TrialNet - Type 1 Diabetes Research

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A Pathway to Prevention

TrialNet is screening relatives of people with Type 1diabetes to find out if these family members are at risk for developing diabetes.

You may be eligible for screening if you are 45 years of age or younger with a parent, sibling or child with Type 1 diabetes, or 20 years of age or younger with a niece, nephew, aunt, uncle, grandparent, cousin, half-brother or half-sister with Type 1 diabetes.


What is required?

A simple blood test.

You will learn the results of your first blood test in four to six weeks.

If you learn you are at risk for developing Type 1 diabetes, additional tests will be offered to estimate your chances of developing Type 1 diabetes.

Study of Delay/Prevention of Type 1 Diabetes

We have a new prevention study that is testing whether abatacept can help to delay or prevent Type 1 diabetes.

Oral Insulin
TrialNet is studying whether oral insulin (insulin taken by mouth, not injection) helps to delay or prevent Type 1 diabetes.

For more information about screening or prevention studies, please visit the Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet site or take look through our Natural History Study Participant Handbook

To arrange an appointment contact:

  • Toll Free Number: 1-866-699-1899
  • Farah Sultan at 416-813-7654 ext. 202634

Upcoming TrialNet Screening Events

Winter/Spring 2015 screening event dates coming soon!

Screening events not yet booked – please call for more information:

  • Barrie - Royal Victoria Hospital
  • Belleville General Hospital
  • Brampton - William Osler Health Centre
  • Brantford General Hospital
  • Cambridge Memorial Hospital
  • Fergus - Groves Memorial Hospital
  • Guelph General Hospital
  • Kingston - Hotel Dieu
  • Kitchener - Grand River Hospital
  • Markham Stouffville Hospital
  • Mississauga - Trillium Hospital
  • Mississauga - Credit Valley Hospital
  • North York General Hospital
  • Orangeville - Headwaters Health Care Centre
  • Orillia - Soldier's Memorial Hospital
  • Peterborough Regional Health Centre
  • St. Catharines - Niagara Health System
  • Sudbury - Health Sciences North
  • Toronto - The Hospital for Sick Children
  • Whitby - Charles H. Best Centre
  • Windsor Regional Hospital


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