A Study to See if There is a Connection Between Bad Childhood Experiences and Poor Blood Sugar Control in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes


About this study

The purpose of this study is to see if there is a connection between bad experiences in the patient's childhood, either by the patient or the parent, and poor blood sugar control, obesity, poor blood lipid levels, and depression in patients with type 1 diabetes.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria

  • Age 2-80 years 
  • Has type 1 diabetes
  • Parents of all patients less than 18 years of age
  • Is attending the Pediatric Diabetic clinic at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. 

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Aida Lteif, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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