of treatment and again after 12-weeks of treatment with the GRA (called REMD-477).

    La Jolla, California

  • Glucagon Rescue of Insulin-Induced Hypoglycemia in Adults With Type 1 Diabetes Treated With Volagidemab

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    This trial is designed to evaluate the effect of glucagon receptor antagonism by volagidemab (once weekly) on glucose recovery from hypoglycemia after treatment with glucagon in adults with type 1 diabetes. After informed consent, Screening procedures to establish subject eligibility will be performed within a period of 28 days. Approximately 24 subjects with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) on stable doses of insulin will be enrolled. After enrollment, subjects will undergo a baseline Hypoglycemia Recovery Procedure (with glucagon rescue). Subjects will then receive volagidemab subcutaneously (SC) once weekly for 6 weeks. At the end of the treatment phase, subjects will undergo a second Hypoglycemia Recovery Procedure. Subjects will be followed for 6 weeks after the last volagidemab dose with a final End-of-Study (EOS) visit during Week 12. The primary outcome will be the change in time to glucagon treatment success at Week 6 versus baseline.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Cannabis Derivatives in Neuropathic Pain

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Veterans with diabetes are more likely than diabetic civilians to develop disabling chronic diabetic neuropathic pain (CDNP). Research on frontline treatments for CDNP (enhanced glycemic control, exercise, pharmacological agents), shows inconsistent outcomes and dissatisfaction among Veterans. Veterans and clinicians have shown significant interest in cannabis derivatives (THC, CBD) for neuropathic pain control, but there are no well-controlled trials guiding expectations for benefit and adverse outcomes associated with cannabis for CDNP. Because Veterans are likely to present with pain and pain-related polymorbidity significantly differing from that of civilians, a well-structured clinical trial of cannabinoids for Veterans with CDNP is vital. The present phase II study will offer the first evidence describing the potential benefits and adverse effects of cannabinoids for CDNP in Veterans using a four-arm, double-blind, multisite randomized trial comparing THC, CBD, THC+CBD and placebo on neuropathic pain outcomes.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • AT-001 in Patients With Diabetic Cardiomyopathy

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled, 2-part study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of AT-001 in adult patients (N=675) with Diabetic Cardiomyopathy at high risk of progression to overt heart failure.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • Suppression of Endogenous Glucose Production by Injectable HDV-Insulin Lispro: A Dose Response Study in Human Subjects With Type 1 Diabetes

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    Single-center, double-blind, random-sequence study assessing the HDV dose-response relationship to Endogenous Glucose Production (EGP), Free Fatty Acids (FFA) and Glucose Disposal Rate (GDR) during a euglycemic clamp procedure following overnight stabilization of blood glucose with intravenous insulin (and, if needed intravenous glucose). EGP and GDR will be determined using established radioisotope methodology. The concentration of Hepatic Directed Vesicles (HDV) in the insulin lispro (LIS) infused during the clamp procedure will be varied such that the percentage of HDV-bound LIS will range from 0%, 1%, 10%, and 100%. Each participant will thus undergo four clamp procedures at the four different HDV levels. LIS will be infused at a constant dose (6 mU/m2/min) for each of the four procedures.

  • THC Effects on Glucose in Type 2 Diabetes

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    This study will examine the effects THC has on Glucose Metabolism and Endothelial Functioning in participants with Type 2 Diabetes. The participants will complete blood tests and tests to measure energy expenditure, CVD risks, and glucose metabolism. These tests will be performed prior to start of treatment and again after 2-weeks of treatment with the THC or placebo.

    La Jolla, California

  • Influence of Time-Restricted Eating in Patients With Metabolic Syndrome

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    In a randomized controlled trial, the investigators intend to measure the health impact of TRE in patients with metabolic syndrome (with three or more of the following criteria: increased waist circumference, abnormal cholesterol levels, elevated blood pressure, or elevated blood sugar), who habitually eat for more than 14 hours every day. Patients will be randomly assigned to a control group of behavioral nutrition counseling (standard of care) or the intervention group of behavioral nutrition counseling with the addition of adopting a 8-10 hour eating window for 12 weeks (TRE).

    La Jolla, California

  • AI Ready and Equitable Atlas for Diabetes Insights

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    The study will collect a cross-sectional dataset of 4000 people across the US from diverse racial/ethnic groups who are either 1) healthy, or 2) belong in one of the three stages of diabetes severity (pre-diabetes/diet controlled, oral medication and/or non-insulin-injectable medication controlled, or insulin dependent), forming a total of four groups of patients. Clinical data (social determinants of health surveys, continuous glucose monitoring data, biomarkers, genetic data, retinal imaging, cognitive testing, etc.) will be collected. The purpose of this project is data generation to allow future creation of artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) algorithms aimed at defining disease trajectories and underlying genetic links in different racial/ethnic cohorts. A smaller subgroup of participants will be invited to come for a follow-up visit in year 4 of the project (longitudinal arm of the study). Data will be placed in an open-source repository and samples will be sent to the study sample repository and used for future research.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • MIRACLE of LIFE Study

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The goal of this observational study is to develop and validate cell-free RNA-based biomarkers for predicting a variety of adverse pregnancy outcomes in a pregnant person population. The main question it aims to answer are: 1. Can cell-free RNA-based biomarkers predict which pregnant people are at greatest risk of developing adverse pregnancy outcomes (e.g., preterm birth, preeclampsia)? 2. What is the performance of such biomarkers when predicting an adverse pregnancy outcome (e.g., sensitivity, specificity, PPV, NPV, TPR)?

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study AD/ADRD Project

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    The DPPOS AD/ADRD project will address the overarching question: What are the determinants and the nature of cognitive impairment among persons with pre-diabetes (PreD) and type 2 diabetes (T2D), who are a high-risk group for cognitive impairment and represent a large fraction of the United States (US) population? This U19 proposal addresses the National Alzheimer's Project Act goal to "prevent, halt, or reverse AD" in the high-risk group of persons with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes, who represent over half of the population aged 60 years and older in the US.

    San Diego, California and other locations

Our lead scientists for Diabetes research studies include .

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