David Simmons

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Should we trust results of meta-analyses?
    David Simmons
    Lancet 364:1402; author reply 1402-3. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Screening, diagnosis and services for women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in New Zealand: a technical report from the National GDM Technical Working Party
    David Simmons
    Institute of Metabolic Science, PO Box 281, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, England
    N Z Med J 121:74-86. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Hypomagnesaemia is associated with diabetes: Not pre-diabetes, obesity or the metabolic syndrome
    David Simmons
    Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 87:261-6. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Metformin treatment for Type 2 diabetes in pregnancy?
    David Simmons
    Wolfson Diabetes and Endocrinology Clinic, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 24:625-34. 2010
  5. doi request reprint The New Zealand experience in peer support interventions among people with diabetes
    D Simmons
    Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK
    Fam Pract 27:i53-61. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of undiagnosed diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance, and impaired fasting glucose among Maori in Te Wai o Rona: Diabetes Prevention Strategy
    David Simmons
    Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    N Z Med J 122:30-8. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Development and piloting of a community health worker-based intervention for the prevention of diabetes among New Zealand Maori in Te Wai o Rona: Diabetes Prevention Strategy
    D Simmons
    Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, UK
    Public Health Nutr 11:1318-25. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Characteristics and blood pressure management in patients with and without diabetes in primary care in rural Victoria
    David Simmons
    Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 81:19-24. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Increased red cell count in diabetes and pre-diabetes
    D Simmons
    Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, England, UK
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 90:e50-3. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in diabetic retinopathy
    D Simmons
    Waikato Clinical School, University of Auckland, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Diabet Med 24:1093-8. 2007

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Publications79

  1. ncbi request reprint Should we trust results of meta-analyses?
    David Simmons
    Lancet 364:1402; author reply 1402-3. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Screening, diagnosis and services for women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in New Zealand: a technical report from the National GDM Technical Working Party
    David Simmons
    Institute of Metabolic Science, PO Box 281, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, England
    N Z Med J 121:74-86. 2008
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Hypomagnesaemia is associated with diabetes: Not pre-diabetes, obesity or the metabolic syndrome
    David Simmons
    Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 87:261-6. 2010
    ..The mechanism for the association between diabetes and hypomagnesaemia remains uncertain. This study aimed to test whether hypomagnesaemia is present in pre-diabetes, obesity and the metabolic syndrome...
  4. doi request reprint Metformin treatment for Type 2 diabetes in pregnancy?
    David Simmons
    Wolfson Diabetes and Endocrinology Clinic, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 24:625-34. 2010
    ..Metformin is recommended for use in pregnancies complicated by Type 2 diabetes, but women should be informed of the evidence regarding its associated risks and benefits to enable an informed choice over its use...
  5. doi request reprint The New Zealand experience in peer support interventions among people with diabetes
    D Simmons
    Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK
    Fam Pract 27:i53-61. 2010
    ..Peer-to-peer support has the potential to assist people with diabetes, or at risk of diabetes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of undiagnosed diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance, and impaired fasting glucose among Maori in Te Wai o Rona: Diabetes Prevention Strategy
    David Simmons
    Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    N Z Med J 122:30-8. 2009
    ..To describe the prevalence of undiagnosed diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and impaired fasting glucose (IFG) ("dysglycaemia") among Maori...
  7. doi request reprint Development and piloting of a community health worker-based intervention for the prevention of diabetes among New Zealand Maori in Te Wai o Rona: Diabetes Prevention Strategy
    D Simmons
    Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, UK
    Public Health Nutr 11:1318-25. 2008
    ..How to translate this to implementation across whole communities remains unclear. We now describe the results to a pilot of a personal trainer (Maori Community Health Worker, MCHW) approach among Maori in New Zealand...
  8. doi request reprint Characteristics and blood pressure management in patients with and without diabetes in primary care in rural Victoria
    David Simmons
    Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 81:19-24. 2008
    ..This study tested whether diabetic hypertensive patients receive more intensive BP management than hypertensive patients without diabetes...
  9. doi request reprint Increased red cell count in diabetes and pre-diabetes
    D Simmons
    Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, England, UK
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 90:e50-3. 2010
    ..The results demonstrate that these diabetes precursor states are associated with an increased RCC. This relationship can be explained, in part, by an increased HbA1c...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in diabetic retinopathy
    D Simmons
    Waikato Clinical School, University of Auckland, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Diabet Med 24:1093-8. 2007
    ..To compare the prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in European, Maori and Pacific peoples with diabetes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Diabetes risk factors, diabetes and diabetes care in a rural Australian community
    David Simmons
    Department of Diabetes, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    Aust J Rural Health 15:296-303. 2007
    ..To comprehensively describe diabetes-related risk factors, quality of care and patient-perceived barriers to care in a rural community...
