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Michael Tansey, MD

Contact Information

Office: 2023 BT
Phone: 356-4511
Faculty Profile

Brief description of current research:

Dr. Tansey helps to lead the Pediatric Diabetes Research team at the University of Iowa and has extensive experience in clinical research of diabetes technology, including insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitors, interactive text messaging diabetes management as well as the use of accelerometers to monitor physical activity. He works in a setting with highly experienced investigators, study coordinators, research assistants and staff in the Clinical Research Unit. He has collaborated with other academic institutions to recruit and retain subjects with diabetes for these clinical trials which include studies through TrialNet, DirecNet, the Pediatric Diabetes Consortium and the Juvenile Diabetes Artificial Pancreas Project. 

3 most influential diabetes/obesity/metabolism publications:

  • Shah VN, DuBose SN, Li Z, Beck RW, Petesrs AL, Weinstock RS, Kruger D, Tansey M, Sparling D, Woeerner S, Vendrame F, Bergenstal R, Tamorlane WV, Watson SE, Sherr J. Continuous glucose monitoring profiles in healthy non-diabetic participants: a multicenter prospective study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2019 Oct 1;104(10):4356-4364.
  • Foland-Ross LC, Tong G, Mauras N, Cato A, Aye T, Tansey M, White NH, Weinzimer SA, Englert K, Shen H, Mazaika PK, Reiss AL; Diabetes Research in Children Network (DirecNet). Brain Function Differences in Children With Type 1 Diabetes: A Functional MRI Study of Working Memory. Diabetes. 2020 Aug;69(8):1770-1778. doi: 10.2337/db20-0123. Epub 2020 May 29. PMID: 32471809
  • O'Malley G, Ebekozien O, Desimone M, Pinnaro CT, Roberts A, Polsky S, Noor N, Aleppo G, Basina M, Tansey M, Steenkamp D, Vendrame F, Lorincz I, Mathias P, Agarwal S, Golden L, Hirsh IB, Levy CJ. COVID-19 Hospitalization in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes: Results from the T1D Exchange Multi-Center Surveillance Study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2020 Nov 9:dgaa825. doi: 10.1210/clinem/dgaa825. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33165563