K G Alberti

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Have we got the new diagnostic criteria for diabetes and impaired glucose states right? Almost
    K George M M Alberti
    Department of Diabetes, Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    Curr Diab Rep 2:1-2. 2002
  2. pmc Prevention of type 2 diabetes in adults with impaired glucose tolerance: the European Diabetes Prevention RCT in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Linda Penn
    Public Health Research Programme, Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:342. 2009
  3. pmc Should we dump the metabolic syndrome? No
    K G M M Alberti
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, St Mary s Hospital and Imperial College, London
    BMJ 336:641. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome: time to reflect
    K George M M Alberti
    Mint Wing, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
    Curr Diab Rep 6:259-61. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Screening and diagnosis of prediabetes: where are we headed?
    K G M M Alberti
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Medicine, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Diabetes Obes Metab 9:12-6. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Impaired glucose tolerance: what are the clinical implications?
    K G Alberti
    Human Diabetes and Metabolism Research Centre, School of Clinical Medical Sciences, Department of Medicine, The Medical School, Framlington, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 40:S3-8. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint International Diabetes Federation: a consensus on Type 2 diabetes prevention
    K G M M Alberti
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Diabet Med 24:451-63. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint A comparison of proxy measures of abdominal obesity in Chinese, European and South Asian adults
    S Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Human Diabetes and Metabolism Research Centre, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Diabet Med 16:853-60. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Hypertension prevalence and care in an urban and rural area of Tanzania
    R Edwards
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Health Sciences, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Hypertens 18:145-52. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Serum true insulin concentration and the risk of clinical non-insulin dependent diabetes during long-term follow-up
    I J Perry
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, The Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 28:735-41. 1999

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Have we got the new diagnostic criteria for diabetes and impaired glucose states right? Almost
    K George M M Alberti
    Department of Diabetes, Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    Curr Diab Rep 2:1-2. 2002
  2. pmc Prevention of type 2 diabetes in adults with impaired glucose tolerance: the European Diabetes Prevention RCT in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Linda Penn
    Public Health Research Programme, Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:342. 2009
    ..In the Newcastle arm of this study (EDIPS-Newcastle), we tested the hypothesis that T2D can be prevented by lifestyle intervention and explored secondary outcomes in relation to diabetes incidence...
  3. pmc Should we dump the metabolic syndrome? No
    K G M M Alberti
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, St Mary s Hospital and Imperial College, London
    BMJ 336:641. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome: time to reflect
    K George M M Alberti
    Mint Wing, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
    Curr Diab Rep 6:259-61. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Screening and diagnosis of prediabetes: where are we headed?
    K G M M Alberti
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Medicine, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Diabetes Obes Metab 9:12-6. 2007
    ..Fasting plasma glucose measurement cannot diagnose IGT; the preferred definite test for diagnosis is oral glucose tolerance testing...
  6. ncbi request reprint Impaired glucose tolerance: what are the clinical implications?
    K G Alberti
    Human Diabetes and Metabolism Research Centre, School of Clinical Medical Sciences, Department of Medicine, The Medical School, Framlington, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 40:S3-8. 1998
    ..IGT can be treated and this may prevent or delay progression to type 2 diabetes, though the effect of treatment on the risk of CVD is unknown...
  7. ncbi request reprint International Diabetes Federation: a consensus on Type 2 diabetes prevention
    K G M M Alberti
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Diabet Med 24:451-63. 2007
    ..In addition, it is important that all activities are tailored to the specific local situation. Further information on the prevention of diabetes can be found on the IDF website: http://www.idf.org/prevention...
  8. ncbi request reprint A comparison of proxy measures of abdominal obesity in Chinese, European and South Asian adults
    S Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Human Diabetes and Metabolism Research Centre, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Diabet Med 16:853-60. 1999
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Hypertension prevalence and care in an urban and rural area of Tanzania
    R Edwards
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Health Sciences, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Hypertens 18:145-52. 2000
    ..To describe the prevalence, detection, treatment and control of hypertension in an urban and rural area of Tanzania...
  10. ncbi request reprint Serum true insulin concentration and the risk of clinical non-insulin dependent diabetes during long-term follow-up
    I J Perry
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, The Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 28:735-41. 1999
    ..Using a specific assay, we have addressed the hypothesis that an elevation of serum true insulin concentration, reflecting insulin resistance, is an early event in the pathogenesis of NIDDM...
  11. pmc Age specific prevalence of impairment and disability relating to hemiplegic stroke in the Hai District of northern Tanzania. Adult Morbidity and Mortality Project
    R W Walker
    Department of Medicine, North Tyneside General Hospital, Rake Lane, North Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE29 8NH, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 68:744-9. 2000
    ..To determine the age specific prevalence of impairment and disability relating to hemiplegic stroke in one rural area of Tanzania...
