General/Pediatric includes research topics:
Diabetes is a disease in which the body either does not produce or properly use insulin. Insulin is a hormone that is needed to regulate blood sugar. The cause of diabetes continues to be under study.
Gastrointestinal (GI) research studies examine the causes and potential cures for common GI symptoms and digestive diseases. The Providence GI research program participates in national patient registries, as well as new drug trials.
Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease affecting the function of the lungs. People with cystic fibrosis often experience difficulty breathing, frequent lung infections and poor quality of life. Providence participates in the Cystic Fibrosis Patient Registry, as well as new drug trials.
Pediatric hematology studies within Providence focus on blood disorders and cancers in pediatric patients.