SOLID –  Study of Longevity in Diabetes

SOLID is an NIH National Instituteon Aging (NIA)-funded cohort study of diabetes and aging. Individuals with type 1 diabetes are living longer than ever before, yet very litte is known about how this group can age successfully. The goal of this study is to characterize cognitive and physical aging, and predictors of successful aging and longevity in a cohort of 800 elderly individuls with Type 1 diabetes, 200 with Type 2 diabetes and 200 without diabetes.

senior woman monitoring her blood glucose