You will be asked to answer questions about your personal and medical history, family medical history, medicines you are taking, specific symptoms of your disease, and your daily habits.
Step 1: Agree to participate
When you click the Join RADIANT button below, you will be taken to a consent form where you will confirm you want to be in this study. We will also ask you for your name and a way to contact you.
Step 2: Tell us about yourself
You will need to complete our online screening form so we can begin learning about your diabetes.
Your physician may assist you with this form if you have questions.
Step 3: We will contact you
You will be notified of your status and if any additional tests are needed to complete your enrollment.
This may include the following characteristics or symptoms:
There are also factors that can exclude you from participating in our research. If you meet any of the below criteria, you may be not be eligible to participate:
At a minimum, you will be asked to provide your name and a method of contact. You will also be asked to complete around 20 screening questions.
You will be asked to do things such as complete surveys; measurements such as height, weight and blood pressure; and provide samples of blood for immunological and genetic testing. You may be asked to provide your medical and family history. (A comprehensive list of all tasks to be completed and a schedule of these tasks will be included when you join RADIANT.)
An "adjudication" committee of experts will review your test results and determine if your diabetes is "atypical" or "rare". If you do have a rare form of diabetes, you may be asked to provide some additional samples throughout the study. We will share the results of most tests with you.
This study has 3 stages, you may be invited to participate in one or all of them.
You may be asked to visit one of our study centers. RADIANT will pay for travel costs.
Your participation in RADIANT may last for several years.
You may learn more about what type of diabetes you have and whether you have a rare or atypical form of diabetes. By participating, you will also be helping us better understand all types of diabetes.