Steven M. Willi

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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 Itmat Expertise

Dr. Willi is interested in therapeutics for type 1 and type 2 diabetes and has performed a number of physiologic studies in the etiology and characterization of diabetes in children.
Current studies include three trials on the delay of progression of type 1 diabetes and a multicenter trial to examine the optimal therapeutics for type 2 diabetes in children.

Selected Publications

Klingensmith GJ, Pyle L, Nadeau KJ, Barbour LA, Goland RS, Willi SM, Linder B, White NH; TODAY Study Group.: Pregnancy Outcomes in Youth With Type 2 Diabetes: The TODAY Study Experience. Diabetes Care 39(1): 122-129, January 2016.

Kapadia CR, Nebesio TD, Myers SE, Willi S, Miller BS, Allen DB, Jacobson-Dickman E; : Endocrine Effects of Inhaled Corticosteroids in Children. JAMA Pediatr. 21: 1-9, December 2015.

Libman IM, Miller KM, DiMeglio LA, Bethin KE, Katz ML, Shah A, Simmons JH, Haller MJ, Raman S, Tamborlane WV, Coffey JK, Saenz AM, Beck RW, Nadeau KJ; T1D Exchange Clinic Network [Willi S - Study Group Member]: Effect of Metformin Added to Insulin on Glycemic Control Among Overweight/Obese Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 314(21): 2241-50, December 2015.

Silverstein J, Cheng P, Ruedy KJ, Kollman C, Beck RW, Klingensmith GJ, Wood JR, Willi S, Bacha F, Lee J, Cengiz E, Redondo MJ, Tamborlane WV; Pediatric Diabetes Consortium.: Depressive Symptoms in Youth With Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes: Results of the Pediatric Diabetes Consortium Screening Assessment of Depression in Diabetes Study. Diabetes Care 38(12): 2341-3, December 2015.

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. Pediatr Diabetes. November 2015.

Weber DR, Haynes K, Leonard MB, Willi SM, Denburg MR.: Type 1 diabetes is associated with an increased risk of fracture across the life span: a population-based cohort study using The Health Improvement Network (THIN). Diabetes Care. 38(10): 1913-20, October 2015.

Vajravelu ME, Tobolski J, Burrows E, Chilutti M, Xiao R, Bamba V, Willi S, Palladino A, Burnham JM, McCormack SE.: Peak cortisol response to corticotropin-releasing hormone is associated with age and body size in children referred for clinical testing: a retrospective review. Int J Pediatr Endocrinol. ;2015:22. doi: 10.1186/s13633-015-0018-y. Epub 2015 Oct 22. 22, October 2015.

DuBose SN, Hermann JM, Tamborlane WV, Beck RW, Dost A, DiMeglio LA, Schwab KO, Holl RW, Hofer SE, Maahs DM; Type 1 Diabetes Exchange Clinic Network and Diabetes Prospective Follow-up Registry [Willi S - Study Group Member]: Obesity in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes in Germany, Austria, and the United States. J Pediatr. 67(3): 627-32, Sepember 2015.

Rigby MR, Harris KM, Pinckney A, DiMeglio LA, Rendell MS, Felner EI, Dostou JM, Gitelman SE, Griffin KJ, Tsalikian E, Gottlieb PA, Greenbaum CJ, Sherry NA, Moore WV, Monzavi R, Willi SM, Raskin P, Keyes-Elstein L, Long SA, Kanaparthi S, Lim N, Phippard D, Soppe CL, Fitzgibbon ML, McNamara J, Nepom GT, Ehlers MR.: Alefacept provides sustained clinical and immunological effects in new-onset type 1 diabetes patients. J Clin Invest. 2015 Jul 20. pii: 81722 July 2015.

Shan Gao, Ming Li, Xiaoxue Qu, Yonghui Wang, Xiujuan Zhang, BCAMS, Steven M. Willi: ADA HbA1c Diagnostic Criteria Fail to Identify Prediabetes and Diabetes in a Population of Chinese Adoescents and Young Adults at High Risk for Diabetes. 75th Annual American Diabetes Association Meeting 64(Suppl. 1): A833, June 2015.

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Last updated: 01/29/2016
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