A funding opportunity announcement (RFA-DK-11-010) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will utilize the NIH Clinical Trial Planning Grant (R34) to support the development of clinical trials in individuals with type 1 diabetes. These trials should be designed to improve glycemic control and/or treat or reduce diabetes complications. Applications can focus on sleep health issues for children with T1D and their parents, especially in relation to the management of nocturnal hypoglycemia, and subsequent impact on memory consolidation, learning and school performance, as well as on parental stress. The earliest submission date is Feb. 15, 2012, and the application due date is March 15, 2012.

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