Diabetes Control and Complications Trial Archives
Diabetes Center to celebrate major milestones
Nov. 14, 2013—The Vanderbilt Diabetes Center is celebrating two significant milestones this month.
Diabetes trial sets bar high for retaining research subjects
Jan. 5, 2012—Loren Kirkpatrick has been enrolled in the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT) at Vanderbilt’s Diabetes Center for nearly half of her adult life. Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1982 at age 34, Kirkpatrick enrolled as the study’s first patient in 1983. Now Kirkpatrick has become the symbol of what Vanderbilt researchers hope is...