Recently Closed Projects

The Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on the Metabolic Abnormalities of Second Generation Antipsychotics in Children and Adolescents (UMass Medical School) (PI: Nwosu)

  • A study to determine the effect of vitamin D supplementation on weight gain, blood glucose, and insulin levels in children and adolescents treated with of second generation antipsychotics.

Simkid: Teaching Parents of Newly Diagnosed Young Children with Type 1 Diabetes Management with a High Fidelity (Robotic) Patient Simulator (FNINR)
(PI: Sullivan-Bolyai – Sub: Lee)

  • A study to explore through a focus group with experienced parents of young children with type 1 diabetes the use of a high fidelity (robotic) patient simulator (Simkid) as a supplement to the didactic and role modeling parent education that occurs during the early days after diagnosis.

The STEP Study (Social support To Empower Parents) (PI: Sullivan-Bolyai)

  • A 12 month parent mentor study designed to provide social support through home visits and phone contact to parents of children with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes.

Type 1 Diabetes Genetic Consortium (NIH) (PI: Soyka, Sub: Lee)

  • An international collaborative group formed to facilitate the genetic analysis of Type 1 diabetes.