Sarit Polsky, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Barbara Davis Center

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Medical School:
  • MD, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (2004)
Graduate School :
  • MPH, Johns Hopkins University (2002)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Brandeis University (MA) (1999)
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Jacobi) Program (2005)
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Jacobi) Program, Internal Medicine (2007)
  • University of Colorado, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (2012)
Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Pediatrics-Barbara Davis Center

Recognition & Awards

  • Abstract Travel Grant Award, The Endocrine Society, (2009)
    Travel grant to attend Trainee Day at annual scientific meeting.

Research Interests

My research focus is in type 1 diabetes mellitus.


  • Instructor (2012)
    School of Medicine, Medicine
  • Assistant Professor (2014)
    School of Medicine, Medicine
    Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes


  • Petry NM, Foster NC, Cengiz E, Tamborlane WV, Wagner J, Polsky S. Substance Use in Adults With Type 1 Diabetes in the T1D Exchange. Diabetes Educ. 2018 Dec;44(6):510-518. PubMed PMID: 30203721
  • Shah VN, Wu M, Polsky S, Snell-Bergeon JK, Sherr JL, Cengiz E, DiMeglio LA, Pop-Busui R, Mizokami-Stout K, Foster NC, Beck RW. Gender differences in diabetes self-care in adults with type 1 diabetes: Findings from the T1D Exchange clinic registry. J Diabetes Complications. 2018 Oct;32(10):961-965. PubMed PMID: 30121205
  • Polsky S, Wu M, Bode BW, DuBose SN, Goland RS, Maahs DM, Foster NC, Peters AL, Levy CJ, Shah VN, Beck RW. Diabetes Technology Use Among Pregnant and Nonpregnant Women with T1D in the T1D Exchange. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2018 Aug;20(8):517-523. PubMed PMID: 29990438
  • Messer LH, Berget C, Beatson C, Polsky S, Forlenza GP. Preserving Skin Integrity with Chronic Device Use in Diabetes. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2018 Jun;20(S2):S254-S264. PubMed PMID: 29916740
  • Polsky S. Is It Safe to Use "On-Demand" Continuous Glucose Monitoring During Pregnancy?. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2018 Mar;20(3):177-179. PubMed PMID: 29565718
  • Polsky S, Akturk HK. Alcohol Consumption, Diabetes Risk, and Cardiovascular Disease Within Diabetes. Curr Diab Rep. 2017 Nov 4;17(12):136. PubMed PMID: 29103170
  • Garg SK, Polsky S. Continuous glucose monitoring in pregnant women with type 1 diabetes. Lancet. 2017 Nov 25;390(10110):2329-2331. PubMed PMID: 28923466
  • Polsky S, Garcetti R. CGM, Pregnancy, and Remote Monitoring. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2017 Jun;19(S3):S49-S59. PubMed PMID: 28585876
  • Dailey G, Ahmad A, Polsky S, Shah V. A novel option for prandial insulin therapy: inhaled insulin. Postgrad Med. 2016 Nov;128(8):839-847. PubMed PMID: 27580306
  • Mitchell NS, Polsky S, Catenacci VA, Furniss AL, Prochazka AV. Up to 7 Years of Sustained Weight Loss for Weight-Loss Program Completers. Am J Prev Med. 2015 Aug;49(2):248-58. PubMed PMID: 26033350
  • Polsky S, Donahoo WT, Lyons EE, Funk KL, Elliott TE, Williams R, Arterburn D, Portz JD, Bayliss E. Evaluation of care management intensity and bariatric surgical weight loss. Am J Manag Care. 2015 Mar;21(3):182-9. PubMed PMID: 25880623
  • Garg SK, Polsky S, Shah VN. New medications for the treatment of diabetes. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2015 Feb;17 Suppl 1:S119-33. PubMed PMID: 25679422
  • Polsky S, Ellis SL. Obesity, insulin resistance, and type 1 diabetes mellitus. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2015 Aug;22(4):277-82. PubMed PMID: 26087341
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Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Association, Member
  • The Obesity Society, Member
  • The Endocrine Society, Member
  • The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Member
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Member

Practice Locations

UCH - Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion
1635 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (2007)
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Board Certification (2011)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Endocrine System (Hormones)
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Adult Type 1 Diabetes
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Adult Type 2 Diabetes
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Endocrine Cancer (Parathyroid, Adrenal, Carcinoid)
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Pancreatitis
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Thyroid Cancer
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Thyroid Disease
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Adrenal Diseases
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Lipidosis
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Osteoporosis
  • Food, Nutrition and Metabolism - Obesity
  • Food, Nutrition and Metabolism - Weight Loss and Dieting
  • Food, Nutrition and Metabolism
Clinical Interests
My clinical interests cover the breadth of endocrine conditions.

Care Philosophy
I believe that I am a medical adviser to patients. As such, I work together with them to provide comprehensive care for their conditions that takes into account medical expertise, patient safety, and quality of life.

Personal Interests
In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, reading, and exercising.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (2004)
Graduate Schools:
  • MPH, Johns Hopkins University (2002)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Brandeis University (MA) (1999)
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Jacobi) Program (2005)
Residency Programs:
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Jacobi) Program, Internal Medicine (2007)
  • University of Colorado, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (2012)
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Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Pediatrics-Barbara Davis Center