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Research is a priority within the Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology. Our faculty members are involved in multi-center clinical trials, investigator-initiated clinical research projects, and basic laboratory research.

The University of Minnesota and the Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology are participating sites for nationwide studies in diabetes and complications related to diabetes.

Current Multi-Site Studies:
DCCT/EDIC
- Diabetes Control and Complications Trial/ Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications
GRADE - The Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Study
PERL – Preventing Early Renal Loss in Diabetes

Past Multi-Site Studies:
ACCORD/ACCORDION - Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes/ Follow-up Study
BARI2D - The Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation 2 Diabetes
LookAHEAD - The Action for Health in Diabetes

For more information on research within the Academic Health Center at the University of Minnesota, please visit the Health Sciences and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) websites.