  12. doi request reprint Diabetes and obesity in pregnancy
    David Simmons
    Wolfson Diabetes and Endocrinology Clinic, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Addenbrookes Hospital, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 25:25-36. 2011
    ..If gestational diabetes develops, there is good evidence that clinical management reduces the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Self-reported past gestational diabetes mellitus as a risk factor for abnormal glucose tolerance among Australian women
    David Simmons
    School of Rural Health, University of Melbourne, Shepparton, Australia
    Diabetes Care 30:2293-5. 2007
  14. ncbi request reprint Concordance and discordance between primary and secondary care health workers in perceptions of barriers to diabetes care
    Steven Lillis
    Waikato Clinical School, Bryant Education Centre, Private Bag 3200, Hamilton, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:45-52. 2008
    ..To understand differences between primary care health professionals and secondary care health workers in their perceptions of barriers to good diabetes care...
  15. pmc Safety and efficacy of 24-h closed-loop insulin delivery in well-controlled pregnant women with type 1 diabetes: a randomized crossover case series
    Helen R Murphy
    Metabolic Research Laboratories and the National Institute for Health Research Cambridge Biomedical Research Center, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes Care 34:2527-9. 2011
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of closed-loop insulin delivery in well-controlled pregnant women with type 1 diabetes treated with continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII)...
  16. doi request reprint Low prevalence of retinopathy, but high prevalence of nephropathy among Maori with newly diagnosed diabetes-Te Wai o Rona: Diabetes Prevention Strategy
    Sarina Lim
    Waikato DHB, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 80:271-4. 2008
    ..To describe the prevalence of retinopathy and microalbuminuria at diagnosis of diabetes in a predominantly Maori study population...
  17. ncbi request reprint Diabetes care: practice nurse roles, attitudes and concerns
    Tim Kenealy
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Adv Nurs 48:68-75. 2004
    ..To inform the development of a new primary health care nursing structure and evaluate the new role associated with this, it will be important to have data on current practice nurse roles...
  18. ncbi request reprint Discordance in perceptions of barriers to diabetes care between patients and primary care and secondary care
    David Simmons
    Waikato Clinical School University of Auckland, Waikato Hospital, P O Box 934, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Diabetes Care 30:490-5. 2007
    ..We sought to compare perceived barriers to diabetes care between people with diabetes and different health professional groups...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of diabetes in rural Victoria
    David Simmons
    Waikato Clinical School, University of Auckland, Private Bag 3200, Pembroke Street, 3200 Hamilton, New Zealand
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 70:287-90. 2005
    ..To compare the prevalence of diabetes in adults in small and medium sized towns in a part of rural Victoria..
  20. pmc Testing a peer support intervention for people with type 2 diabetes: a pilot for a randomised controlled trial
    David Simmons
    Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 14:5. 2013
    ..We now describe a 2 month pilot study of different peer support interventions...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among adult New Zealanders of Polynesian and European descent
    David Simmons
    Waikato Clinical School, University of Auckland, Waikato Hospital, Private Bag 3200, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Diabetes Care 27:3002-4. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint The ADIPS pilot National Diabetes in Pregnancy Audit Project
    David Simmons
    Waikato Clinical School, University of Auckland, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 47:198-206. 2007
    ..Limited resources are available to compare outcomes of pregnancies complicated by diabetes across different centres...
  23. ncbi request reprint Retention of patients in the Get Checked free annual diabetes review programme in New Zealand
    Grace Joshy
    University of Auckland, Waikato Clinical School, Waikato Hospital, Private Bag 3200, Hamilton, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:35-44. 2008
    ..To characterise the retention of patients in the Get Checked free annual diabetes review programme in the Waikato region of New Zealand...
  24. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities in causes of death among diabetes patients in the Waikato region of New Zealand
    Grace Joshy
    Waikato Clinical School, University of Auckland, Hamilton, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 123:19-29. 2010
    ..Assist health service planning by: (1) estimating the causes and disparities in mortality among people with diabetes in Waikato and (2) examining the differences in recording of diabetes...
