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COIN Affiliate Investigator


David Saxon, MD
Title: Chief of Endocrinology, Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Medicine-Endocrinology/Metabolism/Diabetes, University of Colorado
Location: Denver
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See Dr. Saxon's Dimensions profile that includes: publications, grants, datasets, patents and clinical trials

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Recent Publications


The following research fields have been used to summarize Dr. Saxon's publication (the number in parenthesis is the times that research field has appeared). The categories are based on 24 publications with 191 citations of his work, 65% of his publications have at least 1 citation:

  • Clinical Research (14)
  • Diabetes (12)
  • Cardiovascular (7)
  • Nutrition (6)
  • Clinical Trials and Supportive Activities (5)
  • Prevention (5)
  • Heart Disease (5)
  • Health Services (3)
  • Obesity (3)
  • Patient Safety (3)
  • Atherosclerosis (2)




Enright C, Thomas E, Saxon DR. An Updated Approach to Antiobesity Pharmacotherapy: Moving Beyond the 5% Weight Loss Goal. J Endocr Soc. 2023 Jan 10;7(3):bvac195. doi: 10.1210/jendso/bvac195. PMID: 36686585; PMCID: PMC9847544.
PMID: 35344584



Raghavan S, Warsavage T, Liu WG, Raffle K, Josey K, Saxon DR, Phillips LS, Caplan L, Reusch JEB. Trends in Timing of and Glycemia at Initiation of Second-line Type 2 Diabetes Treatment in U.S. Adults. Diabetes Care. 2022 Mar 28:dc212492. doi: 10.2337/dc21-2492. Epub ahead of print.
PMID: 35344584

Kobe EA, Lewinski AA, Jeffreys AS, Smith VA, Coffman CJ, Danus SM, Sidoli E, Greck BD, Horne L, Saxon DR, Shook S, Aguirre LE, Esquibel MG, Evenson C, Elizagaray C, Nelson V, Zeek A, Weppner WG, Scodellaro S, Perdew CJ, Jackson GL, Steinhauser K, Bosworth HB, Edelman D, Crowley MJ. Implementation of an Intensive Telehealth Intervention for Rural Patients with Clinic-Refractory Diabetes. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 Jan 3:1–9. doi: 10.1007/s11606-021-07281-8. Epub ahead of print. PMCID: PMC8722663.
PMID: 34981358.



Glodowski M, Christen S, Saxon DR, Hegele RA, Eckel RH. Novel PPARG mutation in multiple family members with chylomicronemia. J Clin Lipidol. 2021 Mar 26:S1933-2874(21)00057-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jacl.2021.03.006. Epub ahead of print.
PMID: 33832869.

Thompson MA, Fuhlbrigge AL, Pearson DW, Saxon DR, Oberst-Walsh LA, Thomas JF. Building eConsult (Electronic Consults) Capability at an Academic Medical Center to Improve Efficiencies in Delivering Specialty Care. J Prim Care Community Health. 2021 Jan-Dec;12:21501327211005303. doi: 10.1177/21501327211005303.
PMID: 33759622.

Kheniser K, Saxon DR, Kashyap SR. Long-term weight loss strategies for obesity. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2021 Feb 17:dgab091. doi: 10.1210/clinem/dgab091. Epub ahead of print.
PMID: 33595666.

Saxon DR, Kaboli PJ, Haraldsson B, Wilson C, Ohl M, Augustine MR. Growth of electronic consultations in the Veterans Health Administration. Am J Manag Care. 2021 Jan;27(1):12-19. doi: 10.37765/ajmc.2021.88572.
PMID: 33471457.



Salahuddin T, Richardson V, McNeal DM, Henderson K, Hess PL, Raghavan S, Saxon DR, Valle JA, Waldo SW, Ho PM, Schwartz GG. Potential unrealized mortality benefit of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists and sodium-glucose co-transport-2 inhibitors: A report from the Veterans Health Administration Clinical Assessment, Reporting and Tracking program. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2021 Jan;23(1):97-105. doi: 10.1111/dom.14193. Epub 2020 Oct 3.
PMID: 32902128.

Reiter-Brennan C, Cainzos-Achirica M, Soroosh G, Saxon DR, Blaha MJ, Eckel RH. Cardiometabolic medicine - the US perspective on a new subspecialty. Cardiovasc Endocrinol Metab. 2020 Jul 16;9(3):70-80. doi: 10.1097/XCE.0000000000000224. eCollection 2020 Sep.
PMID: 32803138.

Saxon DR, Reiter-Brennan C, Blaha MJ, Eckel RH. Cardiometabolic Medicine: Development of a New Subspecialty. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2020 Jul 1;105(7):dgaa261. doi: 10.1210/clinem/dgaa261.
PMID: 32407515.