Viral Shah, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Barbara Davis Center

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Languages: English, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi
Department: Pediatrics-Barbara Davis Center

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Barbara Davis Center
  • Assistant Professor

Recognition & Awards

  • Excellence in Endocrinology, A.V. Gandhi Award , (2012)
  • Clinical Medicine Scholar Award, B. Braun Medical Trust Foundation , (2006)
  • Short-term Studentship , Indian Council of Medical Research , (2001)
Research interests for Patients:
Clinical trials with newer insulins and newer devices such as insulin pump and glucose monitors in adults with type 1 diabetes Clinical trials of artificial pancreas ( aka closed-loop system) in type 1 diabetes Clinical studies to understand bone health (osteoporosis and fractures) in older adults with type 1 diabetes

Publications

  • Akturk HK, Taylor DD, Camsari UM, Rewers A, Kinney GL, Shah VN. Association Between Cannabis Use and Risk for Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Adults With Type 1 Diabetes. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Nov 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30398521
  • Tauschmann M, Thabit H, Bally L, Allen JM, Hartnell S, Wilinska ME, Ruan Y, Sibayan J, Kollman C, Cheng P, Beck RW, Acerini CL, Evans ML, Dunger DB, Elleri D, Campbell F, Bergenstal RM, Criego A, Shah VN, Leelarathna L, Hovorka R. Closed-loop insulin delivery in suboptimally controlled type 1 diabetes: a multicentre, 12-week randomised trial. Lancet. 2018 Oct 13;392(10155):1321-1329. PubMed PMID: 30292578
  • Dhaliwal R, Foster NC, Boyle C, Al Mukaddam M, Weinstock RS, Rickels MR, Shah VN, DiMeglio LA. Determinants of fracture in adults with type 1 diabetes in the USA: Results from the T1D Exchange Clinic Registry. J Diabetes Complications. 2018 Nov;32(11):1006-1011. PubMed PMID: 30220582
  • 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
  • Shah VN, Orlov OI, Sternlieb MP, Plestis KA. Aortic Root Pseudoaneurysm Caused by Mycobacterium Chimaera. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Aug 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30081026
  • 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
  • Kaur H, Joshee P, Franquemont S, Baumgartner A, Thurston J, Pyle L, Nadeau KJ, Shah VN. Bone mineral content and bone density is lower in adolescents with type 1 diabetes: A brief report from the RESISTANT and EMERALD studies. J Diabetes Complications. 2018 Oct;32(10):931-933. PubMed PMID: 29980432
  • Shah VN, Laffel LM, Wadwa RP, Garg SK. Performance of a Factory-Calibrated Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring System Utilizing an Automated Sensor Applicator. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2018 Jun;20(6):428-433. PubMed PMID: 29923775
  • Wadwa RP, Laffel LM, Shah VN, Garg SK. Accuracy of a Factory-Calibrated, Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring System During 10 Days of Use in Youth and Adults with Diabetes. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2018 Jun;20(6):395-402. PubMed PMID: 29901421
  • Shah VN, Wu M, Foster N, Dhaliwal R, Al Mukaddam M. Severe hypoglycemia is associated with high risk for falls in adults with type 1 diabetes. Arch Osteoporos. 2018 Jun 12;13(1):66. PubMed PMID: 29892791
  • Shah VN, Carpenter RD, Ferguson VL, Schwartz AV. Bone health in type 1 diabetes. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2018 Aug;25(4):231-236. PubMed PMID: 29794498
  • Bjornstad P, Maahs DM, Roncal CA, Snell-Bergeon JK, Shah VN, Milagres T, Ellis SL, Hatch M, Chung LT, Rewers MJ, Garg S, Cherney DZ, Pyle L, Nadeau KJ, Johnson RJ. Role of bicarbonate supplementation on urine uric acid crystals and diabetic tubulopathy in adults with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2018 Jul;20(7):1776-1780. PubMed PMID: 29498467
  • Shah VN. Complications With Insulin Pump Therapy vs Insulin Injection Therapy. JAMA. 2018 Feb 6;319(5):502-503. PubMed PMID: 29411027
  • Shah VN, Sippl R, Joshee P, Pyle L, Kohrt WM, Schauer IE, Snell-Bergeon JK. Trabecular bone quality is lower in adults with type 1 diabetes and is negatively associated with insulin resistance. Osteoporos Int. 2017 Dec 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29290026
  • Akturk HK, Shah VN. Severe Hypoglycemia in Adults With Type 1 Diabetes After Switching to Insulin Degludec. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2017 Nov 1;:1932296817742922. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29183157
