Sonia Caprio MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Endocrinology)

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchFellowship Training | Diabetes Research Center | Pediatrics: Pediatric Endocrinology: Children's Diabetes Program

Research Interests

Pathophysiology of Insulin Resistance in Children; Metabolic Complications of Childhood Obesity; Pathophysiology of Prediabetes in Obese Youth more...


  • M.D., Universita di Medicina e Chirurgia, Italy, 1978

Selected Publications

  • A low disposition index in adolescent offspring of mothers with gestational diabetes: a risk marker for the development of impaired glucose tolerance in youth. Holder T, Giannini C, Santoro N, Pierpont B, Shaw M, Duran E, Caprio S, Weiss R. Diabetologia. 2014 Nov;57(11):2413-20. doi: 10.1007/s00125-014-3345-2. Epub 2014
  • The development of type 2 diabetes in the obese adolescents: a growing challenge. Caprio S. Clin Biochem. 2014 Jun;47(9):721. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2014.05.027. Epub 2014 May 20
  • Leptin Is Associated With Exaggerated Brain Reward and Emotion Responses to Food Images in Adolescent Obesity. Jastreboff AM, Lacadie C, Seo D, Kubat J, Van Name MA, Giannini C, Savoye M, Constable RT, Sherwin RS, Caprio S, Sinha R. Diabetes Care. 2014 Aug 19. pii: DC_140525.



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