Claresa Levetan MD, FACE

Claresa Levetan, M.D., is a noted endocrinologist with expertise spanning diverse areas of diabetes. She has been internationally recognized for the translation of science and technology into improved health care options for patients with diabetes. She served as an associate editor of the journals Clinical Diabetes and Diabetes Forecast.
En Español

El Dr. Banting: Llamado un fracaso; Descubre la insulina.

Como una idea nocturna salvó la vida de miles de personas con diabetes y sigue inspirando a investigadores de la…

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Living with Type 1 Diabetes

The Diabetes Guilt Trip

People with Type 1 shouldn't feel guilty around family and friends about their A1C.

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En Español

La Culpa de la Diabetes

Muchas personas con diabetes Tipo 1 creen que fluctuaciones de glucosa siempre sean culpa suya. No es la verdad.

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Cure Insight

Cure?! – Examining the Stem Cell News

A endocrinologist evaluates the potential for Dr. Douglas Melton’s new technique to grow insulin-producing beta cells.

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

An Intersecting Journey of Diabetes

Treating a dog with diabetes for a child with Type 1 reminds Dr. Levetan why she first decided to become…

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

The Diabetes Pop Quiz

Medical students get their first look at how complicated treating diabetes can be with a first-day class exam.

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

T1D Research Setbacks Can Lead to Breakthroughs

To achieve insulin independence, it’s vitally important to understand why Type 1 diabetes cures for mice don’t work for humans.

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Medicine/Drugs

Dr. Banting: Called a Failure, Discovers Insulin

How a late-night idea saved the lives of thousands with diabetes and still inspires diabetes researchers today.

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Cure Insight

Finding a Path Toward Insulin Independence

Type 1 diabetes research has had a lot of dead ends over the years, but Dr. Levetan hopes each research…

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En Español

Poniendo fin al juego de la culpa de A1C

Una endocrinólogo dice que la vergüenza no debe ser parte de tener diabetes.

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Medicine/Drugs

Weight and T1 Can be a Heavy Subject

We sometimes forget that insulin is a hormone that can promote weight gain in people with Type 1 diabetes.

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Medicine/Drugs

An Endocrinologist’s Frustration with Insulin Therapy

A diabetes doctor confronts the limits to what she can do to help her patients.

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Cure Insight

A Pancreatic Resurrection?

Could regenerative therapy, combined with immunotherapy, be the next leap forward?

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Medicine/Drugs

T1 Diabetes is Complicated…Even for Doctors

Can you name all the hormones needed for good blood glucose control? If not, you’re not alone.

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Pumps

Pumps are an Adjunct, Not a Cure

An endocrinologist shares the limits and pitfalls of pump therapy, and how it can’t beat a cure.

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Cure Insight

Past Due for a Practical Cure?

A noted endocrinologist says we know enough to make people with T1 insulin independent again.

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Cure Insight

Is it Time to Rename Type 1 Diabetes?

Could a T1 rebranding bring scientists closer to a cure?

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Cure Insight

Research Corner: Helping the Pancreas Help Itself

Dr. Claresa Levetan explains how activating a regenerative gene may be the key for T1s to start producing insulin again.

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Cure Insight

Ending the A1C Blame Game

When a diabetes researcher wears a glucose sensor, she is reminded that diabetes is mainly physiological.

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