Free Type-1 diabetes risk screening

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 3:00pm to 7:30pm

Do you have a relative with Type 1 diabetes?  Are you at risk for the disease?  On May 5, the Trialnet Type 1 Diabetes Research Group is coming to Hotel Dieu Hospital to screen relatives of people with Type 1 diabetes to find out if these family members are at risk for developing diabetes.

Who can participate?

  • First-degree relatives (siblings, parents, children) of people with type 1 diabetes between the ages of 1 – 45 OR
  • Second-degree relatives (aunts/uncles, cousins, nieces/nephews, grandchildren) of people with type 1 diabetes between the ages of 1– 20.

What does screening involve?

Screening involves a simple blood test. There is no cost for the test and no special preparation is necessary.

Screening location/time

3-7:30 pm, Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Children’s Outpatient Centre, Hotel Dieu Hospital
166 Brock St., Kingston, ON                  

For more information or to book appointment please contact:

Lesley Eisel – Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator
Phone: 416-813-7654 ext. 201798
Email: Lesley.eisel@sickkids.ca

Farah Sultan - Clinical Research Coordinator
Phone:  416-813-7654 ext. 202634
Email:  Farah.sultan@sickkids.ca

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