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Address 2

A study to establish a cohort of people with Type 1 Diabetes and their siblings to further research in this area

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ADDRESS 2 is ‘An incident and high risk type 1 diabetes research cohort – After Diagnosis Diabetes REsearch Support System’. Using an Observational design, ADDRESS 2 aims to further understanding of the development and progression of type 1 diabetes and to establish a resource to facilitate type 1 diabetes research.

ADDRESS 2 looks to recruit Children and Adults aged 5 years or older.

What is involved?

We will hold an interview with you and your child in a place and at a time that is convenient for you both. We will ask about your child’s health and your family medical history. It will take about an hour. If your child with type 1 diabetes agrees we will take a sample of his/her blood (14 ml, about a tablespoon). We will record your address so that we can contact you and your child to tell you about specific trials of new treatments or studies into diabetes, as they arise. We will pay travel costs if you have to make a special visit to see us.

We will collect extra information relating to your child’s health at diagnosis/now and in the future from information about him/her that is held by the NHS (e.g. medical notes) using your child’s NHS number.


ADDRESS 2 looks to recruit Children and Adults aged 5 years or older who:

  • Has a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes mellitus (or unclassified, possible type 1 diabetes) in the 6 months prior to enrolment (the proband).

  • Is the sibling of an enrolled proband who is free from diabetes.

  • Was a participant in the pre-cursor study ADDRESS – who has been declared as willing to be contacted about future diabetes research?


Study Contact: Chantelle Moorbey            


Tel:     023 8047 5373