  25. doi request reprint Increasing activity and improving nutrition through a schools-based programme: Project Energize. 1. Design, programme, randomisation and evaluation methodology
    David Graham
    Waikato Clinical School, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Public Health Nutr 11:1076-84. 2008
    ..End-point measures include body composition and associated physical characteristics, fitness, home and school environment and practice...
  26. pmc Closed-loop insulin delivery during pregnancy complicated by type 1 diabetes
    Helen R Murphy
    Institute of Metabolic Science, Metabolic Research Laboratories, University of Cambridge, Hills Road, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes Care 34:406-11. 2011
    ..This study evaluated closed-loop insulin delivery with a model predictive control (MPC) algorithm during early (12-16 weeks) and late gestation (28-32 weeks) in pregnant women with type 1 diabetes...
  27. pmc Diabetes during and after pregnancy: screen more, monitor better
    David Simmons
    Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    CMAJ 179:215-6. 2008
  28. ncbi request reprint Obstetric outcomes among rural Aboriginal Victorians
    David Simmons
    Department of Rural Health, University of Melbourne, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 45:68-70. 2005
    ..Overall mode of delivery was similar amongst the two groups. Babies born to Aboriginal mothers were significantly smaller and less likely to be breast fed than those from the non-Aboriginal group...
  29. ncbi request reprint Metformin therapy and diabetes in pregnancy
    David Simmons
    Waikato Clinical School, Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Med J Aust 180:462-4. 2004
    ..When metformin treatment is being considered, the individual risks and benefits need to be discussed with the patient so that an appropriate decision can be reached...
  30. ncbi request reprint Reaching hard-to-reach, high-risk populations: piloting a health promotion and diabetes disease prevention programme on an urban marae in New Zealand
    David Simmons
    Department of Rural Health, University of Melbourne, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
    Health Promot Int 18:41-50. 2003
    ..It is proposed that marae can be useful settings for lifestyle programmes aimed at controlling the diabetes and obesity epidemic in New Zealand...
  31. doi request reprint Mapping the availability and accessibility of healthy food in rural and urban New Zealand--Te Wai o Rona: Diabetes Prevention Strategy
    Jing Wang
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
    Public Health Nutr 13:1049-55. 2010
    ..The present study aimed to examine the availability and accessibility of 'healthy' foods in rural and urban New Zealand...
  32. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of diabetes in New Zealand: revisit to a changing landscape
    Grace Joshy
    Waikato Clinical School, University of Auckland, Waikato Hospital, Hamilton
    N Z Med J 119:U1999. 2006
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Personal impact of type 2 diabetes decreased over 5 years: implications for motivating patients
    Tim Kenealy
    University of Auckland, South Auckland Clinical School, Middlemore Hospital, Private Bag 93311, Otahuhu, Auckland 6, New Zealand
    Prim Care Diabetes 2:17-23. 2008
    ..To investigate the change in personal impact of diabetes, in the same patients, over 5 years...
  34. ncbi request reprint Removing the roadblocks to medical and health student training in rural hospitals in Victoria
    Graeme I Jones
    Rural Clinical School, School of Rural Health, University of Melbourne, Shepparton, Victoria
    Aust J Rural Health 11:218-23. 2003
    ..To assess the extent of undergraduate health student placements in regional hospitals in northern Victoria in 1999, prior to substantial changes in rural undergraduate medical education in Australia...
  35. pmc Random blood glucose measurement at antenatal booking to screen for overt diabetes in pregnancy: a retrospective study
    David Church
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals National Health Service Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes Care 34:2217-9. 2011
    ..To assess random venous blood glucose (RBG) measurement at antenatal booking to detect "overt diabetes in pregnancy" (ODIP)...
  36. pmc Effectiveness of a regional prepregnancy care program in women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes: benefits beyond glycemic control
    Helen R Murphy
    Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes Care 33:2514-20. 2010
    ..To implement and evaluate a regional prepregnancy care program in women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes...
  37. ncbi request reprint Investigating the accuracy of ethnicity data in New Zealand hospital records: still room for improvement
    Judith Swan
    Waikato Clinical School, University of Auckland, Hamilton
    N Z Med J 119:U2103. 2006
    ..Data collected in the Barriers to Diabetes Care in the Waikato Study enables further evaluation of the accuracy of ethnicity information in hospital records...
  38. ncbi request reprint Diabetes information systems: a rapidly emerging support for diabetes surveillance and care
    Grace Joshy
    Waikato Clinical School, University of Auckland, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Diabetes Technol Ther 8:587-97. 2006
    ..The first step is to develop a registry, including a patient identifier that can link multiple data sources, which can then serve as a springboard to electronic mechanisms for practitioners to gain information on performance and results...
