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Diabetes Type 1 clinical trials at UCSD

12 in progress, 2 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

Our lead scientists for Diabetes Type 1 research studies include .

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