Diabetes; growth disorders; precocious puberty; calcium disorders
Researching type 2 diabetes in adolescents; intensified insulin therapy
Education and Training
BS: Michigan State University, 1991.
MD: University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY, 1995.
Residency: Indiana University Riley Hospital For Children, Indianapolis, IN, 1998.
Fellowship: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 2001.
Certification: Pediatric Endocrinology.
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Elder DA, Woo JG, D'Alessio DA. Impaired beta-cell sensitivity to glucose and maximal insulin secretory capacity in adolescents with type 2 diabetes. Pediatr Diabetes. 2010 Aug;11(5):314-21.
Elder DA, D'Alessio DA, Eyal O, Mueller R, Smith FO, Kansra AR, Rose SR. Abnormalities in glucose tolerance are common in children with fanconi anemia and associated with impaired insulin secretion. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2008 Aug;51(2):256-60.
Elder DA, Wooldridge JL, Dolan LM, D'Alessio DA. Glucose tolerance, insulin secretion, and insulin sensitivity in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis and no prior history of diabetes. J Pediatr. 2007 Dec;151(6):653-8.
Eyal O, Naffaa LN, Elder DA. A case of macroprolactinoma and elevated insulin-like growth factor-I in a young boy. Acta Paediatr. 2005 Dec;94(12):1852-4.
Elder DA, Prigeon RL, Wadwa RP, Dolan LM, D'Alessio DA. Beta-cell function, insulin sensitivity, and glucose tolerance in obese diabetic and nondiabetic adolescents and young adults. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2006 Jan;91(1):185-91.
Elder DA, Roper MG, Henderson RC, Davenport ML. Kyphosis in a Turner syndrome population. Pediatrics. 2002 Jun;109(6):e93.