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Lorraine Elizabeth Levitt Katz

Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th & Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 2155905338
Fax: 2155903053
Education:
B.A. (Biology)
Barnard College/Columbia University, 1984.
M.D.
University of Connecticut, 1989.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident in Pediatrics, Babies Hospital/Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, 1989-1992.
Clinical Fellow in Pediatric Endocrinology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1992-1993.
Research Fellow in Pediatric Endocrinology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1993-1996.
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Description of Research Expertise

insulin-like growth factor axis
insulin resistance in children
type 2 diabetes in children

Description of Clinical Expertise

pediatric diabetes
pediatric carbohydrate metabolism
pediatric endocrinology

Description of Other Expertise

resident education
patient-oriented research

Selected Publications

Lorraine E. Levitt Katz, Fida Bacha, Samuel S. Giddings, Laura Pyle,Ruth Weinstock, Kathy Hirst, Ingrid Libman, Kristen Nadeau, Minu George, M. Koontz, Kristin Porter, Nicole Sherry: Changes in Lipid Profiles and Inflammatory Markers in Response to Insulin Therapy in Youth with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D)in the TODAY Trial. Diabetes (Supplement) June 2014.

Lorraine Levitt Katz,MD, Samuel S. Gidding,MD, Fida Bacha,MD, Kathryn Hirst, PhD., Siripoom McKay, MD, Laura Pyle, PhD, and Joao A.C. Lima, MD: Alterations in left ventricular, left atrial, and right ventricular structure and function to cardiovascular risk factors in adolescents with type 2 diabetes participating in the TODAY clinical trial. Pediatric Diabetes January 2014.

Carolyn E. Ievers-Landis, Natalie Walders-Abramson, Nancy Amodei, Kimberly L. Drews, Joan Kaplan,Lorraine Levitt Katz, Sylvia Lavietes,Ron Saletsky, Daniel Seidman, Patrice Yasudathe : Longitudinal Correlates of Health Risk Behaviors in Children and Adolescents with Type 2 Diabetes in the TODAY Study. Pending Revisions, JPediatrics 2014.

Dorit Koren, Julio A. Chirinos, Lorraine E. Levitt Katz, Emile R. Mohler, Paul R. Gallagher, Gary Mitchell and Carole L. Marcus: Interrelationships between obesity, obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and cardiovascular risk in obese adolescents (submitted). International Journal of Obesity 2014.

Carole L. Marcus, M.B.B.Ch.; Joel Traylor, R.Psg.T.; Lee J. Brooks, M.D.; Jingtao Huang, Ph.D.; Dorit Koren, M.D.; Lorraine Katz, M.D.; Thornton B.A. Mason, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.C.E.; Ruth M. Bradford; Mary Anne Cornaglia; Ignacio E. Tapia, M.D. : Prevalence of Periodic Limb Movements During Sleep in Normal Children. Sleep (in press) 2014.

The TODAY Study Group (Katz, LEL - Study Group Member): Rapid Rise in Hypertension and Nephropathy in Youth with Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care 36(6): 1735-1741, June 2013.

The TODAY Study Group (Katz, LEL - Study Group Member): Treatment Effects on Measures of Body COmposition in the TODAY Clinical Trial Diabetes Care 36(6): 1742-1748, June 2013.

The TODAY Study Group (Katz LEL - Study Group Member): Safety and Tolerability of the Treatment of Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care 36(6): 1765-1771, June 2013.

The TODAY Study Group (Katz, LEL - Study Group Member): Effects of Metformin, Metformin Plus Rosiglitazone, and Metformin Plus Lifestyle on Insulin Sensitivity and B-Cell Function in TODAY. Diabetes Care 36(6): 1749-1757, June 2013.

The TODAY Study Group (Katz LEL - Study Group Member): Lipid and Inflammatory Cardiovascular Risk Worsens Over 3 Years in Youth with Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care 36(6): 1758-1764, June 2013.

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Last updated: 07/24/2014
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