Kimberly Simmons, MD, MPH/MSPH
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Barbara Davis Center

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Medical School:
  • MD, Saint Louis University School of Medicine (2010)
Graduate School :
  • MS, University of Colorado - Boulder (2004)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (2004)
Residency:
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine Program, Pediatrics (2013)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Endocrinology (2016)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Barbara Davis Center

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor

Publications

  • Zaharieva DP, Addala A, Simmons KM, Maahs DM. Weight Management in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes and Obesity: Challenges and Possible Solutions. Curr Obes Rep. 2020 Oct 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33108635
  • Simmons KM, Sosenko JM, Warnock M, Geyer S, Ismail HM, Elding Larsson H, Steck AK. One-Hour Oral Glucose Tolerance Tests for the Prediction and Diagnostic Surveillance of Type 1 Diabetes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2020 Nov 1;105(11). PubMed PMID: 32844178
  • Simmons KM, Mitchell AM, Alkanani AA, McDaniel KA, Baschal EE, Armstrong T, Pyle L, Yu L, Michels AW. Failed Genetic Protection: Type 1 Diabetes in the Presence of HLA-DQB1*06:02 . Diabetes. 2020 Aug;69(8):1763-1769. PubMed PMID: 32439825
  • Steck AK, Dong F, Taki I, Hoffman M, Simmons K, Frohnert BI, Rewers MJ. Continuous Glucose Monitoring Predicts Progression to Diabetes in Autoantibody Positive Children. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2019 Aug 1;104(8):3337-3344. PubMed PMID: 30844073
  • Simmons KM, Fouts A, Pyle L, Clark P, Dong F, Yu L, Usmani-Brown S, Gottlieb P, Herold KC, Steck AK. Unmethylated Insulin as an Adjunctive Marker of Beta Cell Death and Progression to Type 1 Diabetes in Participants at Risk for Diabetes. Int J Mol Sci. 2019 Aug 8;20(16). PubMed PMID: 31398795
  • Simmons KM, Youngkin E, Alkanani A, Miao D, McDaniel K, Yu L, Michels AW. Screening children for type 1 diabetes-associated antibodies at community health fairs. Pediatr Diabetes. 2019 Nov;20(7):909-914. PubMed PMID: 31376227
  • Simmons KM, Youngkin E, Alkanani A, Miao D, McDaniel K, Yu L, Michels AW. Screening children for type 1 diabetes-associated antibodies at community health fairs. Pediatr Diabetes. 2019 Nov;20(7):909-914. PubMed PMID: 31376227
  • Steck AK, Dong F, Taki I, Hoffman M, Simmons K, Frohnert BI, Rewers MJ. Continuous Glucose Monitoring Predicts Progression to Diabetes in Autoantibody Positive Children. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2019 Aug 1;104(8):3337-3344. PubMed PMID: 30844073
  • Mahmud FH, Elbarbary NS, Fröhlich-Reiterer E, Holl RW, Kordonouri O, Knip M, Simmons K, Craig ME. ISPAD Clinical Practice Consensus Guidelines 2018: Other complications and associated conditions in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Pediatr Diabetes. 2018 Oct;19 Suppl 27:275-286. PubMed PMID: 30066458
  • Gonzalez Ballesteros LF, Ma NS, Gordon RJ, Ward L, Backeljauw P, Wasserman H, Weber DR, DiMeglio LA, Gagne J, Stein R, Cody D, Simmons K, Zimakas P, Topor LS, Agrawal S, Calabria A, Tebben P, Faircloth R, Imel EA, Casey L, Carpenter TO. Unexpected widespread hypophosphatemia and bone disease associated with elemental formula use in infants and children. Bone. 2017 Apr;97:287-292. PubMed PMID: 28167344
  • Smith MJ, Simmons KM, Cambier JC. B cells in type 1 diabetes mellitus and diabetic kidney disease. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2017 Oct 17;13(11):712-720. PubMed PMID: 29038537
  • Smith MJ, Simmons KM, Cambier JC. B cells in type 1 diabetes mellitus and diabetic kidney disease. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2017 Oct 17;13(11):712-720. PubMed PMID: 29038537
  • Nakayama M, Simmons KM, Michels AW. Molecular Interactions Governing Autoantigen Presentation in Type 1 Diabetes. Curr Diab Rep. 2015 Dec;15(12):113. PubMed PMID: 26458384
  • Alejandro R, Barton FB, Hering BJ, Wease S. 2008 Update from the Collaborative Islet Transplant Registry. Transplantation. 2008 Dec 27;86(12):1783-8. PubMed PMID: 19104422
  • Hoetzer GL, Irmiger HM, Keith RS, Westbrook KM, DeSouza CA. Endothelial nitric oxide synthase inhibition does not alter endothelial progenitor cell colony forming capacity or migratory activity. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2005 Sep;46(3):387-9. PubMed PMID: 16116346
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Practice Locations

Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes - Specialty Clinic
1775 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
303-724-2323

Children's Hospital Colorado North Campus
469 State Highway 7
Broomfield, CO 80023
720-478-5000

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (2013)
  • Pediatric Endocrinology, Board Certification (2017)

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Saint Louis University School of Medicine (2010)
Graduate Schools:
  • MS, University of Colorado - Boulder (2004)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (2004)
Residency Programs:
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine Program, Pediatrics (2013)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Endocrinology (2016)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Barbara Davis Center
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