Medical Study - Are you a Type 1 concerned about kidney problems?

While at the ADA 75th Scientific Sessions last week, I found out about PERL, “a clinical trial for people with type 1 diabetes who have early signs of kidney problems.” They are “trying to test a new way to reduce loss of kidney function using a safe and inexpensive medicine” and “are seeking adults with type 1 diabetes to participate in our study.”

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Did they tell you what the medicine was?

The are testing allopurinol.

Ah! That is a well-understood drug with a long history, so it should be safe to try it