Saba Sheikh, MBBS, MSCE

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

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3501 Civic Center Boulevard
11th Floor Colket Building
Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3749
Fax: 215-590-3500
The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan, 2005.
University of Pennsylvania, 2014.
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Selected Publications

Sarah C. Nyirjesy, Saba Sheikh, Denis Hadjiliadis, Diva D. De Leon, Amy J. Peleckis, Jack N. Eiel, Christina Kubrak, Darko Stefanovski, Ronald C. Rubenstein, Michael R. Rickels, and Andrea Kelly: β-cell Secretory Defects are Present in Pancreatic Insufficient Cystic Fibrosis with 1-hour OGTT Glucose ≧155 mg/dL. Pediatric Diabetes 2018.

S Sheikh, S.C. Nyirjesy, D Hadjiliadis, D De Leon, A.J. Peleckis, J.N. Eiel, C Kubrak, D Stefanovski, R.C. Rubenstein, M.R. Rickels, and A Kelly: Hyperglucagonemia and incretin defects do not worsen glucose tolerance in pancreatic insufficient cystic fibrosis with glucose intolerance. North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference 2017.

S Sheikh, L Gudipaty, D De Leon, D Hadjiliadis, C Kubrak, A Pelekis, N.K. Rosenfeld, S Nyirjesy, S Malik, M Cuchel, D Stefanovski, R.C. Rubenstein, A Kelly,1 and M.R. Rickels : Reduced Beta-Cell Secretory Capacity in Pancreatic Insufficient Cystic Fibrosis despite Normal Glucose Tolerance. American Diabetes Association June 2016 Notes: Moderated poster discussion.

Sheikh S., Gudipaty L., De Leon D.D., Hadjiliadis D., Kubrak C., Rosenfeld N.K., Nyirjesy S., Pelekis A., Malik S., Stefanovski D., Cuchel M., Rubenstein R.C., Kelly A., and Rickels M.R.: Reduced β-Cell Secretory Capacity in Pancreatic Insufficient, but Not Pancreatic Sufficient, Cystic Fibrosis Despite Normal Glucose Tolerance. Diabetes 2016 Notes: Accepted for publication.

Sheikh S, Kelly A: Cystic fibrosis-related diabetes: links, challenges, and future directions. Research and Reports in Endocrine Disorders 5: 157-167, November 2015.

S Sheikh, L Gudipaty, N Rosenfeld, C Kubrack, A Peleckis, S Malik, M Cuchel, D De León-Crutchlow, D Hadjiliadis, R. Rubenstein, A Kelly, M Rickels: Insulin Secretion in Post-pubertal Adolescents and Adults with Cystic Fibrosis and Normal Glucose Tolerance. Pediatric Pulmonology 50(S41), October 2015 Notes: North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference.

Sheikh, S., Putt, ME., Forde KA., Rubenstein, RC., Kelly, A.: Elevation of 1-Hour Plasma Glucose During Oral Glucose Tolerance Testing. Pediatr Pulmonolgy 50(10): 963-969, October 2015.

S Sheikh, A. Kelly, R. Rubenstein: Early Glucose Abnormalities and Cystic Fibrosis North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference in Atlanta, GA October 2014.

Sheikh, S., Zemel, BS., Stallings, VA., Rubenstein, RC., Kelly, A.: Body composition and pulmonary function in Cystic Fibrosis. Front Pediatr 15(2): 33, April 2014.

Sheikh S, Kelly A, Zemel B, Rubenstein RC : Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes and The 50-gram Glucose Challenge Test. Pediatric Pulmonology 48(S36), October 2013.

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