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Dr Sorin Ioacara, MD, PhD

Dr Sorin Ioacara is initiating an insulin pump in a young child, together with his parents.

Discover here: Contact | Work experience | Education and training | Major papers | PUBMED papers | Other papers

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Contact information

  • “Elias” University Emergency Hospital
  • Marasti 17, Bucharest, Sector 1, zip code 011461, Romania
  • E-mail: drsorin at yahoo dot com

Work experience

University Lecturer

2015 – now

  • Diabetes and endocrinology
  • “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy (general medicine), Bucharest, Romania
  • umfcd.ro

Diabetologist, endocrinologist

2015 – now

  • “Elias” University Emergency Hospital, Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Bucharest, Romania
  • www.spitalul-elias.ro

Visiting professor observership

April 19th – May 24th, 2017

Internship

April 1st – 25th, 2014

November – December, 2007

  • Topic: internal medicine and diabetes
  • Salzburg General Hospital, Internal medicine department
    Müllner Hauptstraße 48, A-5020 Salzburg, Austria
  • www.salk.at

Diabetologist

2013 – 2015

  • “Elias” University Emergency Hospital, Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Bucharest, Romania
  • www.spitalul-elias.ro

2008 – 2013

  • “N. Paulescu” National Institute of Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases, Bucharest, Romania
  • www.paulescu.ro

Assistant professor

2013 – 2015

  • Diabetes and endocrinology
  • “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy (general medicine), Bucharest, Romania
  • www.umfcd.ro

Residency

2003 – 2008

  • Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases
  • “N. Paulescu” National Institute of Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases, Bucharest, Romania
  • www.paulescu.ro

Intern doctor

January – December, 2002

  • Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases
  • “N. Paulescu” National Institute of Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases, Bucharest, Romania
  • www.paulescu.ro

Education and training

2015 – Endocrinologist

  • Training: 2010 – 2015
  • “Elias” University Emergency Hospital, Bucharest, Romania

2014 – Senior diabetologist

  • Training: 2008 – 2014
  • “N. Paulescu” National Institute of Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases, Bucharest, Romania

2008 – Diabetologist

  • Training: 2003 – 2008
  • “N. Paulescu” National Institute of Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases, Bucharest, Romania

2008 – PhD

  • Training: 2002 – 2008
  • “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy (general medicine), Bucharest, Romania

2001 – MD

  • Training: 1995 – 2001
  • “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy (general medicine), Bucharest, Romania

Thomson Reuters / Clarivate indexed papers

ORCID Identification Number: 0000-0001-5663-3593

Clarivate Web of Science Core Collection H index = 6

  1. Ioacara S, Guja C, Ionescu-Tirgoviste C, Martin S, Tiu C, Fica S. Rates and Causes of Death among Adult Diabetes Patients in Romania. Endocr Res. 2019;44:81-86
  2. Bowman P, Sulen Å, Barbetti F, Beltrand J, Svalastoga P, Codner E, et al. Effectiveness and safety of long-term treatment with sulfonylureas in patients with neonatal diabetes due to KCNJ11 mutations: an international cohort study. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2018;6:637-646
  3. Ioacara S, Sava E, Barosan A, Cojocaru F, Gutan A, Fica S. To diet or not to diet in neonatal diabetes responding to sulfonylurea treatment. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2018; 25;31:1053-1056
  4. Ioacara S, Sava E, Georgescu O, Sirbu A, Fica S. Recent diabetes-related mortality trends in Romania. Acta Diabetol. 2018;55:821-826
  5. Ioacara S, Guja C, Reghina A, Martin S, Sirbu A, Fica S. All-cause and cardiovascular mortality associated with sulphonylurea and metformin therapy in type 2 diabetes. Endocr Res. 2018;43:97-105
  6. Ioacara S, Guja C, Georgescu O, Martin S, Sirbu A, Purcaru M, Fica S. Patients treated with insulin and sulphonylurea are at increased mortality risk as compared with those treated with insulin plus metformin. Acta Endo (Buc) 2017; 13:329-333
  7. Ioacara S, Flanagan S, Fröhlich-Reiterer E, Goland R, Fica S. First case of neonatal diabetes with KCNJ11 Q52R mutation successfully switched from insulin to sulphonylurea treatment. J Diabetes Investig. 2017; 8:716-719
  8. Wang X, Ioacara S, DeHennis A. Long Term Impact on Type 1 Diabetes Associated Nocturnal Hypoglycemia of a Fully Implantable Continuous Glucose Monitoring System. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics. 2015; 17:780-6
  9. Ioacara S, Guja C, Reghina A, Martin S, Sirbu A, Fica S. Cardiovascular mortality in type 2 diabetes patients with incident exposure to glargine insulin. Journal of Diabetes Research 2015: 962346
  10. Ioacara S, Guja C, Ionescu-Tirgoviste C, Fica S, Roden M. Cancer Specific Mortality in Insulin-Treated Type 2 Diabetes Patients. PLoS ONE 2014 9(3): e93132
  11. Galoiu S, Ioacara S, Baciu I, Coculescu M. Reduced life expectancy in women with nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas and concomitant hypopituitarism. Acta Endo (Buc) 2013; 9:219-228
  12. Ioacara S, Guja C, Fica S, Ionescu-Tirgoviste C. The dynamics of life expectancy in the last six decades in elder diabetes patients. Diab Res Clin Pract 2013;99:217-222
  13. Ioacara S, Ionescu-Tirgoviste C, Guja C. Life Expectancy in Adult Diabetes Patients Treated with Insulin from Diagnosis. Acta Endo (Buc) 2012; 8:153-162
  14. Ioacara S, Guja C, Ionescu-Tirgoviste C, Fica S, Sabau S, Radu S, Micu A, Tiu C. Improvements in life expectancy in adult type 2 diabetes patients in the last six decades. Diab Res Clin Pract 2011; 92:400-4
  15. Ioacara S, Tiu C. Prevalence of diabetes complications in first line therapy of type 2 diabetes mellitus in a middle size town of Romania. Acta Endo (Buc) 2010; 6:327-334
  16. Ioacara S, Lichiardopol R, Ionescu-Tirgoviste C, Cheta D, Sabau S, Guja C, Farcasiu E, Tiu C. Improvements in life expectancy in type 1 diabetes patients in the last six decades. Diab Res Clin Pract 2009; 86:146-151
  17. Ionescu-Tirgoviste C, Ioacara S, Guja C, Sabau S, Lichiardopol R, Mihai A, Apetrei E. A pathophysiological approach to the metabolic syndrome using factor analysis in an adult Romanian population. Arch Physiol Biochem 2006; 112(3):182-188

