Elaine A Parton, APNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Children’s Wisconsin since 1990
  • Nurse practitioner, Children's Wisconsin

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Elaine is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner who has practiced in the Children’s Wisconsin Diabetes Program since 1990. She has a special interest in managing patients with Type 1 diabetes, however cares for patients with all types of diabetes. Elaine has a particular interest in working with state of the art technologies with diabetes patients including insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitors and optimizing electronic tools with diabetes management. Elaine has demonstrated over the years to be a strong advocate for families on many levels and has a strong commitment to self-management and empowering families to care for diabetes.

Certifications

  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Areas of Interest

  • Pediatrics
  • Endocrinology
  • Atypical Diabetes
  • Cystic Fibrosis related diabetes
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes
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Education and Awards

Education

  • 1982, Coe College (Cedar Rapids, IA), BS
  • 1990, University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA), MSN

Awards

  • Recipient of the Ida Lee Goodsell Scholarship for interest and aptitude in pediatrics, Fall 1987.
  • Master of Arts Final Exam passed with Honors, April 1988.
  • Recipient of the Allene Van Son Award for Diabetes Patient Education Tools, Audiovisual materials, August 1993.
  • Nominated for the Nurse Excellence Award for Advanced Practice Nurse, May 1998, May 2004, May 2005.
  • Nominated for Nurse of the Year- Milwaukee Journal, May 2011.

Research and publications

Research

  • Development of optimal kids insulin dosing system formulas for young children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  • Feasibility of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion and daily supplemental insulin glargine injection in children with type 1 diabetes.
  • Factors associated with adherence to continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion in pediatric diabetes.
  • Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion attenuated glycemic instability in preschool children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  • Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion attenuated glycemic stability in preschool children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
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