Andrea Granados, MD
Andrea Granados, MD, is an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes at Washington University School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree from the National University of Colombia, in Bogotá, Colombia. She completed a residency in pediatrics at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and her fellowship in pediatric endocrinology from the University of Michigan.
During her fellowship she became intrigued by the pathophysiology, management and prognostic implications of cystic fibrosis related diabetes (CFRD). Granados’ research focuses on insulin secretion abnormalities in patients with cystic fibrosis. Her primary interests include the relationship between body composition and glucose dysregulation and clinical outcomes in youth with Cystic Fibrosis (CF). In addition, she is interested in evaluating the effects of physical activity on body composition and glucose dysregulation in youth with CF. As Dr. Granados continues to build her career as a clinical investigator, she became interested in new strategies to improve diabetes control in the pediatric population with Type 1 diabetes. She is currently working on a project that aims to evaluate the safety and efficacy of low carbohydrate diets in young children given the recent gain popularity.
She enjoys outdoors activities including hiking and traveling. She loves spending time with her husband and two kids.