Cheril Clarson

Children's Health & Therapeutics Dr. Cheril Clarson
Associate Scientist
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Affiliations

Associate Scientist, Division of Children's Health & Therapeutics, Children's Health Research Institute
Associate Scientist, Lawson Health Research Institute
Paediatric Endocrinologist, Children's Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre
Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University

Research

Research

Working with a diabetes team that provides service to almost 700 children and adolescents with diabetes in Southwestern Ontario.  Coordinate the establishment of a Diabetes Outreach Program from CHWO providing clinical services and mentoring for diabetes health professionals in Sarnia, Chatham and Stratford.

Awards & Grants

Grants

Funding in support of "CD-Diet: A Randomized Control Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Gluten-free Diet in Patients with Asymptomatic Celiac Disease and Type 1 Diabetes" - Awarded by Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)

Funding in support of "Transition Trial: Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial of Structured Transition on Diabetes Care Management Compared to Standard Diabetes Care in Adolescents and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes" - Awarded by Juvenil Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)

Funding in support of "AdDit: Adolescent Type 1 Diabetes Cardio-Renal Intervention Trial" - Awarded by Juvenil Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)

Funding in support of "CGM TIME Trial Simultaneous versus Delayed Initiation of  REAL-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Starting Insulin Pump Therapy" - Awarded by Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF)

Funding in support of "Expansion and Integration of a Clinical Decision Support Diabetes Database - Web-based DAD" - Awarded by AHSC AFP Innovation Fund

Funding in support of "Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet: Toronto Clinical Centre" - Awarded by National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney diseases (NIDDK)

Funding in support of "REACH – Reduction of adolescent risk factors for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease" - Awarded by Children’s Health Foundation (CHF)

Funding in support of "Healthy Eating and Activity Program to reduce risk factors for type 2 diabetes - The Health Initiative for Kids (HIP Kids) – Program" - Awarded by Children’s Health Foundation (CHF)

Funding in support of "Innovation to reduce cardiovascular complications of diabetes at the intersection of discover, prevention and knowledge exchange" - Awarded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR): Cardiovascular Complications of Diabetes Team Grant

Recent Publications

Publications

Non-invasive measurement of cardiac output in obese children and adolescents: comparison of electrical cardiometry and transthoracic Doppler echocardiography
Rauch R, Weilsch E, Landsell N, Burill E, Jones, J, Robinson T, Bock D, Clarson C, Filler G, Norozi K
J Clin Monit Comput. 2012 Nov; PMID 23179019 [Epub ahead of print]

The Canadian STOPP Consortium. Skeletal findings in children recently initiating glucocorticoids for the treatment of nephrotic syndrome
Feber J , Gaboury I, Ni A,  Alos N, Arora S, Bell L, Blydt-Hansen T, Clarson C,  Filler G, Hay J, Hebert D, Lentle B, Matzinger M, Midgley J,  Moher D,  Pinsk M,  Rauch F, Rodd C, Shenouda N,  Siminoski K, Ward LM
Osteoporosis Int. 2012 Feb; 23(2):751-60

Effects of a Group-based Exercise and Self-regulatory Intervention on Obese Adolescents’ Physical Activity, Social Cognitions, Body Composition and Strength: A Feasibility Study
Wilson AJ, Jung ME, Cramp AG, Simatovic J, Prapavessis H, Clarson C
J Health Psychol. 2012; 17:1223-1237

Childhood Overweight & Obesity Management: A National Perspective of Primary Health Care Providers’ Views, Practices, Perceived Barriers and Needs
He M, Piche L, Clarson CL, Callaghan C, Harris SB
Paediatrics & Child Health. 2010; 15:7,419-426

Acquired primary hypothyroidism: Vaginal Bleeding In a Quiet Child
Wormsbecker A, Clarson CL
CMAJ. 2010 April 6; Vol 182 (6)

Childhood overweight and obesity management: A national perspective of primary health care providers’ views, practices, perceived barriers and needs
He M, Piché L, Clarson CL, Callaghan C, Harris SB
Paediatr Child Health. 2010 Sep; 15(7):419-26

Lifestyle Modification and Metformin as Long-term Treatment Options for Obese Adolescents: Study Protocol
Wilson JA, Prapavessis H, Jung ME, Cramp AG, Vascotto J, Lenhardt L, Shoemaher K, Watson M, Robinson T, Clarson CL
BMC Public Health. 2009; 9:434

A Culturally Sensitive Community-based Obesity Prevention Program Targeting Latino-Canadian Children: A Pilot Study
He M, Harvey E, Battram DS, Mandich GE, Clarson CL, Harris SB
Canadian Journal of Diabetes. 2009; 33(3)(Suppl):P-1287, 280-281

Impaired Vascular Function in Obese Adolescents with Insulin Resistance
Mahmud FH, Hill DJ, Cuerden M, Clarson CL
J Peds. 2009 Nov; 155(5):678-82

Metformin in Combination with Structured Lifestyle Intervention Improved Body Mass Index in Obese Adolescents but did not Improve Insulin Resistance
Clarson CL, Mahmud FH, Baker JE, Clark HE, Mckay WM, Schauteet VD, Hill DJ
Endocr. 2009; 36:141-146

Lifestyle modification and metformin as long-term treatment options for obese adolescents: study protocol
Wilson AJ, Prapavessis H, Jung ME, Cramp AG, Vascotto J, Lenhardt L, Shoemaker JK, Watson M, Robinson T, Clarson CL
BMC Public Health. 2009 Nov 30; 9:434

Impaired vascular function in obese adolescents with insulin resistance
Mahmud FH, Hill DJ, Cuerden MS, Clarson CL
J Pediatr. 2009 Nov; 155(5):678-82

Impaired Endothelial Function in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Mahmud FH, Kanji N, Van Um S, Clarson CL
J Pediatr. 2008; 152(4):557-62

Contact

Contact

Phone: (519) 685-8500, x58138
Fax: (519) 685-8105
Email:  cheril [dot] clarson [at] lhsc [dot] on [dot] ca
Website: https://www.schulich.uwo.ca/paediatrics/faculty/cheril-clarson

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