Sara M. Alexanian, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Endocrinology, Diabetes, Nutrition & Weight Management

MD, Dartmouth Medical School

Sara M. Alexanian, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Nutrition and Weight Management at Boston Medical Center. After graduating from Kalamazoo College with a double major in Biology and French Language and Literature, she completed her medical degree at Dartmouth School of Medicine. Following an Internal Medicine Residency at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, MA, she completed her Endocrinology Fellowship training at Boston Medical Center. She then joined the faculty and is the Director of the Inpatient Diabetes Program at Boston Medical Center as well as the quality improvement director for her section. She specializes in the inpatient management of diabetes and has an interest in fellow and resident training, and is an active presenter for both trainees and faculty. Her academic interests include quality improvement, in particular as it relates to inpatient diabetes care.

Linagliptin Trial: A randomized controlled trial on the safety and efficacy of linagliptin(Tradjenta
10/01/2013 - 09/30/2017 (PI)
Emory University Boehringer Ingelheim

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  1. Vellanki P, Rasouli N, Baldwin D, Alexanian S, Anzola I, Urrutia M, Cardona S, Peng L, Pasquel FJ, Umpierrez GE. Glycaemic Efficacy and Safety of Linagliptin compared to Basal-Bolus Insulin Regimen in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Undergoing Non-Cardiac Surgery: A Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2018 Nov 20. PMID: 30456796.
  2. Blair RA, Palermo NE, Modzelewski KL, Alexanian SM, Baker WE, Simonson DC, McDonnell ME. REDUCED IMPACT OF DIABETES CLINIC REFERRAL ON HIGH-FREQUENCY EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT USERS. Endocr Pract. 2018 Dec; 24(12):1043-1050.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30289310.
  3. Modzelewski KL, Rybin DV, Weinberg JM, Alexanian SM, McDonnell ME, Steenkamp DW. Active cocaine use does not increase the likelihood of hyperglycemic crisis. J Clin Transl Endocrinol. 2017 Sep; 9:1-7.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29067261.
  4. Arnold LM, Mahesri M, McDonnell ME, Alexanian SM. GLYCEMIC OUTCOMES 3 YEARS AFTER IMPLEMENTATION OF A PERI-OPERATIVE GLYCEMIC CONTROL ALGORITHM IN AN ACADEMIC INSTITUTION. Endocr Pract. 2017 Feb; 23(2):123-131. PMID: 27819771; DOI: 10.4158/EP161354.OR;.
  5. Palermo NE, Modzelewski KL, Farwell AP, Fosbroke J, Shankar KN, Alexanian SM, Baker WE, Simonson DC, McDonnell ME. OPEN ACCESS TO DIABETES CENTER FROM THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT REDUCES HOSPITALIZATIONS IN THE SUSEQUENT YEAR. Endocr Pract. 2016 Oct; 22(10):1161-1169.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27732094.
  6. Jaberi A, Seth B, Steenkamp D, Alexanian S, Borkan SC. Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitors and Euglycemic Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Metabolic Acidosis With a Twist. Clin Diabetes. 2016 Oct; 34(4):214-216.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27766015.
  7. Lee SY, Askin G, McDonnell ME, Arnold LM, Alexanian SM. HYPOGLYCEMIA RATES AFTER RESTRICTION OF HIGH-DOSE GLARGINE IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS. Endocr Pract. 2016 12; 22(12):1393-1400.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27540877.
  8. Palermo NE, Modzelewski KL, Farwell AP, Fosbroke J, Shankar KN, Alexanian SM, Baker WE, Simonson DC, McDonnell ME. OPEN ACCESS TO DIABETES CENTER FROM THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT REDUCES HOSPITALIZATIONS IN THE SUBSEQUENT YEAR. Endocr Pract. 2016 Jun 13.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27295016.
  9. Palermo NE, Gianchandani RY, McDonnell ME, Alexanian SM. Stress Hyperglycemia During Surgery and Anesthesia: Pathogenesis and Clinical Implications. Curr Diab Rep. 2016 Mar; 16(3):33. PMID: 26957107; DOI: 10.1007/s11892-016-0721-y;.
  10. Steenkamp D, Alexanian S, Sternthal E. Atypical diabetes: clarifying the muddy waters. CMAJ. 2014 Dec 9; 186(18):1397-8.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25488737; PMCID: PMC4259776; DOI: 10.1503/cmaj.1140089;.
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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

inpatient diabetes, diabetes, hyperglycemia, glucose, hypoglycemia

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