Research Study

Past Study: 1NTERACT

Study Status: CLOSED

Study Name:  1NTERACT                         

Study Focus:  Type 1 Diabetes


Study Contact: To learn more, please call 407-303-2504 or fill out the Contact Us form.

Study Purpose:  This study is part of a collaborative effort to investigate weight management in young adults with Type 1 Diabetes, and to examine any barriers they may experience with regards to weight management or weight loss.  Also, we are looking to understand the patient perception of managing weight and HbA1c, as it’s suspected that patients feel that weight loss and glucose control are difficult to achieve together.

To be enrolled in this study, you must meet certain requirements. You may be eligible to participate if you meet the following criteria

  • Diagnosis of type 1 diabetes for greater than 1 year at screening
  • Males and Females, age 18-25 years, inclusive
  • Hemoglobin A1c of less than 13.0% within the past 6 months
  • Able to provide informed consent

Study Duration: up to 4 weeks (maximun) depending on focus group scheduling

Study Procedures:

  • Read/Undestand and sigining the Informed Consent
  • Medical History (including HbA1c results, over the last 6 months) reviewed
  • Weight Management and Type 1 Diabetic demographic questionaire
  • Focus Group sessions

Study Commitment:

  • Attend 1 Screening Visit
  • Attend 1 Focus group session, lasting 2.5 hours, but no longer than 3 hours.

- There will be separate sessions for males and females. The sessions will be conducted and/or overseen by a registered mental health counselor who specializes in diabetes,  No more than 5 study participants will take part in each group session in order to provide ample time for all participants to engage in the session.  The sessions will be held at the Translational Research Institute at 301 East Princeton Street, Orlando, Florida 32804. 

Compensation offered for completion of both visits: $100.00 gift card.

This study is being conducted under the direction of Richard Pratley, MD at 301 East Princeton Street, Orlando, Florida 32804