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Shivani Agarwal, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

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University of Pennsylvania
Smilow Translational Center
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
12th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2468
BA (Neuroscience)
Wellesley College, 2005.
MPH (Epidemiology/Biostatistics and Nutrition)
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2009.
New York University School of Medicine, 2010.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Internal Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2010-2011.
Resident, Internal Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2011-2013.
Fellow, Endocrinology, University of Pennsylvania, 2013-2015.
Post-doctoral research fellow, Endocrinology, University of Pennsylvania, 2015-2016.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2013.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology , 2015.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Agarwal has developed the pediatric to adult diabetes transitions clinic at the University of Pennsylvania's Rodebaugh Diabetes Center in collaboration with the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. This is a comprehensive program focusing on young adults with diabetes who are transitioning their care from pediatrics in the midst of transitioning multiple other parts of their lives. She is deeply committed to improving the lives of her patients living with diabetes and entering the workforce or college and continues to develop new efforts within the clinical program based on patients' and families' feedback.

Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Agarwal specializes in qualitative and quantitative research surrounding the transition from pediatric to adult care for people with diabetes. Currently, her work focuses on patients with Type 1 Diabetes, however she is also interested in working with patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Her work involves evaluation of the effectiveness of health care delivery interventions which will improve outcomes and care for the transitioning population. She has multiple collaborations both locally at the Children's Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania as well as nationally with pediatric and dual-trained endocrinologists.

Selected Publications

Haymond Morey W, DuBose Stephanie N, Rickels Michael R, Wolpert Howard, Shah Viral N, Sherr Jennifer L, Weinstock Ruth S, Agarwal Shivani, Verdejo Alandra S, Cummins Martin J, Newswanger Brett, Beck Roy W: Efficacy and Safety of Mini-dose Glucagon for Treatment of Non-severe Hypoglycemia in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes. The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism Jun 2017.

Garvey Katharine C, Foster Nicole C, Agarwal Shivani, DiMeglio Linda A, Anderson Barbara J, Corathers Sarah D, Desimone Marisa E, Libman Ingrid M, Lyons Sarah K, Peters Anne L, Raymond Jennifer K, Laffel Lori M: Health Care Transition Preparation and Experiences in a U.S. National Sample of Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes care 40(3): 317-324, Mar 2017.

Agarwal Shivani, Raymond Jennifer K, Schutta Mark H, Cardillo Serena, Miller Victoria A, Long Judith A: An Adult Health Care-Based Pediatric to Adult Transition Program for Emerging Adults With Type 1 Diabetes. The Diabetes educator 43(1): 87-96, Feb 2017.

Weinstock Ruth S, Schütz-Fuhrmann Ingrid, Connor Crystal G, Hermann Julia M, Maahs David M, Schütt Morten, Agarwal Shivani, Hofer Sabine E, Beck Roy W, Holl Reinhard W: Type 1 diabetes in older adults: Comparing treatments and chronic complications in the United States T1D Exchange and the German/Austrian DPV registries. Diabetes research and clinical practice 122: 28-37, Dec 2016.

Agarwal Shivani, Garvey Katharine C, Raymond Jennifer K, Schutta Mark H: Perspectives on care for young adults with type 1 diabetes transitioning from pediatric to adult health systems: A national survey of pediatric endocrinologists. Pediatric diabetes Aug 2016.

Agarwal S., Raymond J.K., Schutta M., Cardillo S., Miller V.A. : Improvement in glycemic control and self-management in an adult healthcare-based program to transition young adults with Type 1 diabetes from pediatric to adult care. Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, 2016 (Boston, MA). April 2016 Notes: Poster presentation.

Agarwal S., Garvey K., Raymond J.K., Schutta M.: Transition Referral Practices for Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes: National Survey of Pediatric Endocrinologists. American Diabetes Association 76th Scientific Sessions, 2016 (New Orleans, LA). 2016 Notes: Poster presentation.

Agarwal Shivani, Jawad Abbas F, Miller Victoria A: A multivariate model exploring the predictive value of demographic, adolescent, and family factors on glycemic control in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Pediatric Diabetes 17(7): 500-508, Oct 2015 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Rubin M R, Manavalan J S, Agarwal S, McMahon D J, Nino A, Fitzpatrick L A, Bilezikian J P: Effects of rosiglitazone vs metformin on circulating osteoclast and osteogenic precursor cells in postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes mellitus. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 99(10): E1933-42, Oct 2014.

Walker Marcella D, Liu X Sherry, Zhou Bin, Agarwal Shivani, Liu George, McMahon Donald J, Bilezikian John P, Guo X Edward: Premenopausal and postmenopausal differences in bone microstructure and mechanical competence in Chinese-American and white women. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research : The Official Journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 28(6): 1308-18, Jun 2013.

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Last updated: 10/06/2017
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