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Steven M. Willi, BA, MD

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

Contact information
Division of Endocrinology
and Diabetes
The Children's Hospital
of Philadelphia
34th & Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 590-3618
Fax: (215) 590-3053
Education:
BA (Chemistry)
Johns Hopkins University, 1981.
MD (Medicine)
Johns Hopkins University, 1985.
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Description of CVI Expertise

CVI Program Unit(s):
Lipid / Atherosclerosis / CAD / ACS / Prevention

CVI Research Description:
I am currently the Medical Director of the Diabetes Center for Children at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. I have research interests in type 1 and type 2 diabetes and their relationship to premature cardiovascular disease.

Selected Publications

Bjornstad P, Nehus E, El Ghormli L, Bacha F, Libman IM, McKay S, Willi SM, Laffel L, Arslanian S, Nadeau KJ; TODAY Study Group.: Insulin Sensitivity and Diabetic Kidney Disease in Children and Adolescents With Type 2 Diabetes: An Observational Analysis of Data From the TODAY Clinical Trial. Am J Kidney Dis. 71(1): 65-74, January 2018

Wong CA, Miller VA, Murphy K, Small D, Ford CA, Willi SM, Feingold J, Morris A, Ha YP, Zhu J, Wang W, Patel MS.: Effect of Financial Incentives on Glucose Monitoring Adherence and Glycemic Control Among Adolescents and Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Pediatr. 171(12): 1176-1183, December 2017

Jaser SS, Foster NC, Nelson BA, Kittelsrud JM, DiMeglio LA, Quinn M, Willi SM, Simmons JH: Sleep in children with type 1 diabetes and their parents the T1D Exchange. Sleep Medicine 39: 108-115, November 2017.

Bergenstal RM, Gal RL, Connor CG, Gubitosi-Klug R, Kruger D, Olson BA, Willi SM, Aleppo G, Weinstock RS, Wood J, Rickels M, DiMeglio LA, Bethin KE, Marcovina S, Tassopoulos A, Lee S, Massaro E, Bzdick S, Ichihara B, Markmann E, McGuigan P, Woerner S, Ecker M, Beck RW; T1D Exchange Racial Differences Study Group.: Racial Differences in the Relationship of Glucose Concentrations and Hemoglobin A1c Levels. Ann Intern Med. 167(2): 95-102, July 2017.

Nambam B, Silverstein J, Cheng P, Ruedy KJ, Beck RW, Paul Wadwa R, Klingensmith G, Willi, SM, Wood JR, Bacha F, Thomas IH, Tamborlane WV; Pediatric Diabetes Consortium: A cross-sectional view of the current state of treatment of youth with type 2 diabetes in the USA: enrollment data from the Pediatric Diabetes Consortium Type 2 Diabetes Registry. Pediatr Diabetes 18(33): 222-229, May 2017.

Arslanian S, El Ghormli L, Bacha F, Caprio S, Goland R, Haymond MW, Levitsky L, Nadeau KJ, White NH, Willi SM; TODAY Study Group.: Adiponectin, Insulin Sensitivity, β-Cell Function, and Racial/Ethnic Disparity in Treatment Failure Rates in TODAY. Diabetes Care 40: 85–93, January 2017.

Wood JR, Connor CG, Cheng P, Ruedy KJ, Tamborlane WV, Klingensmith G, Schatz D, Gregg B, Cengiz E, Willi S, Bacha F, Beck RW; Pediatric Diabetes Consortium.: Vitamin D status in youth with type 1 and type 2 diabetes enrolled in the Pediatric Diabetes Consortium (PDC) is not worse than in youth without diabetes. Pediatric Diabetes 17: 584–591 December 2016.

Isaacs CJ, Brigatti KW, Kucheruk O, Ratcliffe S, Sciascia T, McCormack SE, Willi SM, Lynch DR.: Effects of genetic severity on glucose homeostasis in Friedreich ataxia. Muscle Nerve 54(5): 887-894, November 2016.

Jago R, Drews KL, Otvos JD, Willi SM, Buse JB: Novel measures of inflammation and insulin resistance are related to obesity and fitness in a diverse sample of 11-14 year olds: The HEALTHY study. International Journal of Obesity (Lond) 40(7): 1157-63, July 2016.

Klingensmith GJ, Connor CG, Ruedy KJ, Beck RW, Kollman C, Haro H, Wood JR, Lee JM, Willi SM, Cengiz E, Tamborlane WV; Pediatric Diabetes Consortium: Presentation of youth with type 2 diabetes in the Pediatric Diabetes Consortium. Pediatr Diabetes 17(4): 266-73, June 2016.

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