Much of the research at the Kovler Diabetes Center focuses on helping kids!
Natural History Study
The current study concerns people with type 1 diabetes and how family history plays a role.
Follow these links for more information
Pediatric Sleep Research Study
Researchers in the Endocrinology Division of the University of Chicago are conducting a research study to look at links between home sleep duration/habits and measures of diabetes risk in adolescents.
You may be eligible if you are 13-17 years old.
- The study involves placement of an IV, blood draws, an oral glucose tolerance test, using light to study tissue under skin, and overnight night sleep study, home sleep monitoring and possible sleep duration changes and sleep education.
- Study visits will take 3-20 hours; the study involves between 2-5 visits total. You will be compensated for your time.
- If you are interested in the study, please contact Dr. Dorit Koren or Nancy Devine, RN at The University of Chicago to schedule an appointment.
For more information or to refer a patient to the study, call Dr. Dorit Koren (773)-702-9645 or
firstname.lastname@example.org or Nancy Devine, RN at (773)-795-4417 or email@example.com