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Diabetes clinical trials at UCSD

25 in progress, 7 open to eligible people

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  • A Study of Oral Ladarixin in New-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

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

    open to eligible people ages 40 years and up

    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

  • Effects of GRA in Patients With Type 1

    open to eligible people ages 18-65

    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

  • Epidermal Adhesive Sensors to Enhance Continuous Glucose Measurement in Patients With Diabetes: The EASE Study

    open to eligible people ages 18-75

    Self-testing of glucose by patients living with diabetes mellitus (DM) involves needles, which can cause discomfort or inconvenience; these and other factors can lead to decreased willingness to perform these checks that are vital to DM management. While technology has evolved, a needle-free glucose monitoring device is currently not available. The investigators are studying a glucose sensor that adheres to the skin, similarly to a temporary tattoo. This sensor can now obtain continuous readings. As it has not yet been tested in individuals with DM, this study will examine its accuracy and acceptability in these patients. Results from this clinical trial could serve as the basis for further development of a non-invasive, wearable glucose sensor that can provide measurements of glucose levels continuously.

    San Diego, California

  • Multi-component Intervention for Diabetes in Adults With Serious Mental Illness

    open to eligible people ages 18-65

    Persons with schizophrenia and other serious mental illnesses have a high risk for type 2 diabetes and an increased risk of premature mortality compared to the general population. The goals of the proposed study are to implement a multimodal lifestyle intervention to reduce that risk in these individuals living in residential care facilities, a common housing modality for people with serious mental illnesses. If successful, this intervention will lead to reduction in excess medical comorbidity and mortality in persons with serious mental illnesses.

    La Jolla, California

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

    open to eligible people ages 18-75

    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

  • 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

  • A Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy Study of VC-02™ Combination Product in Subjects With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia Unawareness

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    VC02-101 will evaluate an experimental cell replacement therapy intended to provide a functional cure to subjects with Type 1 Diabetes and Hypoglycemia Unawareness.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Accuracy Comparison of Two CGMs in Hospitalized Patients

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of the study is to determine the accuracy of two different continuous blood sugar monitoring systems in hospitalized patients by comparing them standard laboratory blood sugar testing in the hospital.

    La Jolla, California

  • 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 GRA and SGLT-2i Treatment in Type 1 Diabetes

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    A pilot study for individuals with Type 1 Diabetes who are willing to add an SGLT-2i (Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter-2 Inhibitor) in combination with placebo or a GRA (Glucagon Receptor Antagonist) to their current diabetes treatment regimen. There will be 15 study visits over approximately 14 weeks in this cross-over study design. Treatment "A" consists of an SGLT-2i + GRA for 4 weeks and treatment "B" consists of an SGLT-2i + placebo for 4 weeks. All participants will complete both treatment "A" and treatment "B" with a 6-week washout period in between the treatments. Testing includes 3 insulin withdraw challenges, 3 muscle biopsies, 3 fat biopsies, 3 vascular ultrasounds along with blood collection and vitals.

    La Jolla, California

  • Control-IQ Observational (CLIO) Post-Approval Study

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Post-approval study designed to collect primarily safety data on the US FDA-cleared product, t:slim X2 insulin pump with Control-IQ technology (Control-IQ system).

    San Diego, California

  • Dapagliflozin Effects on Hypoglycemia

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of this research study will be to test and evaluate if dapagliflozin has an effect on the amount of glucagon (a hormone produced by the pancreas and stomach that stimulates liver glucose production) produced by the body and if that change will improve recovery time from hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) in participants with Type 1 Diabetes.