  39. ncbi request reprint Diabetes care by general practitioners in South Auckland: changes from 1990 to 1999
    Tim Kenealy
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 115:U219. 2002
    ..To compare self-reported practices and preferences for diabetes care by general practitioners (GPs) in South Auckland between 1990 and 1999...
  40. ncbi request reprint Use of insulin pumps in pregnancies complicated by type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes in a multiethnic community
    D Simmons
    Department of Rural Health, University of Melbourne, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
    Diabetes Care 24:2078-82. 2001
    ..To describe the use of insulin pump therapy in women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) or type 2 diabetes in pregnancy and persistent hyperglycemia despite multiple injections of subcutaneous insulin...
  41. ncbi request reprint Polynesians: prone to obesity and Type 2 diabetes mellitus but not hyperinsulinaemia
    D Simmons
    Department of of Rural Health, University of Melbourne, Goulburn Valley Base Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Diabet Med 18:193-8. 2001
    ..To compare the extent of hyperinsulinaemia among New Zealand Europeans and Polynesians (an ethnic group at high risk of Type 2 diabetes mellitus)...
  42. doi request reprint Successful use of acarbose to manage post-prandial glycaemia in two patients with type 1 diabetes on continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion
    Satya Dash
    University of Cambridge Metabolic Research Laboratories, Department of Medicine, NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre, IMS MRL, Box 289 Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 95:e49-51. 2012
    ..We describe two cases of patients on CSII with persistent post-prandial hyperglycaemia despite varying insulin doses and timing. Treatment with acarbose improved their glycaemic control...
  43. ncbi request reprint Fetal overnutrition in polynesian pregnancies and in gestational diabetes may lead to dysregulation of the adipoinsular axis in offspring
    David Simmons
    Department of Rural Health, University of Melbourne, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
    Diabetes Care 25:1539-44. 2002
    ..To compare umbilical cord leptin concentrations in different ethnic groups and between pregnancies with and without gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in Auckland, New Zealand...
  44. ncbi request reprint Eye health in rural Australia
    Anna C Madden
    Department of Rural Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 30:316-21. 2002
    ..Further epidemiological data and evaluated interventions are urgently required to help identify and address the needs of rural Australian communities...
  45. ncbi request reprint Can medication packaging improve glycemic control and blood pressure in type 2 diabetes? Results from a randomized controlled trial
    D Simmons
    Department of Rural Health, University of Melbourne, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
    Diabetes Care 23:153-6. 2000
    ..To assess the impact of calendar blister pack (CBP) use on glycemic and blood pressure control...
  46. ncbi request reprint Tale of two churches: differential impact of a church-based diabetes control programme among Pacific Islands people in New Zealand
    D Simmons
    Waikato Clinical School, University of Auckland, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Diabet Med 21:122-8. 2004
    ..To compare the impact on weight and exercise of a 2-year church-based diabetes risk reduction programme in four churches in South Auckland, New Zealand...
  47. ncbi request reprint Dispelling the myths about rural consultant physician practice: the Victorian Physicians Survey
    David Simmons
    Department of Rural Health, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, PO Box 6500, Shepparton, VIC 3632
    Med J Aust 176:477-81. 2002
    ..To quantify the barriers to practising as a rural consultant physician...
  48. doi request reprint Should diabetes be commissioned through multidisciplinary networks, rather than Practice Based Commissioning?
    David Simmons
    Lead Community Diabetologist, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Prim Care Diabetes 5:39-44. 2011
    ..We have considered the role of Diabetes Networks in the English setting...
  49. ncbi request reprint The utility and efficacy of the new insulins in the management of diabetes and pregnancy
    David Simmons
    Department of Rural Health, Faculty Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, PO Box 6500, Shepparton, Victoria 3632, Australia
    Curr Diab Rep 2:331-6. 2002
    ..Similar evidence for the other insulin analogues has yet to emerge, but is unlikely to be dissimilar...
  50. ncbi request reprint Controlling the diabetes epidemic: how should we screen for undiagnosed diabetes and dysglycaemia?
    D Simmons
    Waikato Clinical School, University of Auckland, Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Diabet Med 22:207-12. 2005
    ..To compare the detection of undiagnosed diabetes and dysglycaemia (impaired glucose tolerance, impaired fasting glucose, diabetes) using risk factors and laboratory measures of glycaemia...
