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UF Type 1 Diabetes Risk Screening Event

  • When: Saturday, June 8, 2019,  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: UF Clinical & Translational Research Building,2004 Mowry Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free

No Appointment Necessary.
The TrialNet team from UF will be screening eligible relatives of people with type 1 diabetes through the Pathway to Prevention Study. Participating involves a simple blood test that could detect an increased risk up to ten years before symptoms appear. Anyone between the ages of 2.5 and 45 with a sibling, child, or parent with type 1 diabetes or anyone between the ages of 2.5 and 20 with a cousin, niece/nephew, aunt/uncle, grandparent, half-sister or half-brother with type 1 may be eligible for testing at no cost. Relatives who are found to be at a greater risk, may be eligible to participate in ongoing monitoring, or join trials aimed at preventing progression of type 1 diabetes.