Diabetes Unit

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Steven Jon Russell, MD, PhD

  • Phone: 617-726-8722
Department of Medicine
Clinical Interests
Diabetes mellitus
Intensive insulin therapy
New technology in the management of diabetes
Hyperglycemia of critical illness
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
PhD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, American Board of Internal Medicine
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients


Novel artificial pancreas successfully controls blood sugar more than 24 hours

An artificial pancreas system that closely mimics the body's blood sugar control mechanism was able to maintain near-normal glucose levels without causing hypoglycemia in a small group of patients.

Bionic pancreas successfully controls blood sugar levels in adults, adolescents with type 1 diabetes

The latest version of a bionic pancreas device has been successfully tested in two five-day clinical trials – one in adults, the other in adolescents – that imposed minimal restrictions on patient activities.

Diabetes Unit
50 Staniford Street
3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02114-2517

Phone: 617-726-8722
Fax: 617-724-8534