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Pediatrics - Endocrinology

Houston, Texas

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Diabetes & Endocrinology
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Sheila Gunn, M.D.

Shelia Gunn, M.D.Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Diabetes and Endocrinology

Clinical Service Area

Diabetes and Endocrinology

Education

Medical School
University of Oklahoma, Tulsa Medical College, Tulsa, Okla.

Residency
Pediatric, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Fellowship
Clinical Pediatric Fellowship in Endocrinology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Research Interests

Genetics and clinical correlation in patients with insulin dependant and non-insulin dependant Diabetes Mellitus
Type II diabetes in children, genetics and clinical aspects of all forms of congenital adrenal hyperplasia
The optimization of calcium absorption and bone formulation in pubertal children and determinants of pubertal changes in bone mineral mass
Thyroid physiology and function in infancy and childhood
Adrenal steroid physiology and function in infancy and childhood

Current Research Funding

Affiliated with Treatment Options for Type 2 Diabetes in Adolescents and Youth trial

Publications

Abrams SA, Griffin IJ, Hawthorne KM, Liang L, Gunn SK, Darlington G, Ellis KJ. A combination of prebiotic short- and long-chain insulin-type fructans enhances calcium absorption and bone mineralization in young adolescents. Am J Clin Nutr. 82(2):471-6, 2005.

Contact Information

6701 Fannin St., 11th Floor
Houston, TX 77030-2399
Clinic: 832-822-3670
Fax: 832-825-9069

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