Kidmealem Zekarias, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Kidmealem Zekarias

Contact Info

kzekaria@umn.edu

Mailing Address:
420 Delaware Street SE
MMC 101
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Sommer Wappel

Administrative Phone
612-624-5150

Administrative Email
srduffy@umn.edu

Administrative Fax Number
612-626-3133

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism


Adult Endocrinologist


MD, Jimma University, Ethiopia

Internal Medicine Residency, Marshfield Clinics/St Joseph Hosp, WI

Internal Medicine Residency, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

Endocrinology Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN

Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Bachelors, Jimma University, Ethiopia

Summary

Dr. Kidmealem Zekarias is Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Minnesota. Her work focuses on clinical care in adult endocrinology. She completed her residency at Marshfield clinic/St Joseph Hospital and Wayne State University. She is board certified in internal medicine and has been working as an internist and primary care physician before she joined fellowship in endocrinology. She completed her fellowship in Endocrinology from University of Minnesota.

Research areas and areas of publications during fellowship included management of Type 2 diabetes, continuous glucose monitoring in Type 1 diabetes, hypoglycemia and male reproductive health. Her research interest areas as a faculty include: cardiovascular disease prevention in diabetes and adrenal disease.

Expertise

  • Endocrinology
  • Diabetes

Awards & Recognition

  • Chief Medical Resident Professionalism Award, Wayne State University, MI
  • Amgen Travel Award

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Research areas and areas of publications during fellowship included management of Type 2 diabetes, continuous glucose monitoring in Type 1 diabetes, hypoglycemia and male reproductive health. Her research interest areas as a faculty include: cardiovascular disease prevention in diabetes and adrenal disease.

Publications

  • K.Zekarias, E. Seaquist: Hypoglycemia in Diabetes: Epidemiology, Impact, Prevention and Treatment. ebook chapter on www.smgebooks.com.
  • K. Zekarias1, A. Kumar1, A. Moheet1, and E. Seaquist; Real life evidence that impaired awareness of hypoglycemia persists for years in patients with type 1 diabetes. J Diabetes Complications (accepted for publication).
  • K.zekarias, R. Shrestha: A case of Male hypogonadism; Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise (accepted for publication)

Teaching

Academic Interests and Focus

Adrenal disorders

Clinical

Clinics

Clinics and Surgery Center;Fairview Maple Grove Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Clinical Interests

All areas of adult endocrinology including: Diabetes, Thyroid disease, adrenal disorders, calcium and bone disorders, male and female reproductive disorders, lipid, obesity and pituitary disorder.

Hospital Privileges

University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview