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Joslin Parent-Child Symptom Recognition Study

As of September 22, 2004, this study is no longer recruiting participants.

Seeking children ages 6 to 11 who have had diabetes for at least one year and their parents to participate in a 7-month study about accurately detecting symptoms of low and high blood sugar. The study will require two visits to Joslin.

Participants will be provided with blood glucose memory meters and hand-held computers to check and record blood sugar levels at least 4 times a day during the study. Free parking and monetary compensation are available.

For more information, please contact Jarim Lee at (617) 264-2730 or e-mail: jarim.lee@joslin.harvard.edu (CHS# 02-44).


University of Virginia Parent-Child Symptom Recognition Study

Seeking children ages 6 to 11 who have had diabetes for at least one year and their parents to participate in a 7-month study about accurately detecting symptoms of low and high blood sugar. The study will require two visits to the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. This study is being funded by the National Institutes of Health, and in being run in conjunction with Joslin Diabetes Center.

Participants will be provided with blood glucose memory meters and hand-held computers to check and record blood sugar levels at least 4 times a day during the first part of the study. Children will earn gift certificates to toy or book stores, and parents will receive financial compensation.

For more information, please contact Nancy Kechner at (434) 924-5316 or e-mail: kechner@virginia.edu (UVa HIC#10209).

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