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Georgeanna Klingensmith , MD

Professor, Pediatrics-Endocrinology
Klingensmith
Clinic Phone: 303-724-2323

Specialty: Pediatric Endocrinology (Juvenile Diabetes)

Location: Aurora - Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes - Specialty Clinic

Clinical Interest for Patients: I am interested in evaluating current and new treatments for children with type 1 and type 2 diabetes to determine the best therapy for children and youth with diabetes. I am also interested in Childhood Diabetes, Identification of Prediabetes and Diabetes Prevention.
Conditions & Treatments:
  • Child and Teen Health - Juvenile Diabetes
  • Endocrine System (Hormones)
General Information
Gender: Female
Language: English
Education and Training
Medical Schools
MD, Duke University School of Medicine (1971)

Undergraduate Schools
BS, Mount Holyoke College (MA) (1966)

Internships
University of Colorado (1972)

Residency Program
Saint Louis University School of Medicine Program, Pediatrics (1973)

Fellowships
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Program, Pediatrics - Pediatric Endocrinology (Juvenile Diabetes) (1976)

Specialty Information
Specialty
Pediatrics - Pediatric Endocrinology (Juvenile Diabetes), Board Certification

Conditions & Treatments:
  • Child and Teen Health - Juvenile Diabetes
  • Endocrine System (Hormones)

Practice Locations
Hospital Affiliation
Children's Hospital Colorado

Clinical Location
Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes - Specialty Clinic
1775 Aurora Ct.
Aurora, CO 80045
Website
303-724-2323 (Phone)
303-724-6779 (Fax)

Job Titles
Academic - Professor

Department, Section / Division
Pediatrics, Pediatrics-Endocrinology

Recognition & Awards
American Diabetes Association, Colorado Affiliate President’s Special Appreciation Award (1985)

American Diabetes Association, Colorado Affiliate Diabetes Institute Award for Outstanding Service (1991)

The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO, The Children’s Hospital Award for Outstanding Service (1993)

1993-Present, The Best Doctors in America (1993)

American Diabetes Association, American Diabetes Association National Award for Outstanding Contributions to Diabetes in Youth (1995)

American Diabetes Association, Women of Valor Award (2002)

Professional Memberships
Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society
The Endocrine Society
American Diabetes Association
International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes
The American Diabetes Assocation: Council on Diabetes in Youth
The Western Society for Pediatric Research
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
The Colorado Affiliate of the American Diabetes Assocation
Information for Referring Providers
Clinical Interests for Referring Providers: The evaluation of current and new treatments of children with type 1 and type 2 diabetes to determine the best therapy for children and youth with diabetes. Childhood Diabetes, Identification of Prediabetes, Diabetes Prevention.

Research Interest for Referring Providers: The evaluation of agents that may alter the rate of progression of islet cell destruction in children with newly diagnosed type I diabetes. Study of the development of islet cell autoimmunity in genetically high-risk young children. Evaluation of the development of diabetes autoimmunity in very young relatives of patients with diabetes compared to very young children. Monitoring of the efficacy of measures designed to assist families in assimilating information concerning type I diabetes. Evaluating the effect of needle phobia on diabetes control in children and adolescents.

Hospital Affiliation
Children's Hospital Colorado

Clinical Location: Aurora - Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes - Specialty Clinic

Clinic Phone: 303-724-2323

Fax Phone: 303-724-6784
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