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Welcome to the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes at the University of Colorado School of Medicine on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado.

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Clinical Division Faculty

Guy Todd Alonso, MD
Assistant Professor

As a pediatric endocrinology fellow in Dallas, Dr. Alonso completed three research projects. Two evaluated the role of growth hormone deficiency in patients with sickle cell anemia, and the third explored the rapid weight gain seen in patients with Graves disease after initiating various forms of therapy. He also prepared a clinical protocol for water deprivation testing in patients who were being evaluated for diabetes insipidus.

Dr. Alonso began working at the Barbara Davis Center in August 2013. His areas of interest are clinical education and quality improvement. Currently he serves as director of education for the pediatric service at the center, precepting student and resident learners who rotate through our clinic. He is also the faculty sponsor for the medical students’ diabetes interest group and will be taking on the role of medical director for our ADA sponsored diabetes camp, Camp Colorado, in 2015. Dr. Alonso serves on the Children’s Hospital Colorado Insulin Safety Committee, the Barbara Davis Center Quality Improvement Committee, and the Barbara Davis Center IT Committee. 


A Multi-Interventional Approach to Reduce Preventable Severe Hypoglycemic Events in Hospitalized Children Receiving Insulin Therapy. Amy Poppy, Claudia Retamal-Munoz, Scott Clements, Andrea Steck, Melanie Green, Colleen Wood, Shanlee Davis, Shideh Majidi, Christina Chambers, G. Todd Alonso, Arleta Rewers. Manuscript in preparation.

Insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors in pediatric patients. G. Todd Alonso. Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics. In Press.

Pituitary gland height in patients with sickle cell anemia. Alonso GT, Koral K, Booth T, Dowling M, McCavit T, Hynan L, Hutchison M. Manuscript in preparation.​ 

To access a more complete listing of publications, please go to PubMed and use the search term Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes or enter individual author names.

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