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Sarah D. Corathers, MD

  • Director, Diabetes Transition Program, Division of Endocrinology
  • Director, Quality Scholars Program, James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence
  • Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
  • UC Department of Internal Medicine



Sarah Corathers, MD, completed residency training in internal medicine and pediatrics followed by a combined fellowship in adult and pediatric endocrinology. Her clinical training provides a unique a background in management of diabetes and endocrine conditions across the lifespan. She has a special interest in psychosocial aspects of diabetes care for adolescents and young adults including depression and resilience. She is the director of the diabetes transition program with the aim of preparing pediatric patients for successful transition to adult care. Additional clinical and research interests include Turner syndrome, transgender health, hereditary endocrine conditions and quality improvement in health care.


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Trends in type 1 diabetic ketoacidosis during COVID-19 surges at seven US centers: highest burden on non-Hispanic Blacks. Lavik, AR; Ebekozien, O; Noor, N; Alonso, GT; Polsky, S; Blackman, SM; Chen, J; Corathers, SD; Demeterco-Berggren, C; Gallagher, MP; et al. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2022.

Long-term Continuous Glucose Monitor Use in Very Young Children With Type 1 Diabetes: One-Year Results From the SENCE Study. Van Name, MA; Kanapka, LG; DiMeglio, LA; Miller, KM; Albanese-O’Neill, A; Commissariat, P; Corathers, SD; Harrington, KR; Hilliard, ME; Anderson, BJ; et al. Journal of diabetes science and technology. 2022.

Improving Anxiety Screening in Patients with Turner Syndrome. Alexandrou, E; Corathers, S; Gutmark-Little, I; Casnellie, L; Gerstle, M; Tatum, J; Khoury, J; Backeljauw, P. Hormone Research in Paediatrics. 2022; 95:68-75.

Opportunities for Enhanced Transition of Care Preparation for Adolescents and Emerging Adults With Type 1 Diabetes: Use of the READDY Transition Tool. Kamoun, C; Khoury, JC; Beal, SJ; Crimmins, N; Corathers, SD. Diabetes Spectrum. 2022; 35:57-65.

Feasibility of Electronic Health Record Assessment of 6 Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes Self-management Habits and Their Association With Glycemic Outcomes. Lee, JM; Rusnak, A; Garrity, A; Hirschfeld, E; Thomas, IH; Wichorek, M; Lee, JE; Rioles, NA; Ebekozien, O; Corathers, SD. JAMA Network Open. 2021; 4.

Patient Demographics and Clinical Outcomes Among Type 1 Diabetes Patients Using Continuous Glucose Monitors: Data From T1D Exchange Real-World Observational Study. DeSalvo, DJ; Noor, N; Xie, C; Corathers, SD; Majidi, S; McDonough, RJ; Polsky, S; Izquierdo, R; Rioles, N; Weinstock, R; et al. Journal of diabetes science and technology. 2021.

Adoption of Telemedicine for Type 1 Diabetes Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Lee, JM; Carlson, E; Albanese-O'Neill, A; Demeterco-Berggren, C; Corathers, SD; Vendrame, F; Weinstock, RS; Prahalad, P; Alonso, GT; Kamboj, M; et al. Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics. 2021; 23:642-651.

Socioeconomic and Racial Disparities in Diabetic Ketoacidosis Admissions in Youth With Type 1 Diabetes. Maxwell, AR; Jones, NY; Taylor, S; Corathers, SD; Rasnick, E; Brokamp, C; Riley, CL; Parsons, A; Kichler, JC; Beck, AF. Journal of hospital medicine (Online). 2021.

Quality Improvement in Diabetes Care: A Review of Initiatives and Outcomes in the T1D Exchange Quality Improvement Collaborative. Ginnard, OZ B; Todd Alonso, G; Corathers, SD; Demeterco-Berggren, C; Golden, LH; Miyazaki, BT; Nelson, G; Ospelt, E; Ebekozien, O; Lee, JM; et al. Clinical Diabetes. 2021; 39:256-263.

Multi-Clinic Quality Improvement Initiative Increases Continuous Glucose Monitoring Use Among Adolescents and Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes. Prahalad, P; Ebekozien, O; Todd Alonso, G; Clements, M; Corathers, S; DeSalvo, D; Desimone, M; Lee, JM; Lorincz, I; McDonough, R; et al. Clinical Diabetes. 2021; 39:264-271.

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