NIH Project

 

 

 

 

 

The National Institutes of Health funded the Today Study - a nationwide research study to find the best ways to treat young people with Type 2 diabetes.  The study needed to improve its ability to recruit study participants.


Objective

The Today Study is a nationwide research study to find the best ways to treat young people with Type 2 diabetes.  Study sites include Yale University, Children's Hospital of Denver, Massachusetts General Hospital, and others.  Balanced Growth Consulting partnered with Accrual Solutions to help the study find new and creative strategies to improve its ability to recruit study participants.

Results

Visited multiple hospitals and conducted interviews with pediatric caregivers involved with all aspects of the study.

Developed recommendations report to design a new recruitment model including establishing new positions and processes.

Presented analysis and recommendations to the executive committee of the study including leading Pediatric Endocrinologists in charge of the study and a representative from the NIH.