  • Aleppo G, Calhoun P, Foster NC, Maahs DM, Shah VN, Miller KM. Reported gastroparesis in adults with type 1 diabetes (T1D) from the T1D Exchange clinic registry. J Diabetes Complications. 2017 Dec;31(12):1669-1673. PubMed PMID: 28989086
  • Bally L, Thabit H, Tauschmann M, Allen JM, Hartnell S, Wilinska ME, Exall J, Huegel V, Sibayan J, Borgman S, Cheng P, Blackburn M, Lawton J, Elleri D, Leelarathna L, Acerini CL, Campbell F, Shah VN, Criego A, Evans ML, Dunger DB, Kollman C, Bergenstal RM, Hovorka R. Assessing the effectiveness of a 3-month day-and-night home closed-loop control combined with pump suspend feature compared with sensor-augmented pump therapy in youths and adults with suboptimally controlled type 1 diabetes: a randomised parallel study protocol. BMJ Open. 2017 Jul 13;7(7):e016738. PubMed PMID: 28710224
  • Shah VN, Gallo TL, Marker M, Snell-Bergeon JK. Glycemic Control With Early Initiation of Continuous Glucose Monitoring System in Adults With Recently Diagnosed Type 1A Diabetes. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2017 Jun 1;:1932296817713221. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28660789
  • Haymond MW, DuBose SN, Rickels MR, Wolpert H, Shah VN, Sherr JL, Weinstock RS, Agarwal S, Verdejo AS, Cummins MJ, Newswanger B, Beck RW. Efficacy and Safety of Mini-Dose Glucagon for Treatment of Nonsevere Hypoglycemia in Adults With Type 1 Diabetes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Aug 1;102(8):2994-3001. PubMed PMID: 28591776
  • Shah VN, Harrall KK, Shah CS, Gallo TL, Joshee P, Snell-Bergeon JK, Kohrt WM. Bone mineral density at femoral neck and lumbar spine in adults with type 1 diabetes: a meta-analysis and review of the literature. Osteoporos Int. 2017 Jun 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28580510
  • Garg SK, Shah VN, Akturk HK, Beatson C, Snell-Bergeon JK. Role of Mobile Technology to Improve Diabetes Care in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes: The Remote-T1D Study iBGStar(®) in Type 1 Diabetes Management. Diabetes Ther. 2017 Aug;8(4):811-819. PubMed PMID: 28555339
  • Aleppo G, Ruedy KJ, Riddlesworth TD, Kruger DF, Peters AL, Hirsch I, Bergenstal RM, Toschi E, Ahmann AJ, Shah VN, Rickels MR, Bode BW, Philis-Tsimikas A, Pop-Busui R, Rodriguez H, Eyth E, Bhargava A, Kollman C, Beck RW. REPLACE-BG: A Randomized Trial Comparing Continuous Glucose Monitoring With and Without Routine Blood Glucose Monitoring in Adults With Well-Controlled Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2017 Apr;40(4):538-545. PubMed PMID: 28209654
  • Garg SK, Giordano D, Gallo T, Shah VN. New Medications for the Treatment of Diabetes. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2017 Feb;19(S1):S128-S140. PubMed PMID: 28192022
  • Unnikrishnan R, Shah VN, Mohan V. Challenges in diagnosis and management of diabetes in the young. Clin Diabetes Endocrinol. 2016;2:18. PubMed PMID: 28702252
  • Shah RB, Patel M, Maahs DM, Shah VN. Insulin delivery methods: Past, present and future. Int J Pharm Investig. 2016 Jan-Mar;6(1):1-9. PubMed PMID: 27014614
  • Gallo T, Shah VN. An Unusual Cause of Recurrent Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Type 1 Diabetes. Am J Med. 2016 Aug;129(8):e139-40. PubMed PMID: 27012856
  • Gupta N, Bhadada SK, Shah VN, Mattoo SK. Psychological Aspects Related to Diabetes Mellitus. J Diabetes Res. 2016;2016:7276403. PubMed PMID: 26770989
  • Shah RB, Patel M, Maahs DM, Shah VN. Insulin delivery methods: Past, present and future. Int J Pharm Investig. 2016 Jan-Mar;6(1):1-9. PubMed PMID: 27014614
  • Gallo T, Shah VN. An Unusual Cause of Recurrent Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Type 1 Diabetes. Am J Med. 2016 Aug;129(8):e139-40. PubMed PMID: 27012856
  • Gupta N, Bhadada SK, Shah VN, Mattoo SK. Psychological Aspects Related to Diabetes Mellitus. J Diabetes Res. 2016;2016:7276403. PubMed PMID: 26770989
  • 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
  • Shah VN, Shah CS, Snell-Bergeon JK. Type 1 diabetes and risk of fracture: meta-analysis and review of the literature. Diabet Med. 2015 Sep;32(9):1134-42. PubMed PMID: 26096918
  • Shah VN, Mohan V. Diabetes in India: what is different?. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2015 Aug;22(4):283-9. PubMed PMID: 26087335
  • Shah VN, Yu L. Comment on Liu et al. Latent autoimmune diabetes in adults with low-titer GAD antibodies: similar disease progression with type 2 diabetes: a nationwide, multicenter prospective study (LADA China Study 3). Diabetes Care 2015;38:16-21. Diabetes Care. 2015 Mar;38(3):e43. PubMed PMID: 25715424
  • 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
