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Rachana D. Shah, M.D.

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

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
802F Abramson Research Center
34th and Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3390
B.S. (Molecular Biology)
Vanderbilt University, 1998.
MD (Medicine)
Baylor College of Medicine, 2002.
MSc (Translational Research)
University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, 2011.
Post-Graduate Training
Residency, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 2002-2006.
Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2006-2009.
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Selected Publications

Higgins J, Zeitler P, Drews KL, Arslanian S, Copeland K, Goland R, Klingensmith G, Lipman TH, Tollefsen S; TODAY Study Group.: ZnT8 autoantibody prevalence is low in youth with type 2 diabetes and associated with higher insulin sensitivity, lower insulin secretion, and lower disposition index. J Clin Transl Endocrinol 29: 100300, May 2022.

TODAY Study Group.: Longitudinal Association of Depressive Symptoms, Binge Eating, and Quality of Life With Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Young Adults With Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes: The TODAY2 Study. Diabetes Care 45: 1073-81, Mar 2022.

Shah AS, Gidding SS, El Ghormli L, Tryggestad JB, Nadeau KJ, Bacha F, Levitt Katz LE, Willi SM, Lima J, Urbina EM; TODAY Study Group.: Relationship between Arterial Stiffness and Subsequent Cardiac Structure and Function in Young Adults with Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes: Results from the TODAY Study. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2022.

TODAY Study Group, Shah RD, Braffett BH, Tryggestad JB, Hughan KS, Dhaliwal R, Nadeau KJ, Levitt Katz LE, Gidding SS.: Cardiovascular risk factor progression in adolescents and young adults with youth-onset type 2 diabetes. J Diabetes Complications 2022.

TODAY Study Group, Shah AS, El Ghormli L, Gidding SS, Hughan KS, Levitt Katz LE, Koren D, Tryggestad JB, Bacha F, Braffett BH, Arslanian S, Urbina EM.: Longitudinal changes in vascular stiffness and heart rate variability among young adults with youth-onset type 2 diabetes: results from the follow-up observational treatment options for type 2 diabetes in adolescents and youth (TODAY) study. Acta Diabetol 2022.

Bagheri M, Shah R, Mosley JD, Ferguson JF: A Metabolome and Microbiome Wide Association Study of Healthy Eating Index Points to the Mechanisms Linking Dietary Pattern and Metabolic Status. European Journal of Nutrition 60(8): 4413-4427, Dec 2021 Notes: Expertise in clinical human obesity & metabolic complications, including the role of diet; expertise in analysis of metabolomic data.

TODAY Study Group.: Pregnancy Outcomes in Young Women With Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes Followed in the TODAY Study. Diabetes Care 45: 1038-45, Dec 2021.

TODAY Study Group.: Risk Factors for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy in Adolescents and Young Adults With Type 2 Diabetes: Results From the TODAY Study. Diabetes Care 45: 1065-72, Oct 2021.

TODAY Study Group.: Development and Progression of Diabetic Retinopathy in Adolescents and Young Adults With Type 2 Diabetes: Results From the TODAY Study. Diabetes Care 45: 1049-55, Sep 2021.

TODAY Study Group.: Effects of Metabolic Factors, Race-Ethnicity, and Sex on the Development of Nephropathy in Adolescents and Young Adults With Type 2 Diabetes: Results From the TODAY Study. Diabetes Care 45: 1056-64, Sep 2021.

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