  12. ncbi request reprint Randomised controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of behavioural interventions to modify cardiovascular risk factors in men and women with impaired glucose tolerance: outcomes at 6 months
    J C Oldroyd
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 52:29-43. 2001
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of interventions to promote a healthy diet and physical activity in people with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Acute effects on insulin sensitivity and diurnal metabolic profiles of a high-sucrose compared with a high-starch diet
    M E Daly
    Human Nutrition Research Centre, the Department of Biological and Nutritional Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 67:1186-96. 1998
    ..001). Plasma fatty acid concentrations showed a late postprandial rise with the sucrose-rich diet relative to the starch-rich diet, which was mirrored with a fractionally later peak in triacylglycerol concentrations...
  14. ncbi request reprint A lifecourse study of risk for hyperinsulinaemia, dyslipidaemia and obesity (the central metabolic syndrome) at age 49-51 years
    L Parker
    Paediatric and Lifecourse Epidemiology Research Group, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Sir James Spence Institute of Child Health, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Diabet Med 20:406-15. 2003
    ..A central metabolic syndrome (CMS) has been identified comprising obesity, dyslipidaemia and insulin resistance. This study was designed to investigate determinants of risk for CMS...
  15. ncbi request reprint Chronic non-communicable diseases
    N Unwin
    School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, William Leech Building, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 100:455-64. 2006
    ..As urbanization continues apace and populations age, investment in the prevention and control of NCD in low-and middle-income countries can no longer be ignored...
  16. ncbi request reprint Lifecourse determinants of fasting and post-challenge glucose at age 50 years: the Newcastle Thousand Families Study
    M S Pearce
    School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:915-23. 2005
    ..Any effect of birth weight on later plasma glucose levels may be compounded by additional effects of adult body composition...
  17. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome--a new world-wide definition. A Consensus Statement from the International Diabetes Federation
    K G M M Alberti
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK and International Diabetes Institute, Caulfield, Australia
    Diabet Med 23:469-80. 2006
    ..An additional aim was to highlight areas where more research into the MetS is needed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Patterns of physical activity and relationship with risk markers for cardiovascular disease and diabetes in Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi and European adults in a UK population
    Louise Hayes
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH
    J Public Health Med 24:170-8. 2002
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Octreotide treatment does not improve impaired glucose uptake in cirrhosis
    E Shmueli
    Department of Medicine, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Horm Metab Res 25:317-20. 1993
    ..It was concluded that one week of lowering insulin levels does not reverse the insulin resistance of cirrhosis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Smoking and alcohol consumption in a UK Chinese population
    M White
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Public Health 115:62-9. 2001
    ..Patterns of health related behaviour should be tracked over time in ethnic minority populations to identify changes that pose risk to health and which deserve appropriate intervention...
  21. ncbi request reprint Stroke mortality in urban and rural Tanzania. Adult Morbidity and Mortality Project
    R W Walker
    Department of Medicine, North Tyneside General Hospital, North Shields, Tyne and Wear, UK
    Lancet 355:1684-7. 2000
    ..We aimed to establish the contribution of cerebrovascular disease to all-cause mortality and cerebrovascular disease mortality rates in adults aged 15 years or more in one urban and two rural areas of Tanzania...
  22. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and renal sodium handling in three ethnic groups living in England
    A Barbato
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, SW17 0RE, London, UK
    Diabetologia 47:40-6. 2004
    ..Our study examined whether this association also exists in other ethnic groups with different prevalences of insulin resistance and associated metabolic abnormalities...
  23. ncbi request reprint British South Asians aged 13-16 years have higher fasting glucose and insulin levels than Europeans
    P H Whincup
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Diabet Med 22:1275-7. 2005
    ..To examine whether plasma glucose, insulin resistance and markers of adiposity differed between British adolescents of South Asian and European origin...
  24. ncbi request reprint Impaired glucose tolerance and impaired fasting glycaemia: the current status on definition and intervention
    N Unwin
    Diabetes and Metabolism, School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of New Castle, UK
    Diabet Med 19:708-23. 2002
    ..4. Life style interventions are highly effective in delaying or preventing the onset of diabetes in people with IGT and may reduce CVD and total mortality, but the latter requires formal testing...
  25. ncbi request reprint Microalbuminuria is more frequent in South Asian than in European origin populations: a comparative study in Newcastle, UK
    C M Fischbacher
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle, UK
    Diabet Med 20:31-6. 2003
    ..Coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality is 40-50% higher in UK South Asians compared with the whole population, for reasons that are incompletely understood...
