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Dr. Savgan Gurol is a clininician at the MGHfC Pediatric Endocrine Unit with particular interest in improving clinical care in type I diabetes in children.
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Eray Savgan Gurol, MD, is a pediatric endocrinologist with particular interests in Type I Diabetes, growth disorders, precocious puberty and neuroendocrinology. She completed pediatric residency at University of Iowa in 2007, and a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at University of Iowa and Massachusettes General Hospital for Children in 2010. She is interested in improving type I Diabetes care in children. She is working on a project called “Type I Diabetes Stories” which aims to give an opportunity to children and young adults with Diabetes as well as their families to voice their perspective and share their experiences by recording their stories.
Dr. Savgan-Gurol has worked on maternal vitamin D gene polymorphisms that may predispose to premature birth, and on techniques used to assess regional body composition to best determine clinical and DXA surrogates for visceral and subcutaneous fat and intramyocellular lipid, as analyzed by MRI and MRS techniques.
View my most recent publications at PubMed
1-Waist to hip ratio and trunk to extremity fat (DXA) are better surrogates for IMCL and for visceral fat respectively than for subcutaneous fat in adolescent girls.
Savgan-Gurol E, Bredella M, Russell M, Mendes N, Klibanski A, Misra M.
Nutr Metab (Lond). 2010 Dec 9;7:86. doi: 10.1186/1743-7075-7-86.
2-Growth and IGF-1 levels of children with familial Mediterranean fever on colchicine treatment.
Savgan-Gürol E, Kasapçopur O, Hatemi S, Ercan O, Caliskan S, Sever L, Ozdogan H, Arisoy N.
Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2001 Sep-Oct;19(5 Suppl 24):S72-5.
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