Research Topics

Genomes and Genes


D Dabelea


Affiliation: University of Colorado Denver
Country: USA


  1. Moore B, Starling A, Magzamen S, Harrod C, Allshouse W, Adgate J, et al. Fetal exposure to maternal active and secondhand smoking with offspring early-life growth in the Healthy Start study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..Given the long-term consequences of rapid weight gain in early childhood, it is important to encourage pregnant women to quit smoking and limit their exposure to secondhand smoke. ..
  2. Stanislawski M, Lozupone C, Wagner B, Eggesbø M, Sontag M, Nusbacher N, et al. Gut microbiota in adolescents and the association with fatty liver: the EPOCH study. Pediatr Res. 2018;84:219-227 pubmed publisher
    ..0% (95% CI: 30.3-33.6%) of the variation in HFF. The gut microbiota is associated with HFF in adolescents and may be useful to help identify youth who would be amenable to gut microbiota-based interventions. ..
  3. Reynolds K, Saydah S, Isom S, Divers J, Lawrence J, Dabelea D, et al. Mortality in youth-onset type 1 and type 2 diabetes: The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study. J Diabetes Complications. 2018;32:545-549 pubmed publisher
    ..We did not observe excess short-term mortality in individuals with type 1 diabetes. ..
  4. Jensen E, Dabelea D. Type 2 Diabetes in Youth: New Lessons from the SEARCH Study. Curr Diab Rep. 2018;18:36 pubmed publisher
    ..As the cohort matures, new opportunities emerge for building on our understanding of how youth-onset type 2 diabetes impacts future health. ..
  5. Dabelea D, D Agostino R, Mason C, West N, Hamman R, Mayer Davis E, et al. Development, validation and use of an insulin sensitivity score in youths with diabetes: the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study. Diabetologia. 2011;54:78-86 pubmed publisher
    ..This score can be applied to epidemiological studies of youths with diabetes to characterise relationships between dimensions of diabetes type. ..
  6. Dabelea D, Mayer Davis E, Andrews J, Dolan L, Pihoker C, Hamman R, et al. Clinical evolution of beta cell function in youth with diabetes: the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study. Diabetologia. 2012;55:3359-68 pubmed publisher
  7. Sauder K, Starling A, Shapiro A, Kaar J, Ringham B, Glueck D, et al. Exploring the association between maternal prenatal multivitamin use and early infant growth: The Healthy Start Study. Pediatr Obes. 2016;11:434-41 pubmed publisher
    ..This study provides further evidence that in utero nutrient exposures may affect offspring adiposity beyond birth. ..
  8. Dabelea D. Diabetes in Youth-Looking Backwards to Inform the Future: Kelly West Award Lecture 2017. Diabetes Care. 2018;41:233-240 pubmed publisher
    ..She presented the Kelly West Award Lecture, "Diabetes in Youth-Looking Backwards to Inform the Future," on Sunday, 11 June 2017. ..
  9. Dabelea D, Dolan L, D AGOSTINO R, Hernandez A, McAteer J, Hamman R, et al. Association testing of TCF7L2 polymorphisms with type 2 diabetes in multi-ethnic youth. Diabetologia. 2011;54:535-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This suggests potential different contributions of genetic and environmental factors to early-onset type 2 diabetes by race. ..

More Information


  1. Dabelea D, Crume T. Maternal environment and the transgenerational cycle of obesity and diabetes. Diabetes. 2011;60:1849-55 pubmed publisher
  2. Sauder K, Koeppen H, Shapiro A, Kalata K, Stamatoiu A, Ringham B, et al. Prenatal Vitamin D Intake, Cord Blood 25-Hydroxyvitamin D, and Offspring Body Composition: The Healthy Start Study. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..Our data confirm the hypothesis that vitamin D exposure in early life is associated with neonatal body size and composition. Future research is needed to understand the implications of these associations as infants grow. ..
  3. Moore B, Sauder K, Starling A, Hébert J, Shivappa N, Ringham B, et al. Proinflammatory Diets during Pregnancy and Neonatal Adiposity in the Healthy Start Study. J Pediatr. 2018;195:121-127.e2 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings support the hypothesis that an increased inflammatory milieu during pregnancy may be a risk factor for neonatal adiposity. NCT02273297. ..