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Diabetes Research and Wellness Lab

Better Days and a Bright Future for Kids and Families Living with Type 1 Diabetes.

The Creighton University type 1 diabetes research team aims to improve child health outcomes, family quality of life, and access to specialized healthcare. Please email if you have any questions or are interested in participating in any of the open studies.

PCORI Grant Research Team
Left to Right Emily Knezevich, PharmD, BCPS, CDE; Vicki Brown, MS, RD, LMNT, CDE​; Ben Feiten; Shelby Hoffmann; Amy Abbott, PhD, RN; Sadie Schultes; Laura Eberly Reiner​; Zsolt Nagykaldi, PhD; Kameran Ulferts; Kim Radenz; Vanessa Jewell, PhD, OTR/L

Open Studies

Impact of COVID-19 on Family Quality of Life and Healthcare Access for Families with a Child with Diabetes

  • Creighton University’s Diabetes Research and Wellness team is seeking volunteers for a research study. The aim is to examine the impact of COVID-19 when caring for a child with Type 1 Diabetes. The study is open to families who have a child with Type 1 Diabetes and have internet access to take an online survey. If you are interested in participating, please fill out this survey.

Psychometric Testing of the Diabetes Health Management and Distress Scale-Parents of Children (DHMDS-PC)

  • More information coming soon. If you are interested in participating, please fill out the interest form.


Vanessa Jewell, PhD, OTR/L

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