Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research

We have come so far with developing artificial pancreas technology and investigational drug products that can preserve pancreas cell function, but we still have a long way to go. I’m so excited to be a part of that hopeful journey working as a clinical research nurse with Type 1 diabetics.  I work on studies that are…

Tips for Nurses When Learning Something New

My research team recently started a highly intensive research study this week: an investigational drug in phase 3 of clinical trials (the last stage before FDA approval) is given over 12 consecutive days. Day 1 involves nine busy hours of study tasks, including a 4-hour mixed-meal tolerance test, insulin and glucose review, safety labs, infusion…