Petter Bjornstad, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Endocrinology

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Residency:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics (2015)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Endocrinology (2018)
Languages: English, Norwegian
Department: Pediatrics-Endocrinology

Recognition & Awards

  • Young Investigator Award, Endocrine Society (2017)
  • Young Investigator Award, International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (2017)
  • Clinical Research Award for Fellows, Society of Pediatric Research (2016)

Publications

  • Bjornstad P, Eckel RH. Pathogenesis of Lipid Disorders in Insulin Resistance: a Brief Review. Curr Diab Rep. 2018 Oct 17;18(12):127. PubMed PMID: 30328521
  • Bjornstad P, Singh SK, Snell-Bergeon JK, Lovshin JA, Lytvyn Y, Lovblom LE, Rewers MJ, Boulet G, Lai V, Tse J, Cham L, Orszag A, Weisman A, Keenan HA, Brent MH, Paul N, Bril V, Perkins BA, Cherney DZI. The relationships between markers of tubular injury and intrarenal haemodynamic function in adults with and without type 1 diabetes: Results from the Canadian Study of Longevity in Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2018 Oct 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30311395
  • Lovshin JA, Bjornstad P, Lovblom LE, Bai JW, Lytvyn Y, Boulet G, Farooqi MA, Santiago S, Orszag A, Scarr D, Weisman A, Keenan HA, Brent MH, Paul N, Bril V, Perkins BA, Cherney DZI. Atherosclerosis and Microvascular Complications: Results From the Canadian Study of Longevity in Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2018 Dec;41(12):2570-2578. PubMed PMID: 30275283
  • León Jiménez D, Cherney DZI, Bjornstad P, Castilla Guerra L, Miramontes González JP. Antihyperglycemic Agents as Novel Natriuretic Therapies in Diabetic Kidney Disease. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2018 Aug 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30066584
  • Jensen T, Bjornstad P, Johnson RJ, Sippl R, Rewers M, Snell-Bergeon JK. Copeptin and Estimated Insulin Sensitivity in Adults With and Without Type 1 Diabetes: The CACTI Study. Can J Diabetes. 2018 Mar 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30026043
  • Bjornstad P, Laffel L, Tamborlane WV, Simons G, Hantel S, von Eynatten M, George J, Marquard J, Cherney DZI. Acute Effect of Empagliflozin on Fractional Excretion of Sodium and eGFR in Youth With Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2018 Aug;41(8):e129-e130. PubMed PMID: 29941496
  • Kuwabara M, Hisatome I, Roncal-Jimenez CA, Niwa K, Andres-Hernando A, Jensen T, Bjornstad P, Milagres T, Cicerchi C, Song Z, Garcia G, Sánchez-Lozada LG, Ohno M, Lanaspa MA, Johnson RJ. Correction: Increased Serum Sodium and Serum Osmolarity Are Independent Risk Factors for Developing Chronic Kidney Disease; 5 Year Cohort Study. PLoS One. 2018;13(5):e0197941. PubMed PMID: 29772014
  • Lytvyn Y, Bjornstad P, Udell JA, Lovshin JA, Cherney DZI. Response by Lytvyn et al to Letter Regarding Article, "Sodium Glucose Cotransporter-2 Inhibition in Heart Failure: Potential Mechanisms, Clinical Applications, and Summary of Clinical Trials". Circulation. 2018 May 1;137(18):1984-1985. PubMed PMID: 29712705
  • Roncal-Jimenez CA, Sato Y, Milagres T, Andres Hernando A, García G, Bjornstad P, Dawson JB, Sorensen C, Newman L, Krisher L, Madero M, Glaser J, Gárcía-Trabanino R, Romero EJ, Song Z, Jensen T, Kuwabara M, Rodriguez-Iturbe B, Sanchez-Lozada LG, Lanaspa MA, Johnson RJ. Experimental heat stress nephropathy and liver injury are improved by allopurinol. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2018 Sep 1;315(3):F726-F733. PubMed PMID: 29667911
  • Bjornstad P, Cherney DZ. Renal Hyperfiltration in Adolescents with Type 2 Diabetes: Physiology, Sex Differences, and Implications for Diabetic Kidney Disease. Curr Diab Rep. 2018 Mar 19;18(5):22. PubMed PMID: 29557063
  • Bjornstad P, Karger AB, Maahs DM. Measured GFR in Routine Clinical Practice-The Promise of Dried Blood Spots. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2018 Jan;25(1):76-83. PubMed PMID: 29499891
  • 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
  • Bjornstad P, Donaghue KC, Maahs DM. Macrovascular disease and risk factors in youth with type 1 diabetes: time to be more attentive to treatment?. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2018 Oct;6(10):809-820. PubMed PMID: 29475800