  26. ncbi request reprint Rural and urban differences in diabetes prevalence in Tanzania: the role of obesity, physical inactivity and urban living
    T J Aspray
    Department of Medicine, Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 94:637-44. 2000
    ..The avoidance of obesity in the adult population is likely to prevent increases in diabetes incidence in this population...
  27. doi request reprint The metabolic syndrome: in need of a global mission statement
    A J Cameron
    Department of Epidemiology and Clinical Diabetes, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Diabet Med 26:306-9. 2009
    ..Our aim was to construct a mission statement that outlines the value of the metabolic syndrome in clinical and public health settings...
  28. pmc Alcohol consumption and the incidence of type II diabetes
    S G Wannamethee
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:542-8. 2002
    ..This study examines the relation between alcohol and type II diabetes and the possible mediating effects of HDL-cholesterol and serum insulin...
  29. ncbi request reprint The performance of the Rose angina questionnaire in South Asian and European origin populations: a comparative study in Newcastle, UK
    C M Fischbacher
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle NE2 4HH, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 30:1009-16. 2001
    ..We set out to assess the performance of the Rose angina questionnaire in UK South Asians compared with Europeans...
  30. ncbi request reprint Variable effects of the APOC3-482C > T variant on insulin, glucose and triglyceride concentrations in different ethnic groups
    D M Waterworth
    Centre for Cardiovascular Genetics, Department of Medicine, The Rayne Institute, University College, London, UK
    Diabetologia 44:245-8. 2001
    ..We evaluated the effect of this variant in different ethnic groups with different rates of Type II (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus and coronary heart disease...
  31. ncbi request reprint The lung as a target organ for thyroxine
    H Datta
    Department of Medicine, Medical School, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Horm Metab Res 21:305-8. 1989
    ..The implication is that oxidative metabolism of glucose was increased. This study provides the first unequivocal evidence that the mammalian lung is a target organ for thyroxine...
  32. pmc Blood pressure response to glucose potassium insulin therapy in patients with acute stroke with mild to moderate hyperglycaemia
    J F Scott
    School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 70:401-4. 2001
    ..The significant reduction of systolic blood pressure in acute stroke associated with GKI therapy was not associated with neurological deterioration and may have been beneficial...
  33. ncbi request reprint The effect of high glucose and high insulin concentrations on pentose phosphate shunt enzymes and malic enzyme in cultured human endothelial cells
    G C Hawthorne
    Department of Medicine, Medical School, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Horm Metab Res 20:645-7. 1988
    ..As a consequence fatty acid and cholesterol synthesis in the endothelial cell is unlikely to be altered in the presence of increased glucose or increased insulin...
  34. ncbi request reprint Point: impaired fasting glucose: The case for the new American Diabetes Association criterion
    Jonathan E Shaw
    Diabetes Care 29:1170-2. 2006
  35. doi request reprint Sleep-disordered breathing and type 2 diabetes: a report from the International Diabetes Federation Taskforce on Epidemiology and Prevention
    Jonathan E Shaw
    International Diabetes Institute, 250 Kooyong Road, Caulfield, Melbourne, VIC 3162, Australia
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 81:2-12. 2008
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Life course determinants of insulin secretion and sensitivity at age 50 years: the Newcastle thousand families study
    Mark S Pearce
    School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 22:118-25. 2006
    ..This study investigated the proportion of variance in insulin secretion and resistance accounted for by factors operating at different stages of life using a cohort of all 1142 births in the city of Newcastle, UK in May and June 1947...
  37. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome--a new worldwide definition
    K George M M Alberti
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, St Marys Hospital, London W2 1NY, UK
    Lancet 366:1059-62. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint Cardio-diabetes alliances
    Clifford J Bailey
    Diab Vasc Dis Res 4:6-7. 2007
  39. ncbi request reprint Glucose-potassium-insulin infusions in the management of post-stroke hyperglycaemia: the UK Glucose Insulin in Stroke Trial (GIST-UK)
    Christopher S Gray
    School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Lancet Neurol 6:397-406. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether treatment with glucose-potassium-insulin (GKI) infusions to maintain euglycaemia immediately after the acute event reduces death at 90 days...
  40. ncbi request reprint Introduction: Globalization and the non-communicable disease epidemic
    Paul Z Zimmet
    International Diabetes Institute, 250 Kooyong Road, Caulfield 3162, Victoria, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1-3. 2006
  41. pmc Inhaled insulin
    Stephanie A Amiel
    BMJ 328:1215-6. 2004
  42. ncbi request reprint Mainstreaming the metabolic syndrome: a definitive definition
    Paul Z Zimmet
    Med J Aust 183:175-6. 2005
    ..This new definition should assist both researchers and clinicians...