FAME 1 Eye research study - A new treatment for retinopathy in type 1 diabetes

Type 1 diabetes with eye changes (retinopathy)

Fenofibrate has proved to slow the development of diabetic retinopathy and need for laser surgery for people with type 2 diabetes. The purpose of this study is to test whether Fenofibrate is also safe and effective in reducing retinopathy for people with type 1 diabetes.

Trial Status
Trial Phase
Phase 3 Drug Trial
Trial contact details
Contact Person
Yvonne Gautam
What you need to know

Who can take part?

  • People with type 1 diabetes.
  • Those aged 18 years or over
  • People with at least one eye with mild non-proliferative diabetic eye disease (retinopathy)

What is involved for you?

  • vital signs taken (blood pressure, heart rate), height, weight
  • electro cardiograms (ECGs)
  • simple tests of foot sensation
  • eye tests and photos taken
  • blood and urine samples
  • questionnaires

Trial dates

This trial is accepting participants until June 2024.

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