PUBMED only indexed papers

  1. DeHennis A, Mortellaro M, Ioacara S. Multisite Study of an Implanted Continuous Glucose Sensor Over 90 Days in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology 2015;9:951-6
  2. Viera D, Jan B, Ioacara S. Health Care Provision for People with Diabetes and Postgraduate Training of Diabetes Specialists in Eastern European Countries. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology 2011;5:1124-36
  3. Ioacara S, Ionescu-Tirgoviste C, Sabau S, Enachescu C, Farcasiu E, Bradescu O. Mortality trends in noninsulin-treated type 2 diabetes mellitus patients in the 1943-2000 period. Rom J Intern Med 2007; 45(4):371-7
  4. Bradescu OM, Georgescu M, Ifrim S, Ioacara S, Ionescu-Tirgoviste C. Meal testing and postprandial state of type 2 diabetic patients with metabolic syndrome. Rom J Intern Med 2005; 43(1-2):97-113
  5. 5) Ionescu-Tirgoviste C, Guja C, Ioacara S, Dumitrescu D, Tomescu I. Continuous glucose monitoring: physiologic and pathophysiologic significance. Rom J Intern Med 2004; 42(2):381-93

Other papers

  1. Georgescu O, Nica C, Craciun S, Toader Ion C, Ioacara S, Fica S. Arterial stiffness and impaired renal function in patients with and without diabetes mellitus. Romanian Journal of Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases 2014;21(2):89-95
  2. Georgescu O, Reghina A, Ioacara S, Nica C, Fica S. Androgen deficiency, erectile dysfunction and chronic microvascular complications in male diabetic patients. Romanian Journal of Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases 2013;20(4):401-7
  3. Ioacara S, Sabau S, Serafinceanu C, Ionescu-Tirgoviste C. The prospective analysis of mortality in type 2 diabetes subjects in Bucharest, Romania. Proceedings of the Romanian Academy, Series B 2007; 2:141-8
  4. Ioacara S, Cheta D. Cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetes patients, in the light of evidence-based medicine. Modern Medicine 2007; 14(1):6-10
  5. Savu O, Ioacara S, Pencea C, Lichiardopol R, Ionescu-Tirgoviste C. Prediction of dysmetabolic profile according to fasting and postprandial glycaemia in the type 2 diabetes patients. Romanian Journal of Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases 2004; 11(3):143-6
  6. Bradescu O, Georgescu M, Vladica M, Ioacara S, Ionescu-Tirgoviste C. The significance of C reactive protein: relation with metabolic syndrome components. Romanian Journal of Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases 2004; 9(4):177-86
  7. Bojin A, Ioacara S, Glavce C, Popa I, Pencea C, Ionescu-Tirgoviste C. The relationship between body mass index and waist circumference: a clinical trial. Romanian Journal of Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases 2004; 9(4):187-93

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