  51. ncbi request reprint A case control study of diabetic patients who default from primary care in urban New Zealand
    D Simmons
    Waikato Clinical School, Waikato Hospital, University of Auckland, PO Box 934, 3200 Selwyn Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Diabetes Metab 33:109-13. 2007
    ..We have compared the clinical characteristics of defaulters and more regular health care attenders on a population basis in a multi-ethnic community...
  52. ncbi request reprint In-hospital breast feeding rates among women with gestational diabetes and pregestational Type 2 diabetes in South Auckland
    D Simmons
    Waikato Clinical School, University of Auckland, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Diabet Med 22:177-81. 2005
    ..To describe the uptake of breast feeding in mothers with either Type 2 diabetes or gestational diabetes (GDM) in a hospital serving a multiethnic community in South Auckland, New Zealand...
  53. ncbi request reprint Is grand multiparity associated with an increased risk of dysglycaemia?
    D Simmons
    University of Auckland Waikato Clinical School, Waikato Hospital, Private Bag 3200, Pembroke Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Diabetologia 49:1522-7. 2006
    ..We sought to determine the risk of diabetes and IGT/IFG with grand multiparity...
  54. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of diabetic patients with no ongoing care in South Auckland
    D Simmons
    Department of Rural Health, University of Melbourne, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
    Diabetes Care 23:1791-3. 2000
    ..To describe the prevalence of default from diabetes care and to reveal associated characteristics among patients with known diabetes in urban South Auckland, New Zealand...
  55. ncbi request reprint High impact of nephropathy on five-year mortality rates among patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus from a multi-ethnic population in New Zealand
    D Simmons
    Department of Rural Health, University of Melbourne, Goulburn Valley Base Hospital, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
    Diabet Med 16:926-31. 1999
    ..Type 2 diabetes mellitus and its complications are common among Polynesians in New Zealand. This study investigated the mortality from diabetes among indigenous Maori and recent migrants from the South Pacific...
  56. pmc Gestational diabetes mellitus: NICE for the U.S.? A comparison of the American Diabetes Association and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists guidelines with the U.K. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence guidelines
    David Simmons
    Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge University Hospitals, National Health Services Foundation Trust, Cambridge, England
    Diabetes Care 33:34-7. 2010
    ..To compare recent U.S. and U.K. guidelines on gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of changes in the delivery of diabetes care in a rural community
    A O'Grady
    University of Melbourne, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 9:74-8. 2001
    ..We conclude that the data indicate that the enthusiastic delivery of care in general practice, with a devolution of power to the patient, linked to an audit service can result in improved management among patients with Type 2 diabetes...
  58. ncbi request reprint The New Zealand Diabetes Passport Study: a randomized controlled trial of the impact of a diabetes passport on risk factors for diabetes-related complications
    D Simmons
    Waikato Clinical School, University of Auckland, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Diabet Med 21:214-7. 2004
    ..To assess the efficacy (change in HbA1c) of a patient-held communication, self-empowerment and educational device for people with diabetes (the New Zealand Diabetes Passport) in patients with poor glycaemic control...
  59. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk factors for neonatal hypoglycaemia among women with gestational diabetes mellitus in South Auckland
    D Simmons
    Department of Rural Health, University of Melbourne, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
    Diabet Med 17:830-4. 2000
    ..To describe the incidence and risk factors for neonatal hypoglycaemia among the offspring of women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in South Auckland, New Zealand..
  60. ncbi request reprint Mortality in individuals with Type 2 diabetes and heart disease in a unique New Zealand population
    G D Kerr
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Diabet Med 23:1313-8. 2006
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Relationship between maternal glycaemia and birth weight in glucose-tolerant women from different ethnic groups in New Zealand
    D Simmons
    Waikato Clinical School, University of Auckland, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Diabet Med 24:240-4. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the population attributable fraction(PAF) for a large baby (> or =4 kg) due to glycaemia, weight and smoking in glucose-tolerant women from different ethnic groups...
  62. ncbi request reprint Choice and availability of takeaway and restaurant food is not related to the prevalence of adult obesity in rural communities in Australia
    D Simmons
    Waikato Clinical School, University of Auckland, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:703-10. 2005
    ..To establish whether choice and availability of takeaway and restaurant food consumption are associated with increased obesity...
