Dr. Forlenza's research focus is on development, refinement and testing of diabetes technology including insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitors and the artificial pancreas. He is interested in using technology to help patients better control their diabetes and reduce the burden of diabetes on children and their families. He is site Primary Investigator on several upcoming industry pivotal trials and co-Investigator on several JDRF and NIH funded projects with Dr. Paul Wadwa. He is also interested in islet transplantation as a potential cure for type 1 diabetes and was the co-PI for a project investigating combining islet transplantation with artificial pancreas technology. In addition, Dr. Forlenza is conducting research on the benefits of diabetes technology to minimize complications from hyperglycemia in children with cancer and children undergoing bone marrow transplantation. He is very passionate about the benefits of diabetes camps and have been volunteering at various camps for over 10 years.
MD: University of Florida, Gainesville (2007)
Residency: University of Florida, Gainesville (2010)
Fellowships: University of Colorado Denver (2011), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (2015)