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Texas Children's Specialty Care Clear Lake
940 Clear Lake Blvd.
Webster, TX 77598
Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus
6701 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030
Daniel DeSalvo, MD
I joined the TCH Section of Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology in July 2015 after completing a postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University. I serve as the Type 1 Diabetes Clinic Lead, Director of Strategic Collaboration for the Texas Children’s Diabetes & Endocrine Care Center, and TCH Diabetes Transition Clinic Co-Lead. My overarching career goal as a pediatric endocrinologist is to provide compassionate and comprehensive care to youth with diabetes, and to advance clinical care through patient-centered research and quality improvement endeavors. My clinical and research focus is on emerging diabetes technology and therapies (including continuous glucose monitoring and closed-loop automated insulin delivery systems) for improving clinical outcomes and reducing the burden of care. It was through my personal experience living with type 1 diabetes, and a desire to help others on a similar journey that motivated me to become a pediatric endocrinologist.
Corathers SD, DeSalvo DJ. Therapeutic Inertia in Pediatric Diabetes: Challenges to and Strategies for Overcoming Acceptance of the Status Quo. Diabetes Spect 2020 Feb;33(1):22-30. PMID: 32116450.
DeSalvo DJ, Miller KM, Hermann JM, Maahs DM, Hofer SE, Clements MA, Lilienthal E, Sherr JL, Tauschmann M, Holl RW. Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) and glycemic control among youth with type 1 diabetes (T1D): International comparison from the T1D Exchange and DPV Initiative. Pediatr Diabetes 2018 Nov;19(7):1271-1275. PMID: 29923262.
Sheikh K, Bartz SK, Lyons SK, DeSalvo DJ. Diabetes device use and glycemic control among youth with type 1 diabetes: A single-center, cross-sectional study. J Diabetes Res 2018 Jul 29;2018:5162162. PMID: 30151393.
DeSalvo DJ, Ly T, Wadwa RP, Messer L, Westfall E, Gopisetty D, Hanes S, von Eyben R, Maahs D, Buckingham B. Continuous glucose sensor survival and accuracy over 14 consecutive days. Diabetes Care 2016 Aug;39(8):e112-3. PMID:27222506.
DeSalvo DJ, Maahs D, Messer L, Wadwa R, Payne S, Ly T, Buckingham B. Effect of lipohypertrophy on continuous glucose sensor accuracy in patients with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care 2015 Oct; 38(10):e166-7. PMID:26307604.
DeSalvo DJ, Keith-Hynes P, Peyser T, Place J, Caswell K, Wilson DM, Harris B, Clinton P, Kovatchev B, Buckingham B. Remote glucose monitoring in camp setting reduces the risk of prolonged nocturnal hypoglycemia. Diabetes Technol Ther 2014 Jan; 16(1):1-7. PMID:24168317.
DeSalvo DJ, Greenberg LW, Henderson CL, Cogen FR. A learner-centered diabetes management curriculum: reducing resident errors on an inpatient pathway. Diabetes Care 2012 Nov;35(11):2188-93. PMID:22875227.
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