Sun Kim

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) at the Stanford University Medical Center

Professional Education

Board Certification: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, American Board of Internal Medicine (2006)

Medical Education: UC San Diego School of Medicine (1998) CA

Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center (2007) CA

Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2001) TX

M.S., Stanford University, Epidemiology (2007)

M.D., U.C. San Diego, Medicine (1998)

B.A., Stanford University, Psychology (1993)

Honors & Awards

Career Development Award, NIH/NIMH (2007)

Effect of Salsalate on Insulin Action, Secretion, and Clearance in Nondiabetic, Insulin-Resistant Individuals: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study
Kim, S. H., Liu, A., Ariel, D., Abbasi, F., Lamendola, C., & Reaven, G. (2014). Effect of Salsalate on Insulin Action, Secretion, and Clearance in Nondiabetic, Insulin-Resistant Individuals: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study. DIABETES CARE, 37(7), 1944-1950.

Ability of the plasma concentration ratio of triglyceride/high-density lipoprotein cholesterol to identify increased cardio-metabolic risk in an east Asian population
Sung, K.-C., Reaven, G., & Kim, S. (2014). Ability of the plasma concentration ratio of triglyceride/high-density lipoprotein cholesterol to identify increased cardio-metabolic risk in an east Asian population. DIABETES RESEARCH AND CLINICAL PRACTICE, 105(1), 96-101.

A retrospective cohort study to evaluate the impact of meaningful weight loss on fertility outcomes in an overweight population with infertility
Kort, J. D., Winget, C., Kim, S. H., & Lathi, R. B. (2014). A retrospective cohort study to evaluate the impact of meaningful weight loss on fertility outcomes in an overweight population with infertility. FERTILITY AND STERILITY, 101(5), 1400-1403.

Pancreatic beta cell function following liraglutide-augmented weight loss in individuals with prediabetes: analysis of a randomised, placebo-controlled study
Kim, S. H., Liu, A., Ariel, D., Abbasi, F., Lamendola, C., & Reaven, G. (2014). Pancreatic beta cell function following liraglutide-augmented weight loss in individuals with prediabetes: analysis of a randomised, placebo-controlled study. DIABETOLOGIA, 57(3), 455-462.

Sex differences in insulin resistance and cardiovascular disease risk.
Kim, S. H., & Reaven, G. (2013). Sex differences in insulin resistance and cardiovascular disease risk. journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism, 98(11), E1716-21.

Benefits of Liraglutide Treatment in Overweight and Obese Older Individuals With Prediabetes
Kim, S. H., Abbasi, F., Lamendola, C., Liu, A., Ariel, D., & Reaven, G. (2013). Benefits of Liraglutide Treatment in Overweight and Obese Older Individuals With Prediabetes. DIABETES CARE, 36(10), 3276-3282.

Beyond fasting plasma glucose: The association between coronary heart disease risk and postprandial glucose, postprandial insulin and insulin resistance in healthy, nondiabetic adults
Bhat, S. L., Abbasi, F. A., Blasey, C., Reaven, G. M., & Kim, S. H. (2013). Beyond fasting plasma glucose: The association between coronary heart disease risk and postprandial glucose, postprandial insulin and insulin resistance in healthy, nondiabetic adults. METABOLISM-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL, 62(9), 1223-1226.

Relationship between Insulin Resistance and Coronary Artery Calcium in Young Men and Women
Sung, K.-C., Choi, J.-H., Gwon, H.-C., Choi, S.-H., Kim, B.-S., & Kim, S. H. (2013). Relationship between Insulin Resistance and Coronary Artery Calcium in Young Men and Women. PLOS ONE, 8(1).

Metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance and kidney function in non-diabetic individuals
Johns, B. R., Pao, A. C., & Kim, S. H. (2012). Metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance and kidney function in non-diabetic individuals. NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS TRANSPLANTATION, 27(4), 1410-1415.

Measurement of insulin action: a tribute to Sir Harold Himsworth
Kim, S. H. (2011). Measurement of insulin action: a tribute to Sir Harold Himsworth. DIABETIC MEDICINE, 28(12), 1487-1493.

Plasma glucose and insulin responses to mixed meals: Impaired fasting glucose re-visited
BHAT, S. L., Abbasi, F., Blasey, C., Reaven, G. M., & Kim, S. H. (2011). Plasma glucose and insulin responses to mixed meals: Impaired fasting glucose re-visited. DIABETES & VASCULAR DISEASE RESEARCH, 8(4), 271-275.

Interrelationship between Fatty Liver and Insulin Resistance in the Development of Type 2 Diabetes
Sung, K.-C., & Kim, S. H. (2011). Interrelationship between Fatty Liver and Insulin Resistance in the Development of Type 2 Diabetes. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, 96(4), 1093-1097.

Relationship between insulin resistance and C-reactive protein in a patient population treated with second generation antipsychotic medications
Kim, S. H., Reaven, G., & Lindley, S. (2011). Relationship between insulin resistance and C-reactive protein in a patient population treated with second generation antipsychotic medications. INTERNATIONAL CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, 26(1), 43-47.

Obesity and Insulin Resistance: An Ongoing Saga
Kim, S. H., & Reaven, G. (2010). Obesity and Insulin Resistance: An Ongoing Saga. DIABETES, 59(9), 2105-2106.

