SUGAR SWING project: Type 1 Diabetes, Cognition and Eating Behavior

The IRCM clinic is looking for participants to take part in the Sugar Swing project. The purpose of the study is to explore, in people living with type 1 diabetes, the impact of glycemic (blood sugar level) variation on eating behaviors and cognitive functions (i.e., the functions of the brain that enable decision making). 


Your contribution will take the form of four individual meetings conducted online, each lasting approximately 45 minutes. Questionnaires and tests will be the content of the interviews. Your blood sugar will also be recorded continuously for 10 days (via a Dexcom system). 

Eligibility requirement

  • To be aged between 18 and 65 years 
  • To have lived with type 1 diabetes for at least one year
  • To have a glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) above 6.5% and below 9.0%
  • Not using an artificial pancreas


Tamanna Chahal
514 987-5500 ext. 3238

This research is being conducted by Dr. Sylvain Iceta, MD, PhD., in collaboration with Dr Rémi Rabasa-Lhoret, MD, PhD. This study was approved by the CHU de Québec - Université Laval and IRCM’s Research Ethics Committees.

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