Viral Shah

  • Anschutz Campus - Sch of Med - BDC Adult

Dr. Shah joined BDC in December 2013. His research is focused on improving glycemic control with use of newer therapeutics and technologies and understanding mechanisms for bone fragility among patients with type 1 diabetes.  He is well published with more than 70 publications including original manuscripts, reviews and chapters in textbooks. He serves as reviewer for many peer-reviewed journals and grants and served as one of the Steering Committee Members for T1D Exchange Clinic Registry in 2016-2017. He is the PI of an NIH funded study on Bone Health in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes.

Education, Licensure & Certifications

MBBS: M.P. Shah Medical College, India (2004)
Residency: Internal medicine- M.P. Shah Medical College, India (2008)
Fellowships: Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, India (2012)

Research Description

Dr. Shah is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at the Adult Clinic of the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes (BDC) and his research is focused on using technologies and newer therapies to improve glucose control in type 1 diabetes and diabetes and understanding the mechanisms of bone fragility in older adults with type 1 diabetes. Dr. Shah recently received a National Institutes of Health Career Development grant (K23) to study why post-menopausal women with type 1 diabetes have a high risk of bone fractures.  He has been an investigator on a number of clinical trials. He has served as a steering committee member for T1D Exchange Clinic Registry (US type 1 diabetes national registry) in 2016-2017. He is currently serving as communication director for ‘American Diabetes Association Diabetes Technology Interest Leadership. He is well published with over 90 research publications and is a reviewer for many peer-reviewed journals.

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