Clinical Trials in Diabetes
Clinical trials are done basically to prevent disease, to develop new and better treatments, or to find a potential cure. A clinical trial is a way to carefully test a new drug or device in patients before it is approved by the FDA to be used in the general public. Clinical trials are an important step in our being able to have new treatments for diabetes and other conditions. American Diabetes Association also provides support in the clinical trials of Diabetes. They different trials for different type of Diabetes is being run here names as TrialNet is basically to delay and reverse the process of Type 1 Diabetes, GRADE is a comparative effectiveness study looking at what medications work best at lowering blood glucose levels in patients who are newly diagnosed with diabetes, RISE (Restoring Insulin Secretion study), D2D (Vitamin D and type 2 diabetes), Accelerating medicines partnership (AMP) and FNIH biomarker Consortium. Many other associations also do diabetic trials for management of Diabetes i.e. Diabetes UK Organization etc.