Study Type


Study Purpose

The GLEAM research study aims to learn more about how hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) affects the brain.

About the Study

Eligible participants will be given a CGM (continuous glucose monitor) receiver and sensors. Participants will be instructed on correct use of the CGM unit and will be asked to wear the CGM system continuously for 28 days. Sensors will be replaced weekly by study staff members. Participants will also have two brain scans in an MRI machine, one at the beginning of the study and one two weeks later.

Study Design

Number of Visits:

  • 5 study visits


  • Medical history
  • Physical exam
  • Height and weight
  • Questionnaires
  • Vital signs (pulse and blood pressure, etc.)
  • Pregnancy test
  • CGM sensor placement
  • Blood draws
  • MRS Scan

Study Qualifications

To qualify for this research study, participants should:

  • Be 18 – 60 years old
  • Have Type 1 diabetes and be on insulin therapy

Study Duration

Participation in the study will last approximately 28 days.


Compensation of up to $375 is offered for the completion of this study.

Study Contact

If you are interested in volunteering for this research study, click here to screen online. Interested volunteers may also call 225-763-3000 or email

If you think you may be eligible, please click the button below to screen online.


Please do not fill out this questionnaire for anyone other than yourself unless you are their legal guardian.
If you know someone who may be interested please direct them to the site or have them call us directly at 225-763-3000.


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