Neuropsychological and Neuroanatomical Studies of Young Children With and Without Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT00449891

Purpose

This study is being conducted to see if Type 1 diabetes mellitus has any affect on learning, behavior and development in young children and whether there are associated changes on their MRI scan.

Official Title

Neuropsychological and Neuroanatomical Studies of Young Children With and Without Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Stanford Investigator(s)

Eligibility

Inclusion Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria for study subjects:

* To be between ages 3 to 10 years
* Have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes for at least 6 months; and
* Do not have plans to move out of the area within the next 36 months.

Inclusion Criteria for control subjects:

* To be between ages 3 to 10 years

Exclusion Criteria:

* No history of head trauma with any loss of consciousness,
* Cystic fibrosis,
* Prematurity (born less than 30 weeks of gestation),
* Significant developmental delay (lack of single word speech or ability to walk independently by 18 months of age),
* Neurologic disease independent of diabetes (eg seizure disorder); or
* Medical contraindication to MRI procedure (eg metal appliances such as braces).

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305