Robert Slover, MD
Professor, Pediatrics-Barbara Davis Center

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Utah School of Medicine (1975)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, Brigham Young University (UT) (1968)
Internship:
  • Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, CO (1976)
Residency:
  • Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, CO, Pediatrics (1978)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Pediatric Endocrinology (1982)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Barbara Davis Center

Recognition & Awards

  • Department of Pediatrics Outstanding Teacher, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, (1991)
  • Department of Pediatrics Outstanding Teacher, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, (1987)

Publications

  • Christiansen MP, Garg SK, Brazg R, Bode BW, Bailey TS, Slover RH, Sullivan A, Huang S, Shin J, Lee SW, Kaufman FR. Accuracy of a Fourth-Generation Subcutaneous Continuous Glucose Sensor. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2017 Aug;19(8):446-456. PubMed PMID: 28700272
  • Messer LH, Forlenza GP, Wadwa RP, Weinzimer SA, Sherr JL, Hood KK, Buckingham BA, Slover RH, Maahs DM. The dawn of automated insulin delivery: A new clinical framework to conceptualize insulin administration. Pediatr Diabetes. 2017 Jun 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28656656
  • Garg SK, Weinzimer SA, Tamborlane WV, Buckingham BA, Bode BW, Bailey TS, Brazg RL, Ilany J, Slover RH, Anderson SM, Bergenstal RM, Grosman B, Roy A, Cordero TL, Shin J, Lee SW, Kaufman FR. Glucose Outcomes with the In-Home Use of a Hybrid Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery System in Adolescents and Adults with Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2017 Mar;19(3):155-163. PubMed PMID: 28134564
  • Baldelli L, Flitter B, Pyle L, Maahs DM, Klingensmith G, Slover R, Alonso GT. A survey of youth with new onset type 1 diabetes: Opportunities to reduce diabetic ketoacidosis. Pediatr Diabetes. 2016 Oct 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27726268
  • Wood CL, Clements SA, McFann K, Slover R, Thomas JF, Wadwa RP. Use of Telemedicine to Improve Adherence to American Diabetes Association Standards in Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2016 Jan;18(1):7-14. PubMed PMID: 26295939
  • Baldelli L, Flitter B, Pyle L, Maahs DM, Klingensmith G, Slover R, Alonso GT. A survey of youth with new onset type 1 diabetes: Opportunities to reduce diabetic ketoacidosis. Pediatr Diabetes. 2016 Oct 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27726268
  • Slover RH. Best Ways and Practices to Avoid Insulin Pump Catheter Occlusions. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2016 Mar;18(3):118-9. PubMed PMID: 26950802
  • Triolo TM, Maahs DM, Pyle L, Slover R, Buckingham B, Cheng P, DiMeglio LA, Bremer AA, Weinzimer SA, Chase HP. Effects of Frequency of Sensor-Augmented Pump Use on HbA1c and C-Peptide Levels in the First Year of Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2016 Apr;39(4):e61-2. PubMed PMID: 26895885
  • Wood CL, Clements SA, McFann K, Slover R, Thomas JF, Wadwa RP. Use of Telemedicine to Improve Adherence to American Diabetes Association Standards in Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2016 Jan;18(1):7-14. PubMed PMID: 26295939
  • DiMeglio LA, Cheng P, Beck RW, Kollman C, Ruedy KJ, Slover R, Aye T, Weinzimer SA, Bremer AA, Buckingham B. Changes in beta cell function during the proximate post-diagnosis period in persons with type 1 diabetes. Pediatr Diabetes. 2015 Feb 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25720763
  • Buckingham BA, Raghinaru D, Cameron F, Bequette BW, Chase HP, Maahs DM, Slover R, Wadwa RP, Wilson DM, Ly T, Aye T, Hramiak I, Clarson C, Stein R, Gallego PH, Lum J, Sibayan J, Kollman C, Beck RW. Erratum. Predictive Low-Glucose Insulin Suspension Reduces Duration of Nocturnal Hypoglycemia in Children Without Increasing Ketosis. Diabetes Care 2015;38:1197-1204. Diabetes Care. 2015 Sep;38(9):1813. PubMed PMID: 26294776