  • Bjornstad P, Lovshin JA, Lytvyn Y, Boulet G, Lovblom LE, Alhuzaim ON, Farooqi MA, Lai V, Tse J, Cham L, Orszag A, Scarr D, Weisman A, Keenan HA, Brent MH, Paul N, Bril V, Perkins BA, Cherney DZI. Adiposity Impacts Intrarenal Hemodynamic Function in Adults With Long-standing Type 1 Diabetes With and Without Diabetic Nephropathy: Results From the Canadian Study of Longevity in Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2018 Apr;41(4):831-839. PubMed PMID: 29437821
  • Lovshin JA, ┼ákrtic M, Bjornstad P, Moineddin R, Daneman D, Dunger D, Reich HN, Mahmud F, Scholey J, Cherney DZI, Sochett E. Hyperfiltration, urinary albumin excretion, and ambulatory blood pressure in adolescents with Type 1 diabetes mellitus. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2018 Apr 1;314(4):F667-F674. PubMed PMID: 29357443
  • Tonneijck L, Muskiet MHA, Smits MM, Bjornstad P, Kramer MHH, Diamant M, Hoorn EJ, Joles JA, van Raalte DH. Effect of immediate and prolonged GLP-1 receptor agonist administration on uric acid and kidney clearance: Post-hoc analyses of four clinical trials. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2018 May;20(5):1235-1245. PubMed PMID: 29341461
  • Lovshin JA, Boulet G, Lytvyn Y, Lovblom LE, Bjornstad P, Farooqi MA, Lai V, Cham L, Tse J, Orszag A, Scarr D, Weisman A, Keenan HA, Brent MH, Paul N, Bril V, Perkins BA, Cherney DZ. Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system activation in long-standing type 1 diabetes. JCI Insight. 2018 Jan 11;3(1). [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29321380
  • Gidding SS, Bacha F, Bjornstad P, Levitt Katz LE, Levitsky LL, Lynch J, Tryggestad JB, Weinstock RS, El Ghormli L, Lima JAC. Cardiac Biomarkers in Youth with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Results from the TODAY Study. J Pediatr. 2018 Jan;192:86-92.e5. PubMed PMID: 29246363
  • Bjornstad P, Nehus E, El Ghormli L, Bacha F, Libman IM, McKay S, Willi SM, Laffel L, Arslanian S, Nadeau KJ. Insulin Sensitivity and Diabetic Kidney Disease in Children and Adolescents With Type 2 Diabetes: An Observational Analysis of Data From the TODAY Clinical Trial. Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Jan;71(1):65-74. PubMed PMID: 29157731
  • Bjornstad P, Cree-Green M, Baumgartner A, Coe G, Reyes YG, Schäfer M, Pyle L, Regensteiner JG, Reusch JE, Nadeau KJ. Achieving ADA/ISPAD clinical guideline goals is associated with higher insulin sensitivity and cardiopulmonary fitness in adolescents with type 1 diabetes: Results from RESistance to InSulin in Type 1 ANd Type 2 diabetes (RESISTANT) and Effects of MEtformin on CardiovasculaR Function in AdoLescents with Type 1 Diabetes (EMERALD) Studies. Pediatr Diabetes. 2017 Oct 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29082640
  • Rajasekeran H, Reich HN, Hladunewich MA, Cattran D, Lovshin JA, Lytvyn Y, Bjornstad P, Lai V, Tse J, Cham L, Majumder S, Bowskill BB, Kabir MG, Advani SL, Gibson IW, Sood MM, Advani A, Cherney DZI. Dapagliflozin in focal segmental glomerulosclerosis: a combined human-rodent pilot study. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2018 Mar 1;314(3):F412-F422. PubMed PMID: 29141939
  • Bjornstad P, Pyle L, Cherney DZI, Johnson RJ, Sippl R, Wong R, Rewers M, Snell-Bergeon JK. Plasma biomarkers improve prediction of diabetic kidney disease in adults with type 1 diabetes over a 12-year follow-up: CACTI study. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2017 Aug 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28992280
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Professional Memberships

  • American Diabetes Association, Professional Member
  • International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes, Professional Member
  • American Society of Nephrology, Professional Member
  • National Kidney Foundation, Professional Member
  • European Diabetic Nephropathy Study Group, Professional Member
  • American Physiological Society, Regular Member

Practice Locations

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

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics (2015)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Endocrinology (2018)
Languages: English, Norwegian
Department: Pediatrics-Endocrinology
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