    La Jolla, California

  • 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

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

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    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

  • Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Objective: The Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT) demonstrated the powerful impact of glycemic control on the early manifestations of microvascular complications. Contemporary prospective data on the evolution of macrovascular and late microvascular complications of type 1 diabetes are limited. The Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC) study is a multi-center, longitudinal, observational study designed to utilize the well-characterized DCCT cohort of ~1,400 participants to determine the long-term effects of prior separation of glycemic levels on micro- and macrovascular outcomes. The current phase of EDIC also focuses on the interaction between and the effects of aging and long-duration diabetes on cognitive and physical function as well as the long-term effects of diabetes-related complications on quality-of-life and health care costs. EDIC is in its 27th year of follow-up. Methods: Data collection focuses on micro- and macrovascular complications. Annual or biennial measurements (using DCCT methods, standardized protocols and central laboratories) of vascular events, albumin excretion, GFR, ECG, ankle-brachial BP index, serum lipids and HbA1c allows the following analyses: 1) continuation of intention-to-treat analyses to determine long-term effects of prior separation of glycemic levels; 2) risk factors for macrovascular outcomes; 3) correlation of progression of micro- and macrovascular outcomes.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Evaluation of the Efficacy and Safety of Duodenal Mucosal Resurfacing Using the Revita® System in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes on Insulin Therapy

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    The Revita® system is being investigated to assess the efficacy of DMR versus Sham on improvement in Glycemic, Hepatic and Cardiovascular endpoints for patients with Type 2 Diabetes who are inadequately controlled with insulin therapy. The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the efficacy and safety of the Fractyl DMR Procedure using the Revita® System compared to a sham. Subjects randomized to the DMR procedure will be followed per protocol till 48 weeks post treatment. Subjects in the Sham treatment arm will be offered cross over to receive the DMR treatment at 48 weeks and will be followed per protocol for 48 weeks post treatment.

    Coronado, California and other locations

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

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    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

  • Investigation of Metformin in Pre-Diabetes on Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular OuTcomes

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    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

  • Medical Optimization of Management of Type 2 Diabetes Complicating Pregnancy (MOMPOD)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Purpose: The objective of this proposal is to study the safety and efficacy of metformin added to insulin for treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) among pregnant women. Participants: 950 pregnant women with type 2 diabetes complicating pregnancy from 10 U.S. clinical centers Procedures (methods): Pregnant women with T2DM between 10 weeks and 22 weeks 6 days and a singleton fetus will be randomized to double-blinded insulin/placebo versus insulin/metformin. Primary outcome is composite adverse neonatal outcome (clinically relevant hypoglycemia, birth trauma, hyperbilirubinemia, stillbirth/neonatal death). Study visits monthly at clinical visits; blood draw at 24-30 weeks, newborn anthropometric measurements at less than 72 hours of life. Maternal and infant outcomes will be chart abstracted.

    San Diego, California and other locations

  • Metabolic Pathways of GRA in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    A pilot study for individuals with Type 1 Diabetes who are willing to add a GRA (Glucagon Receptor Antagonist) to their current Diabetes treatment regimen. There will be 10 study visits over the course of approximately 8 weeks, with 4 weeks of once weekly, subcutaneous GRA (REMD-477) injection. Testing includes 2 MRI scans, 2 glucose challenges, and 2 insulin withdrawal challenges along with physical assessments and vitals.

    La Jolla, California

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

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    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

  • Personalized Fingertip Glucose Measurement With a Touch Sensor

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    Self-testing of glucose by patients living with diabetes mellitus (DM) involves needles, which causes discomfort or inconvenience eventually lead to decreased willingness to perform such needle-based check-ups that are vital to DM management. While technology has evolved, currently there is no glucose monitoring device that is needle-free. The investigators are studying a glucose sensor that detects glucose non-invasively, from sweat on an individual's fingertip. As it has not yet been tested in individuals with DM, the team will examine its accuracy and acceptability in these patients. Results from this clinical trial could serve as the basis for further development of a non-invasive glucose sensor.

  • 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

  • Unidas Por la Vida: A Healthy Lifestyle Intervention for High-risk Latina Dyads

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    Mexican American women have significantly elevated rates of obesity and type 2 diabetes. The proposed study tests a novel intervention that capitalizes on an existing important family dyad (mothers and their adult daughters) to foster clinically significant and long-lasting health behavior change. If found to effective, this intervention strategy has great potential to address health disparities in this, and other, at-risk populations.

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