Ertugliflozin for Children and Adolescents with Type 2 Diabetes


You are invited to take part in a voluntary research trial because you have type 2 diabetes and are between the ages of 10 and 17 years. You will be given a placebo or Ertugliflozin, which has been approved in the United States by the FDA for treatment of type 2 diabetes in adults but not in children. If you meet all criteria, you will be asked to come to CHOP for 8 study visits and have 4 phone calls for a total of approximately 60 weeks. Besides oral administration of the study product (a pill taken daily), the study procedures include: review of medical records, physical exam, EKG, blood and urine tests, renal ultrasounds, nutritional and physical activity counseling, and diary completion. You will be compensated for your time and effort committed to the study and reimbursed for your travel expenses.

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