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Researchers at Children's Hospital Colorado want to find ways to prevent type 2 diabetes. If you believe your teenage daughter or family member could be at risk for developing depression and type 2 diabetes, she may benefit from the Mood and Insulin Resistance for Diabetes (MIND) prevention research project.
Participating teens receive up to $665 as compensation for their time.
The goal of this study is to see if helping teenage girls feel less stressed can decrease their chance of developing type 2 diabetes.
Our hope is that by managing depression – a risk factor for type 2 diabetes that is common in teenage girls – we can learn more about ways to prevent type 2 diabetes.
We are looking for girls who:
The possible benefits of participating in the MIND Project are:
Study procedures take place at the main campus of Children's Hospital Colorado in Aurora. The duration of participation is just over one year, and the procedures involved are:
If you are interested in this research study and want to see if your daughter would be a good fit, please fill out this short form. For more information, contact Allison Hilkin.
Principal investigator: Lauren Shomaker, PhD, at Colorado State University, University of Colorado Denver and Children's Colorado