  • Chase HP, Owen SL, Slover RH. Downloading Diabetes Device Information. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2015 Aug;17(8):534-5. PubMed PMID: 26237306
  • DuBose SN, Hermann JM, Tamborlane WV, Beck RW, Dost A, DiMeglio LA, Schwab KO, Holl RW, Hofer SE, Maahs DM. Obesity in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes in Germany, Austria, and the United States. J Pediatr. 2015 Sep;167(3):627-32.e1-4. PubMed PMID: 26164381
  • Buckingham BA, Raghinaru D, Cameron F, Bequette BW, Chase HP, Maahs DM, Slover R, Wadwa RP, Wilson DM, Ly T, Aye T, Hramiak I, Clarson C, Stein R, Gallego PH, Lum J, Sibayan J, Kollman C, Beck RW. Predictive Low-Glucose Insulin Suspension Reduces Duration of Nocturnal Hypoglycemia in Children Without Increasing Ketosis. Diabetes Care. 2015 Jul;38(7):1197-204. PubMed PMID: 26049549
  • Rewers A, Dong F, Slover RH, Klingensmith GJ, Rewers M. Incidence of diabetic ketoacidosis at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in Colorado youth, 1998-2012. JAMA. 2015 Apr 21;313(15):1570-2. PubMed PMID: 25898057
  • Buckingham B, Cheng P, Beck RW, Kollman C, Ruedy KJ, Weinzimer SA, Slover R, Bremer AA, Fuqua J, Tamborlane W. CGM-measured glucose values have a strong correlation with C-peptide, HbA1c and IDAAC, but do poorly in predicting C-peptide levels in the two years following onset of diabetes. Diabetologia. 2015 Jun;58(6):1167-74. PubMed PMID: 25773405
  • Wilson DM, Calhoun PM, Maahs DM, Chase HP, Messer L, Buckingham BA, Aye T, Clinton PK, Hramiak I, Kollman C, Beck RW. Factors associated with nocturnal hypoglycemia in at-risk adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2015 Jun;17(6):385-91. PubMed PMID: 25761202
  • DiMeglio LA, Cheng P, Beck RW, Kollman C, Ruedy KJ, Slover R, Aye T, Weinzimer SA, Bremer AA, Buckingham B. Changes in beta cell function during the proximate post-diagnosis period in persons with type 1 diabetes. Pediatr Diabetes. 2015 Feb 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25720763
  • Willi SM, Miller KM, DiMeglio LA, Klingensmith GJ, Simmons JH, Tamborlane WV, Nadeau KJ, Kittelsrud JM, Huckfeldt P, Beck RW, Lipman TH. Racial-ethnic disparities in management and outcomes among children with type 1 diabetes. Pediatrics. 2015 Mar;135(3):424-34. PubMed PMID: 25687140
  • Maahs DM, Calhoun P, Buckingham BA, Chase HP, Hramiak I, Lum J, Cameron F, Bequette BW, Aye T, Paul T, Slover R, Wadwa RP, Wilson DM, Kollman C, Beck RW, In Home Closed Loop Study Group. A randomized trial of a home system to reduce nocturnal hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2014 Jul;37(7):1885-91. PubMed PMID: 24804697
  • Maahs DM, Chase HP, Westfall E, Slover R, Huang S, Shin JJ, Kaufman FR, Pyle L, Snell-Bergeon JK. The Effects of Lowering Nighttime and Breakfast Glucose Levels with Sensor-Augmented Pump Therapy on Hemoglobin A1c Levels in Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2014 Jan 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24450776
  • Garg SK, Brazg RL, Bailey TS, Buckingham BA, Slover RH, Klonoff DC, Shin J, Welsh JB, Kaufman FR. Hypoglycemia Begets Hypoglycemia: The Order Effect in the ASPIRE In-Clinic Study. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2014 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24405492
  • Zisser H, Renard E, Kovatchev B, Cobelli C, Avogaro A, Nimri R, Magni L, Buckingham BA, Chase HP, Doyle FJ 3rd, Lum J, Calhoun P, Kollman C, Dassau E, Farret A, Place J, Breton M, Anderson SM, Dalla Man C, Del Favero S, Bruttomesso D, Filippi A, Scotton R, Phillip M, Atlas E, Muller I, Miller S, Toffanin C, Raimondo DM, De Nicolao G, Beck RW. Multicenter closed-loop insulin delivery study points to challenges for keeping blood glucose in a safe range by a control algorithm in adults and adolescents with type 1 diabetes from various sites. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2014 Oct;16(10):613-22. PubMed PMID: 25003311