  63. ncbi request reprint Community development through partnership: promoting health in an urban indigenous community in New Zealand
    J A Voyle
    Department of Medicine, Middlemore Hospital, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 49:1035-50. 1999
    ..A conclusion of the research and premise underpinning the recommendations is that devolution of power is a key aspect of organisational process underlying successful partnerships involving professional groups and indigenous people...
  64. doi request reprint Should liver function tests be included in definitions of metabolic syndrome? Evidence from the association between liver function tests, components of metabolic syndrome and prevalent cardiovascular disease
    M C Devers
    Department of Diabetes, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Diabet Med 25:523-9. 2008
    ..This study aims to determine: (1) the association between the five ATP3 MS diagnostic components and different LFTs, and (2) the association between raised LFTs and prevalent cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Community networking as a means for identifying people with diabetes in a rural, predominantly bicultural community in New Zealand
    D Simmons
    Department of Rural Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    N Z Med J 112:361-3. 1999
    ..To assess the use of community networking to estimate the prevalence of diabetes in a predominantly New Zealand Maori and European community...
  66. ncbi request reprint Impact of an integrated approach to diabetes care at the Rumbalara Aboriginal Health Service
    D Simmons
    Department of Rural Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Intern Med J 33:581-5. 2003
    ..To describe the effectiveness of an integrated primary-secondary care diabetes clinic on metabolic control among indigenous patients in a rural community...
  67. ncbi request reprint Association between twin pregnancy and hyperglycemia in a multiethnic community in New Zealand
    David Simmons
    Diabetes Care 25:934-5. 2002
  68. ncbi request reprint Barriers to blood glucose monitoring in a multiethnic community
    Janice C Zgibor
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1772-7. 2002
    ..We studied a multiethnic community to determine factors associated with blood glucose monitoring (BGM) and to determine the independent association between barriers to diabetes care and BGM...
  69. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in diabetes symptoms among people without known diabetes in New Zealand
    David Simmons
    Diabetes Care 26:2221-2. 2003
  70. ncbi request reprint The Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society consensus guidelines for the management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in relation to pregnancy
    Aidan McElduff
    Department of Endocrinology, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, NSW
    Med J Aust 183:373-7. 2005
    ..Insulin requirements fall rapidly during labour and in the puerperium. At this time, close monitoring and adjustment of insulin therapy is necessary...
  71. ncbi request reprint Glycaemic control and antibody status among patients with newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetes
    Doron Hickey
    University of Auckland, Auckland
    N Z Med J 120:U2732. 2007
    ..To compare the risk of admission to hospital and poor glycaemic control by antibody status among newly diagnosed patients with type 1 diabetes in the Waikato Province of New Zealand...
  72. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in Type 2 diabetes care and outcomes in Auckland: a multiethnic community in New Zealand
    Tom Robinson
    Counties Manukau District Health Board, Auckland
    N Z Med J 119:U1997. 2006
    ..This paper compares the general practice care provided to people with Type 2 diabetes in South and West Auckland, according to ethnicity...
  73. ncbi request reprint Gestational diabetes mellitus: from consensus to action on screening and treatment
    H David McIntyre
    Med J Aust 183:288-9. 2005
    ..Results of a recent Australian trial suggest it is time to stop equivocating about screening and treatment...
  74. ncbi request reprint Gestational diabetes mellitus: time for consensus on screening and diagnosis
    David Simmons
    N Z Med J 119:U1807. 2006
  75. ncbi request reprint Auditing diabetes in pregnancy care in New Zealand
    David Simmons
    N Z Med J 119:U1897. 2006
  76. ncbi request reprint Translating the chronic care model into the community: results from a randomized controlled trial of a multifaceted diabetes care intervention
    Gretchen A Piatt
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:811-7. 2006
    ..To determine whether using the chronic care model (CCM) in an underserved community leads to improved clinical and behavioral outcomes for people with diabetes...
  77. ncbi request reprint Addressing the shortage of rural physicians in Victoria: maximising rural trainee recruitment
    David Simmons
    Med J Aust 179:219-20. 2003
  78. ncbi request reprint Selective screening for gestational diabetes in Chinese women
    Xilin Yang
    Diabetes Care 25:796. 2002
  79. ncbi request reprint Body size, body composition, and fat distribution: a comparison of young New Zealand men of European, Pacific Island, and Asian Indian ethnicities
    Elaine Rush
    Faculty of Health, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 117:U1203. 2004
    ..To investigate body size and body fat relationships and fat distribution in young healthy men drawn from New Zealand European, Pacific Island, and Asian Indian populations...