A Few Drops Can Make a

BIG DIFFERENCE

Know your risk for T1D with a free and easy blood test delivered to your door.
It’s time we stick it to T1D. type 1 diabetes.
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Sign up
Answer a few questions. TrialNet screening kits are sent directly to you and can be done from the safety of home.
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Stick it
Each kit includes everything you need. All it takes is a few drops using a finger-stick and provided collection tube.
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Ship it
Send your samples back for free using Fedex® contactless at home pick up. Get your results in 4-6 weeks.

Know your family’s risk for T1D.

TrialNet T1D risk screening looks for type 1 diabetes years before it appears. You can know you or your child’s lifetime risk for T1D—and join important research to prevent it.
It’s free, and delivered to your door.
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If you have type 1 diabetes in your family, get screened!
Relatives of people with T1D are more likely to get T1D. Their chance is 1 in 20. All it takes is a few drops of blood to know your family member’s risk.Am I eligible?

Your future without T1D.

TrialNet T1D risk screening allows for early action. Based on your results, you may be able to join a research study to slow or stop the disease. You can help advance prevention research.A future without T1D begins with you!
FAQs
  • How much does it cost?
    TrialNet T1D risk screening is free. The service is provided at no cost, regardless of healthcare status or provider. Just sign up to see if you qualify, provide the requested information, and get a test kit sent directly to you.
  • What’s included in the screening kit?
    TrialNet T1D risk screening kits include everything you need to get screened. Each test kit comes with easy-to-follow instructions, a finger-stick and collection tube for taking your blood sample, and prepaid shipping for its return.
  • Do I have to pay for shipping?
    No. TrialNet T1D risk screening kits include a prepaid Fedex® Clinical Pak for shipping, along with instructions for scheduling a contactless pickup. Be sure to ship your blood sample within 24 hours of collecting it.
  • When can I expect the results?
    You’ll be notified in about 4 to 6 weeks (up to 8 weeks internationally) after TrialNet receives your completed kit.
  • How does a risk screening test work?
    TrialNet T1D risk screening looks for markers in the blood—five diabetes-related autoantibodies—to detect risk for the disease years before symptoms appear.
  • What’s an autoantibody?
    T1D autoantibodies are proteins that mark insulin producing beta cells for destruction. They are a useful tool for identifying people at risk of developing T1D, as they are easily identified in the blood. TrialNet can test for up to five T1D autoantibodies.
  • What can I do if I/my child test positive?
    Depending on the results, you may be eligible to join a study. TrialNet prevention studies explore ways to slow or stop the disease from advancing. Those not immediately eligible for a study may be able to join the monitoring program.
  • Will my insurance be notified?
    No. Your TrialNet T1D risk screening results are strictly confidential, shared only between you and TrialNet.
Who’s eligible for TrialNet T1D risk screening?
Questions? Visit TrialNet.org