Glucose-Stimulated Insulin Secretion in Gastric Bypass Patients with Hypoglycemic Syndrome: No Evidence for Inappropriate Pancreatic beta-cell Function
Kim, S. H., Abbasi, F., Lamendola, C., Reaven, G. M., & McLaughlin, T. (2010). Glucose-Stimulated Insulin Secretion in Gastric Bypass Patients with Hypoglycemic Syndrome: No Evidence for Inappropriate Pancreatic beta-cell Function. OBESITY SURGERY, 20(8), 1110-1116.

Relationship between body mass index and insulin resistance in patients treated with second generation antipsychotic agents
Kim, S. H., Nikolics, L., Abbasi, F., Lamendola, C., Link, J., & Lindley, S. (2010). Relationship between body mass index and insulin resistance in patients treated with second generation antipsychotic agents. JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH, 44(8), 493-498.

Utility of Homeostasis Model Assessment of beta-Cell Function in Predicting Diabetes in 12,924 Healthy Koreans
Sung, K.-C., Reaven, G. M., & Kim, S. H. (2010). Utility of Homeostasis Model Assessment of beta-Cell Function in Predicting Diabetes in 12,924 Healthy Koreans. DIABETES CARE, 33(1), 200-202.

Plasma Glucose and Insulin Regulation Is Abnormal Following Gastric Bypass Surgery with or Without Neuroglycopenia
Kim, S. H., Liu, T. C., Abbasi, F., Lamendola, C., Morton, J. M., & McLaughlin, T. L. (2009). Plasma Glucose and Insulin Regulation Is Abnormal Following Gastric Bypass Surgery with or Without Neuroglycopenia. OBESITY SURGERY, 19(11), 1550-1556.

Effect of moderate alcoholic beverage consumption on insulin sensitivity in insulin-resistant, nondiabetic individuals
Kim, S. H., Abbasi, F., Lamendola, C., & Reaven, G. M. (2009). Effect of moderate alcoholic beverage consumption on insulin sensitivity in insulin-resistant, nondiabetic individuals. METABOLISM-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL, 58(3), 387-392.

Insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia - You can't have one without the other
Kim, S. H., & Reaven, G. M. (2008). Insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia - You can't have one without the other. DIABETES CARE, 31(7), 1433-1438.

Isolated Impaired Fasting Glucose and Peripheral Insulin Sensitivity Not a simple relationship
Kim, S. H., & Reaven, G. M. (2008). Isolated Impaired Fasting Glucose and Peripheral Insulin Sensitivity Not a simple relationship. DIABETES CARE, 31(2), 347-352.

Relationship among alcohol, body weight, and cardiovascular risk factors in 27,030 Korean men
Sung, K.-C., Kim, S. H., & Reaven, G. M. (2007). Relationship among alcohol, body weight, and cardiovascular risk factors in 27,030 Korean men. DIABETES CARE, 30(10), 2690-2694.

Metabolic impact of switching antipsychotic therapy to aripiprazole after weight gain - A pilot study
Kim, S. H., Ivanova, O., Abbasi, F. A., Lamendola, C. A., Reaven, G. M., & Glick, I. D. (2007). Metabolic impact of switching antipsychotic therapy to aripiprazole after weight gain - A pilot study. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, 27(4), 365-368.

The relationship between insulin resistance and dyslipidaemia in cigarette smokers
Farin, H. Mf., Abbasi, F., Kim, S. H., Lamendola, C., McLaughlin, T., & Reaven, G. M. (2007). The relationship between insulin resistance and dyslipidaemia in cigarette smokers. DIABETES OBESITY & METABOLISM, 9(1), 65-69.

Comparison of the 1997 and 2003 American Diabetes Association classification of impaired fasting glucose - Impact on prevalence of impaired fasting glucose, coronary heart disease risk factors, and coronary heart disease in a community-based medical practice
Kim, S. H., Chunawala, L., Linde, R., & Reaven, G. M. (2006). Comparison of the 1997 and 2003 American Diabetes Association classification of impaired fasting glucose - Impact on prevalence of impaired fasting glucose, coronary heart disease risk factors, and coronary heart disease in a community-based medical practice. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 48(2), 293-297.

Rosiglitazone reduces glucose-stimulated insulin secretion rate and increases insulin clearance in nondiabetic, insulin-resistant individuals
Kim, S. H., Abbasi, F., Chu, J. W., McLaughlin, T. L., Lamendola, C., & Reaven, G. M. (2005). Rosiglitazone reduces glucose-stimulated insulin secretion rate and increases insulin clearance in nondiabetic, insulin-resistant individuals. DIABETES, 54(8), 2447-2452.

The metabolic syndrome: one step forward, two steps back.
Kim, S. H., & Reaven, G. M. (2004). The metabolic syndrome: one step forward, two steps back. Diabetes & vascular disease research , 1(2), 68-75.

Impact of degree of obesity on surrogate estimates of insulin resistance
Kim, S. H., Abbasi, F., & Reaven, G. M. (2004). Impact of degree of obesity on surrogate estimates of insulin resistance. DIABETES CARE, 27(8), 1998-2002.

Carbonated beverage consumption and bone mineral density among older women: The Rancho Bernardo study
Kim, S. H., Morton, D. J., & BARRETTCONNOR, E. L. (1997). Carbonated beverage consumption and bone mineral density among older women: The Rancho Bernardo study. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 87(2), 276-279.