ACKCO has been an active contributor to a variety of initiatives in the American Indian, Alaska Native and Pacific Islander community. Please use the links below to learn more about our current Clinical Research Studies, or discover more about past projects  hosted by ACKCO.

dppos_homepageDPPOS The Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study (DPPOS) is a multi-center clinical trial aimed at identifying long-term effects of diabetes intervention. It is the twelve year follow-up of the original Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP).


lookheadLook AHEAD  The Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) is a multi-center clinical trial that focuses on lifestyle intervention for participants in order to study weightloss and long-term maintenance


grade_logo_homeGRADE  The Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Study (GRADE) aims to identify the affects of medicinal intervention on diabetes, specifically four common diabetes medicines used in maintaining normal glucose levels over time.


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The GRADE study is recruiting individuals to participate in the study to determine the best combination drug treatment for Type-2 Diabetes.

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dppos_homepageDPPOS Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study.
lookheadLook AHEAD Action for Health in Diabetes
grade_logo_homeGRADE Study Glycemic Reduction through medicinal intervention.