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Neil Harris White, MD

Professor, Pediatrics
Director, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Endocrinology
Pediatric Metabolism
Pediatric Diabetes

Board Certifications

Pediatrics
Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Endocrinology, metabolism, juvenile diabetes, diabetes mellitus, hypoglycemia, insulin therapy, diabetic behavioral therapy, diabetes management

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building Three

1020 N. Mason Road
St. Louis, MO 63141

Suite: Suite 110
Office Phone: 314-454-6051
Fax: 314-454-6225

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: 2nd Floor, Suite D
Office Phone: 314-454-6051
Fax: 314-454 6225

Education

Education

Fellowship: Pediatic Endocrinology and Metabolism, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 1979
Residency: Pediatrics, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 1977
Medical Degree: Albert Einstein College Of Medicine, Bronx, New York 1975
B.A.: Chemistry, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York 1971

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Risk of Severe Hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes Over 30 Years of Follow-up in the DCCT/EDIC Study.
Gubitosi-Klug RA, Braffett BH, White NH, Sherwin RS, Service FJ, Lachin JM, Tamborlane WV, Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT)/Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC) Research Group.
Diabetes Care. 2017 Aug; 40(8)1010-1016. doi: 10.2337/dc16-2723.

PMID:
    28550194
    [PubMed - in process]
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Frequency of Evidence-Based Screening for Retinopathy in Type 1 Diabetes.
DCCT/EDIC Research Group., Nathan DM, Bebu I, Hainsworth D, Klein R, Tamborlane W, Lorenzi G, Gubitosi-Klug R, Lachin JM
N Engl J Med. 2017 Apr 20; 376(16)1507-1516. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1612836.

PMID:
    28423305
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cardiovascular Autonomic Neuropathy and Cardiovascular Outcomes in the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial/Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (DCCT/EDIC) Study.
Pop-Busui R, Braffett BH, Zinman B, Martin C, White NH, Herman WH, Genuth S, Gubitosi-Klug R, DCCT/EDIC Research Group.
Diabetes Care. 2017 Jan; 40(1)94-100. doi: 10.2337/dc16-1397.

PMID:
    27803120
    [PubMed - in process]
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Adiponectin, Insulin Sensitivity, β-Cell Function, and Racial/Ethnic Disparity in Treatment Failure Rates in TODAY.
Arslanian S, El Ghormli L, Bacha F, Caprio S, Goland R, Haymond MW, Levitsky L, Nadeau KJ, White NH, Willi SM, TODAY Study Group.
Diabetes Care. 2017 Jan; 40(1)85-93. doi: 10.2337/dc16-0455.

PMID:
    27803118
    [PubMed - in process]
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Compensatory Hyperconnectivity in Developing Brains of Young Children With Type 1 Diabetes.
Saggar M, Tsalikian E, Mauras N, Mazaika P, White NH, Weinzimer S, Buckingham B, Hershey T, Reiss AL, Diabetes Research in Children Network (DirecNet).
Diabetes. 2017 Mar; 66(3)754-762. doi: 10.2337/db16-0414.

PMID:
    27702833
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Severity of clinical presentation in youth with type 1 diabetes is associated with differences in brain structure.
Siller AF, Lugar H, Rutlin J, Koller JM, Semenkovich K, White NH, Arbelaez AM, Shimony J, Hershey T
Pediatr Diabetes. 2016 Aug 2; doi: 10.1111/pedi.12420.

PMID:
    27488913
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Altered Integration of Structural Covariance Networks in Young Children With Type 1 Diabetes.
Hosseini SM, Mazaika P, Mauras N, Buckingham B, Weinzimer SA, Tsalikian E, White NH, Reiss AL, Diabetes Research in Children Network (DirecNet).
Hum Brain Mapp. 2016 Nov; 37(11)4034-4046. doi: 10.1002/hbm.23293.

PMID:
    27339089
    [PubMed - in process]
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Epigenomic profiling reveals an association between persistence of DNA methylation and metabolic memory in the DCCT/EDIC type 1 diabetes cohort.
Chen Z, Miao F, Paterson AD, Lachin JM, Zhang L, Schones DE, Wu X, Wang J, Tompkins JD, Genuth S, Braffett BH, Riggs AD, DCCT/EDIC Research Group., Natarajan R
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 May 24; 113(21)E3002-11. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1603712113.

PMID:
    27162351
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Glycemic Control and Urinary Tract Infections in Women with Type 1 Diabetes: Results from the DCCT/EDIC.
Lenherr SM, Clemens JQ, Braffett BH, Cleary PA, Dunn RL, Hotaling JM, Jacobson AM, Kim C, Herman W, Brown JS, Wessells H, Sarma AV, DCCT/EDIC Research Group.
J Urol. 2016 Oct; 196(4)1129-35. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2016.04.071.

