Technology-Enabled Type 1 Diabetes Education and Support Study

Study name

Technology-enabled Type 1 Diabetes Education and Support (T1DES)

Study sponsors

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Principal investigator

Terri Lipman, PhD

Who can participate?

  • Patients who are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and are between the ages of 13 and 18 years old
  • Parents of patients who are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes between the ages of 13 and 18 years old

What is this study about?

The purpose of this study is to see if a technology system called T1DES helps with diabetes management. The T1DES includes a survey obtained on a tablet, text messages and online information about diabetes. We also want to know how happy you, your child, and diabetes providers are with T1DES.

What does participation involve?

You will be asked to complete a survey on a tablet at your regular diabetes appointment. It will take about 15 minutes. You will receive a summary of the survey and someone on the diabetes team will discuss it with you.

Two months after you complete the survey, you will be asked to complete another survey asking your opinion on the T1DES technology. This survey can be completed online.

A few things you should know about participating:

  • Participation is voluntary and you may quit the study at any time, for any reason
  • The day after the survey is complete, you will start getting text messages for 2-months

How long will this study last?

Participation will last 2 months.


Participants will be compensated with a gift card for their time.

If you are interested in the study

Please email or call 267-426-7519

CHOP #: 12-009586
Expiration Date: December 2014

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