The study, “25-Hydroxyvitamin D and glycemic control: A cross-sectional study of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes,” included about 200 children and adolescents from the Diabetes Center for Children at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Read more
The appointment to Penn’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics highlights Dr. Lipman’s major areas of research including the epidemiology of diabetes and assessment of growth in children. She developed and maintains the Philadelphia Pediatric Diabetes Registry, the longest ongoing such registry in the country.
Research shows that losing weight can help prevent or delay the onset of diabetes. While best practice for weight loss often includes decreasing or eliminating calories from alcohol, few studies examine whether people who undergo weight loss treatment report changes in alcohol intake and whether alcohol influences their weight loss.