PMID:
    27131462
    [PubMed - in process]
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Long-term Metformin Use and Vitamin B12 Deficiency in the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study.
Aroda VR, Edelstein SL, Goldberg RB, Knowler WC, Marcovina SM, Orchard TJ, Bray GA, Schade DS, Temprosa MG, White NH, Crandall JP, Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Apr; 101(4)1754-61. doi: 10.1210/jc.2015-3754.

PMID:
    26900641
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Neuroimaging evidence of deficient axon myelination in Wolfram syndrome.
Lugar HM, Koller JM, Rutlin J, Marshall BA, Kanekura K, Urano F, Bischoff AN, Shimony JS, Hershey T, Washington University Wolfram Syndrome Research Study Group.
Sci Rep. 2016 Feb 18; 621167. doi: 10.1038/srep21167.

PMID:
    26888576
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Longitudinal Evaluation of Cognitive Functioning in Young Children with Type 1 Diabetes over 18 Months.
Cato MA, Mauras N, Mazaika P, Kollman C, Cheng P, Aye T, Ambrosino J, Beck RW, Ruedy KJ, Reiss AL, Tansey M, White NH, Hershey T, Diabetes Research in Children Network.
J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2016 Mar; 22(3)293-302. doi: 10.1017/S1355617715001289.

PMID:
    26786245
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pregnancy Outcomes in Youth With Type 2 Diabetes: The TODAY Study Experience.
Klingensmith GJ, Pyle L, Nadeau KJ, Barbour LA, Goland RS, Willi SM, Linder B, White NH, TODAY Study Group.
Diabetes Care. 2016 Jan; 39(1)122-9. doi: 10.2337/dc15-1206.

PMID:
    26628417
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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HbA1c After a Short Period of Monotherapy With Metformin Identifies Durable Glycemic Control Among Adolescents With Type 2 Diabetes.
Zeitler P, Hirst K, Copeland KC, El Ghormli L, Levitt Katz L, Levitsky LL, Linder B, McGuigan P, White NH, Wilfley D, TODAY Study Group.
Diabetes Care. 2015 Dec; 38(12)2285-92. doi: 10.2337/dc15-0848.

PMID:
    26537182
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Variations in Brain Volume and Growth in Young Children With Type 1 Diabetes.
Mazaika PK, Weinzimer SA, Mauras N, Buckingham B, White NH, Tsalikian E, Hershey T, Cato A, Aye T, Fox L, Wilson DM, Tansey MJ, Tamborlane W, Peng D, Raman M, Marzelli M, Reiss AL, Diabetes Research in Children Network (DirecNet).
Diabetes. 2016 Feb; 65(2)476-85. doi: 10.2337/db15-1242.

PMID:
    26512024
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Long-term Outcomes in Youths with Diabetes Mellitus.
White NH
Pediatr Clin North Am. 2015 Aug; 62(4)889-909. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2015.04.004.

PMID:
    26210623
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Caffeine Consumption Contributes to Skin Intrinsic Fluorescence in Type 1 Diabetes.
Eny KM, Orchard TJ, Miller RG, Maynard J, Grant DM, Costacou T, Cleary PA, Braffett BH, Paterson AD, DCCT/EDIC Research Group.
Diabetes Technol Ther. 2015 Oct; 17(10)726-34. doi: 10.1089/dia.2015.0017.

PMID:
    26192006
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Recommendations from the Pediatric Endocrine Society for Evaluation and Management of Persistent Hypoglycemia in Neonates, Infants, and Children.
Thornton PS, Stanley CA, De Leon DD, Harris D, Haymond MW, Hussain K, Levitsky LL, Murad MH, Rozance PJ, Simmons RA, Sperling MA, Weinstein DA, White NH, Wolfsdorf JI, Pediatric Endocrine Society.
J Pediatr. 2015 Aug; 167(2)238-45. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.03.057.

PMID:
    25957977
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Relationship between abuse and neglect in childhood and diabetes in adulthood: differential effects by sex, national longitudinal study of adolescent health.
Duncan AE, Auslander WF, Bucholz KK, Hudson DL, Stein RI, White NH
Prev Chronic Dis. 2015 May 7; 12E70. doi: 10.5888/pcd12.140434.

PMID:
    25950577
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Re-evaluating "transitional neonatal hypoglycemia": mechanism and implications for management.
Stanley CA, Rozance PJ, Thornton PS, De Leon DD, Harris D, Haymond MW, Hussain K, Levitsky LL, Murad MH, Simmons RA, Sperling MA, Weinstein DA, White NH, Wolfsdorf JI
J Pediatr. 2015 Jun; 166(6)1520-5.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.02.045.

PMID:
    25819173
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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