Clinical Research Unit Current Studies

Be part of the solution! By joining together, we can speed progress toward better treatments and a cure. Below are the current studies underway at the UW Medicine Diabetes Institute Clinical Research Unit.

 

 

WEBS: Weight Effects on Brain Health Study
This study seeks to achieve a better understanding of the role of the brain in successful obesity treatment (surgical and lifestyle). PI: Ellen Schur, MD, MS

Currently Enrolling

Brain Effects on Appetite and Metabolism Study
This study examines if structural brain changes related to obesity play a role in the central regulation of appetite and weight gain in children. PI: Ellen Schur, MD, MS

Enrollment Complete

BIGR: Brain Inflammation and Glucose Regulation The purpose of this study is to learn more about the differences in brain structure in people with and without Type 2 Diabetes and if these differences impact regulation of blood sugar over time. PI: Ellen Schur, MD, MS

Currently Enrolling

ONSET -9 Study

This study is to compare how well 2 medicines work and how safe they are in people with type 2 diabetes: 1) fast-acting insulin aspart (a new medicine) and 2) NovoLogĀ® (a medicine doctors can already prescribe). PI: Subbulaxmi Trikudanathan, MD

Enrollment Complete

Medtronic Closed Loop Study

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Hybrid Closed Loop system (HCL), which is built into the 670G insulin pump, in adult and pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes in a home setting. PI: Irl Hirsch, MD

Currently Enrolling

SOTA-CKD3 Study

The primary purpose of this study is to determine whether sotagliflozin taken orally once daily lowers hemoglobin A1C better than for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes in patients with moderate kidney problems. PI: Subbulaxmi Trikudanathan, MD

Enrollment Complete

Contact Us

UW Medicine Diabetes Institute

Clinical Research Unit

750 Republican St. Box 358062

Seattle, WA 98109

Nurse Manager: Elaine Adams, RN

The UWMDI CRU is located on the 3rd floor of the new UW Medicine South Lake Union F Bldg. adjacent to the UW Diabetes Institute Clinic