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Britta Svoren, M.D.

Britta Svoren, M.D.

Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology

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Contact

Appointment (585) 275-7744

About Me

I am interested in preventing the late complications of type 1 diabetes and preserving the health, normal growth, development, and family functioning of children, adolescents and young adults with diabetes.

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics (Part-Time) - Department of Pediatrics, Endocrinology (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology, Boston Children's Hospital (USA). 2003 - 2006

Residency, Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital (USA). 2001 - 2003

Internship, Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital (USA). 2000 - 2001

Education

MD | SUNY at Buffalo-School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (USA). 2000

Awards

Harvard Medical School Scholars in Medicine Fellowship Award. 2007

Eli Lilly and Company Fellowship Research Training Grant. 2004

NIH Pediatric Research Loan Repayment Grant. 2003 - 2007

Children's Hospital of Buffalo Prize. 2000

Alpha Omega Alpha. 2000

Dean's List for Academic Excellence. 1997 - 1999

Phi Beta Kappa. 1994

Research

~Investigating the contribution of various environmental factors on the development of pancreatic autoimmunity, the immunologic response, and the onset of type 1 diabetes

~Preventing complications and preserving health for pediatric patients with diabetes, including outcomes and translational...
~Investigating the contribution of various environmental factors on the development of pancreatic autoimmunity, the immunologic response, and the onset of type 1 diabetes

~Preventing complications and preserving health for pediatric patients with diabetes, including outcomes and translational research activities

~Assessing innovative technologies, such as continuous glucose monitoring, to improve diabetes management in young patients

Publications

Journal Articles

Significant vitamin D deficiency in youth with type 1 diabetes mellitus

Svoren BM; Volkening LK; Wood JR; Laffel LM.

The Journal of Pediatrics. 2009; 154(1): 132-4.

Altered natural killer cells in type 1 diabetic patients.

Rodacki M, Svoren B, Butty V, Besse W, Laffel L, Benoist C, Mathis D

Diabetes.. 2007 January 56 (1):177-85. Epub 1900 01 01.

Temporal trends in the treatment of pediatric type 1 diabetes and impact on acute outcomes

Svoren BM; Volkening LK; Butler DA; Moreland EC; Anderson BJ; Laffel LM.

The Journal of Pediatrics. 2007; 150(3): 279-85.

Hypothyroidism in a breast-fed preterm infant resulting from maternal topical iodine exposure

Smith VC; Svoren BM; Wolfsdorf JI.

The Journal of Pediatrics. 2006; 149(4): 566-7.

Hypopituitarism in PHACES Association

Goddard DS; Liang MG; Chamlin SL; Svoren BM; Spack NP; Mulliken JB.

Pediatric Dermatology. 2006; 23(5): 476-80.

Durability of insulin pump use in pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes

Wood JR; Moreland EC; Volkening LK; Svoren BM; Butler DA; Laffel LM.

Diabetes Care. 2006; 29(11): 2355-60.

Sexual development in a 21 month-old boy caused by testosterone contamination of a topical hydrocortisone cream

Svoren BM; Wolfsdorf JI.

Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism: JPEM. 2005; 18(5): 507-10.

Complications and comorbidites of type 2 diabetes

Norris AW; Svoren BM.

Pediatric Annals. 2005; 34(9): 710-8.

Reducing acute adverse outcomes in youths with type 1 diabetes: a randomized, controlled trial.

Svoren BM, Butler D, Levine BS, Anderson BJ, Laffel LM

Pediatrics.. 2003 October 112 (4):914-22. Epub 1900 01 01.

Books

Nelson Textbook of Pediatric (2015)

Chapter: Section on Diabetes

Authors: Svoren B, Jospe N

Publisher: Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA 2015

Disease Management & Health Outcomes (2007)

Chapter: Initiatives to Promote Effective Self-Care in Young Patients with Diabetes

Authors: Anderson BJ, Svoren B

Publisher: Adis International 2007

Conn's Current Therapy (2006)

Chapter: Diabetes Mellitus in Children and Adolescents

Authors: Wolfsdorf JI, Svoren BM

Publisher: Elsevier, Philadelphia 2006

Current Pediatric Therapy (2006)

Chapter: Diabetes Mellitus in Children and Adolescents

Authors: Svoren BM, Laffel LMB

Publisher: Elsevier, Philadelphia 2006

Management of Diabetes Mellitus in Children and Adolescents (2006)

Authors: Svoren BM, Wolfsdorf JI

Publisher: International Diabetes Monitor 2006

Ratings & Reviews

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