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Natural History Study of the Development of Type 1 Diabetes


The purpose of this study is to learn more about how type 1 diabetes occurs in families and to find out if family members are at risk for developing type 1 diabetes. For more information about this study, contact Jessica Ferguson by phone, 352-294-5761, or email,


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Principal Investigator

Desmond Schatz, M.D.



Contact Information
(352) 334-1390

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