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

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Endocrinology; Childhood Obesity; Diabetes; Diabetes Typ 1; Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes in Youth; Hyperlipidemia; Nutrition in Children


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

Selected Publication

  • 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
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