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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.
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:
Participating teens receive up to $665 as compensation for their time.
Principal investigator: Lauren Shomaker, PhD, at Colorado State University, University of Colorado Denver and Children's Colorado
To take part in this research study or for more information, please contact Allison Hilkin.