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<b> <i>Diabetes Prediction and Prevention Research in Childhood</i> </b>

Lainie Friedman Ross

in Children in Medical Research

Published in print February 2006 | ISBN: 9780199273287
Published online May 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603655 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199273286.003.0012

Series: Issues in Biomedical Ethics

  Diabetes Prediction and Prevention Research in Childhood

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This chapter provides an overview of recent diabetes prediction and prediction/prevention studies beyond the newborn period. It examines whether these studies are permissible under current federal regulations, and whether proposed modifications improve human subject protections. In the process, it is clarified whether and when children ‘at risk’ for ‘a disorder or condition’ should qualify for having ‘a disorder or condition’.

Keywords: diabetes prediction; children; prevention research; pediatric research; minimal risk

Chapter.  6568 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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