  • Shah VN, Shah CS, Bhadada SK, Rao DS. Effect of 25 (OH) D replacements in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) and coexistent vitamin D deficiency on serum 25(OH) D, calcium and PTH levels: A meta-analysis and review of literature. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2014 Jan 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24382124
  • Shah VN, Shoskes A, Tawfik B, Garg SK. Closed-loop system in the management of diabetes: past, present, and future. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2014 Aug;16(8):477-90. PubMed PMID: 25072271
  • Dhaon P, Shah VN. Type 1 diabetes and osteoporosis: A review of literature. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Mar;18(2):159-65. PubMed PMID: 24741510
  • Shah VN. Comment: association of B12 deficiency and clinical neuropathy with metformin use in type 2 diabetes patients. J Postgrad Med. 2014 Jan-Mar;60(1):95. PubMed PMID: 24625956
  • Garg SK, Shah VN. Newer therapies for diabetes management. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2014 Feb;16 Suppl 1:S119-27. PubMed PMID: 24479593
  • Shah VN, Ganatra PJ, Parikh R, Kamdar P, Baxi S, Shah N. Coexistence of gonadal dysgenesis and Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome in 46, XX female: A case report and review of literature. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Oct;17(Suppl 1):S274-7. PubMed PMID: 24251185
  • Garg SK, Michels AW, Shah VN. Use of non-insulin therapies for type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2013 Nov;15(11):901-8. PubMed PMID: 24131372
  • Shah VN, Moser EG, Blau A, Dhingra M, Garg SK. The future of basal insulin. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2013 Sep;15(9):727-32. PubMed PMID: 23965036
  • Dutta P, Premkumar A, Chakrabarti A, Shah VN, Behera A, De D, Rudramurthy SM, Bhansali A. Fusarium falciforme infection of foot in a patient with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a case report and review of the literature. Mycopathologia. 2013 Oct;176(3-4):225-32. PubMed PMID: 23813152
  • Lata K, Dutta P, Sridhar S, Rohilla M, Srinivasan A, Prashad GR, Shah VN, Bhansali A. Thyroid autoimmunity and obstetric outcomes in women with recurrent miscarriage: a case-control study. Endocr Connect. 2013 Jun 1;2(2):118-24. PubMed PMID: 23802061
  • Shah VN. Waterhouse-friderichsen syndrome in an adult patient with meningococcal meningitis. Indian J Dermatol. 2013 Mar;58(2):161. PubMed PMID: 23716842
  • Tabassum R, Chauhan G, Dwivedi OP, Mahajan A, Jaiswal A, Kaur I, Bandesh K, Singh T, Mathai BJ, Pandey Y, Chidambaram M, Sharma A, Chavali S, Sengupta S, Ramakrishnan L, Venkatesh P, Aggarwal SK, Ghosh S, Prabhakaran D, Srinath RK, Saxena M, Banerjee M, Mathur S, Bhansali A, Shah VN, Madhu SV, Marwaha RK, Basu A, Scaria V, McCarthy MI, DIAGRAM, INDICO, Venkatesan R, Mohan V, Tandon N, Bharadwaj D. Genome-wide association study for type 2 diabetes in Indians identifies a new susceptibility locus at 2q21. Diabetes. 2013 Mar;62(3):977-86. PubMed PMID: 23209189
  • Shah VN, Cheema BS, Sharma R, Khullar M, Kohli HS, Ahluwalia TS, Mohan V, Bhansali A. ACACß gene (rs2268388) and AGTR1 gene (rs5186) polymorphism and the risk of nephropathy in Asian Indian patients with type 2 diabetes. Mol Cell Biochem. 2013 Jan;372(1-2):191-8. PubMed PMID: 23081748
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Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), Member
  • The Endocrine Society, Member
  • Indian Society for Bone and Mineral Research , Member
  • Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India, Member
  • Endocrine Society of India, Member
  • Association of Physicians of India, Member

Practice Locations

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

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Internal Medicine (2007)
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (2009)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Adult Type 1 Diabetes
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Adult Type 2 Diabetes
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Thyroid Disease
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Osteoporosis
  • Endocrine System (Hormones)
Care Philosophy
I strive to provide the best care to my patients with type 1 diabetes. My research is focused on using technologies and newer therapies to improve glucose control in type 1 diabetes and investigation of bone health in older adults with type 1 diabetes.

General Information

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Languages: English, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi
Department: Pediatrics-Barbara Davis Center
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