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SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study
Description: SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth is a national multi-center study aimed at understanding more about diabetes among children and young adults in the United States. SEARCH is funded by the Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK).
Coverage: SEARCH Study centers are located in five states – South Carolina, Ohio, Colorado, California, and Washington. Some centers have various locations within each state. The Coordinating Center is located in North Carolina.
Description of Cohort: There are more than 20,000 study participants representing all different racial and ethnic backgrounds who have helped SEARCH determine the extent of diabetes in the community and its impact on different populations.