  • Buckingham B, Beck RW, Ruedy KJ, Cheng P, Kollman C, Weinzimer SA, DiMeglio LA, Bremer AA, Slover R, Tamborlane WV, Diabetes Research in Children Network (DirecNet) Study Group, Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet Study Group. Effectiveness of early intensive therapy on ß-cell preservation in type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2013 Dec;36(12):4030-5. PubMed PMID: 24130350
  • Klonoff DC, Bergenstal RM, Garg SK, Bode BW, Meredith M, Slover RH, Ahmann A, Welsh JB, Lee SW. ASPIRE In-Home: rationale, design, and methods of a study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of automatic insulin suspension for nocturnal hypoglycemia. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2013 Jul 1;7(4):1005-10. PubMed PMID: 23911183
  • Bergenstal RM, Klonoff DC, Garg SK, Bode BW, Meredith M, Slover RH, Ahmann AJ, Welsh JB, Lee SW, Kaufman FR, ASPIRE In-Home Study Group. Threshold-based insulin-pump interruption for reduction of hypoglycemia. N Engl J Med. 2013 Jul 18;369(3):224-32. PubMed PMID: 23789889
  • Diabetes Research in Children Network (DirecNet) Study Group, Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet Study Group, Buckingham BA, Beck RW, Ruedy KJ, Cheng P, Kollman C, Weinzimer SA, DiMeglio LA, Bremer AA, Slover R, Cantwell M. The effects of inpatient hybrid closed-loop therapy initiated within 1 week of type 1 diabetes diagnosis. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2013 May;15(5):401-8. PubMed PMID: 23570538
  • Kaiserman K, Buckingham BA, Prakasam G, Gunville F, Slover RH, Wang Y, Nguyen X, Welsh JB. Acceptability and utility of the mySentry remote glucose monitoring system. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2013 Mar 1;7(2):356-61. PubMed PMID: 23566993
  • Slover RH, Welsh JB, Criego A, Weinzimer SA, Willi SM, Wood MA, Tamborlane WV. Effectiveness of sensor-augmented pump therapy in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes in the STAR 3 study. Pediatr Diabetes. 2012 Feb;13(1):6-11. PubMed PMID: 21722284
  • Slover RH 2nd. Continuous glucose monitoring in children and adolescents. Curr Diab Rep. 2012 Oct;12(5):510-6. PubMed PMID: 22791108
  • Rubin RR, Peyrot M, STAR 3 Study Group. Health-related quality of life and treatment satisfaction in the Sensor-Augmented Pump Therapy for A1C Reduction 3 (STAR 3) trial. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2012 Feb;14(2):143-51. PubMed PMID: 22133037
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Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Member
  • American Diabetes Association, Member
  • The Endocrine Society, Member
  • Society of Uniformed Endocrinologists, Member
  • Lawson-Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society, Member
  • Western Society for Pediatric Research (WSPR), Member
  • International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes, Member

Practice Locations

Care by Children's Hospital Colorado
151 W. County Line Rd
Littleton, CO 80129
720-777-1320

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

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • University of Colorado Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Endocrinology, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Child and Teen Health - Juvenile Diabetes
  • Endocrine System (Hormones)
  • Child and Teen Health

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Utah School of Medicine (1975)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, Brigham Young University (UT) (1968)
Internships:
  • Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, CO (1976)
Residency Programs:
  • Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, CO, Pediatrics (1978)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Pediatric Endocrinology (1982)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Barbara Davis Center
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