Distinguished Professor David Simmons

Distinguished Professor David Simmons

Distinguished Professor of Medicine,
School of Medicine

Biography

Qualifications

  • DMED University of Cambridge (UK)
  • MA University of Cambridge (UK)
  • MBBS University of London
  • BA University of Cambridge (UK)

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • School of Medicine

Contact

Email: Da.Simmons@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 4634 4899
Mobile:
Location: X7.2.18
Off Campus

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Publications

Books

  • Simmons, D., Wenzel, H. and Zgibor, J. (2016), 'Integrated Diabetes Care: A Multidisciplinary Approach', : Springer 9783319133881.

Chapters in Books

  • Atlantis, E., Joshy, G., Williams, M. and Simmons, D. (2017), 'Diabetes among Maori and other ethnic groups in New Zealand', Diabetes Mellitus in Developing Countries and Underserved Communities, Springer 9783319415574.
  • Wenzel, H. and Simmons, D. (2016), 'An introduction to integrated care and diabetes integrated care', Integrated Diabetes Care: A Multidisciplinary Approach, Springer 9783319133881.
  • Simmons, D., Wenzel, H. and Zgibor, J. (2016), 'Diabetes integrated care : are we there yet?', Integrated Diabetes Care: A Multidisciplinary Approach, Springer 9783319133881.
  • Simmons, D., Yu, D. and Wenzel, H. (2016), 'English approaches to integrated diabetes care : the East Cambridgeshire and Fenland Diabetes Intergrated Care Initiative : a multiple provider approach', Integrated Diabetes Care: A Multidisciplinary Approach, Springer 9783319133881.
  • Simmons, D. (2014), 'Pharmacological treatment of gestational diabetes', Gestational Diabetes: Origins, Complications, and Treatment, CRC Press 9781439879962.
  • Rush, E. and Simmons, D. (2014), 'Physical activity in children : prevention of obesity and type 2 diabetes', Diabetes and Physical Activity, Karger 9783318025767.
  • Simmons, D. (2010), 'Epidemiologic context of diabetes in pregnancy', A Practical Manual of Diabetes in Pregnancy, Wiley-Blackwell 9781405179041.
  • Worsley, D. and Simmons, D. (2010), 'Diabetic retinopathy and public health', Automated Image Detection of Retinal Pathology, CRC Press 9780849375569.
  • Simmons, D. and Oats, J. (2008), 'Diabetes and pregnancy in New Zealand', Textbook of Diabetes and Pregnancy, Informa Healthcare 9780415426206.

Journal Articles

  • Zarora, R., MacMillan, F., Piya, M., Fernandes, B. and Simmons, D. (2022), 'Effectiveness of a locality-based integrated diabetes care service on clinical outcomes', Internal Medicine Journal, vol 52, no 6 , pp 975 - 981.
  • Osuagwu, U., Xu, M., Piya, M., Agho, K. and Simmons, D. (2022), 'Factors associated with long intensive care unit (ICU) admission among inpatients with and without diabetes in South Western Sydney public hospitals using the New South Wales admission patient data collection (2014-2017)', BMC Endocrine Disorders, vol 22, no 1 .
  • Yu, D., Wang, Z., Cai, Y., McBride, K., Osuagwu, U., Pickering, K., Baker, J., Cutfield, R., Orr-Walker, B., Sundborn, G., Jameson, M., Zhao, Z. and Simmons, D. (2022), 'Ethnic differences in cancer rates among adults with type 2 diabetes in New Zealand from 1994 to 2018', JAMA Network Open, vol 5, no 2 .
  • Piya, M., Fletcher, T., Myint, K., Zarora, R., Yu, D. and Simmons, D. (2022), 'The impact of nursing staff education on diabetes inpatient glucose management : a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial', BMC Endocrine Disorders, vol 22, no 1 .
  • van Poppel, M., Corcoy, R., Hill, D., Simmons, D., Mendizabal, L., Zulueta, M., Simon, L., Desoye, G., Perez, J., Kautzky-Wille, A., Harreiter, J., Damm, P., Mathiesen, E., Jensen, D., Andersen, L., Dunne, F., Lapolla, A., Dalfra, M., Bertolotto, A., Jelsma, J., Snoek, F., Galjaard, S., Wender-Ozegowska, E., Zawiejska, A. and Devlieger, R. (2022), 'Interaction between rs10830962 polymorphism in MTNR1B and lifestyle intervention on maternal and neonatal outcomes : secondary analyses of the DALI lifestyle randomized controlled trial', American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol 115, no 2 , pp 388 - 396.
  • Kim, C., MacMillan, F., Osuagwu, U. and Simmons, D. (2022), '[In Press] Peer support facilitator and peer perspectives of an inner-regional Australian diabetes prevention and self-management peer support program', Health and Social Care in the Community, .
  • Yu, D., Cai, Y., Osuagwu, U., Pickering, K., Baker, J., Cutfield, R., Jansen, R., Orr-Walker, B., Sundborn, G., Zhao, Z. and Simmons, D. (2022), '[In Press] Ethnic differences in metabolic achievement between Maori, Pacific, and European New Zealanders with type 2 diabetes', Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, .
  • Acosta-Manzano, P., Leopold-Posch, B., Simmons, D., Devlieger, R., Galjaard, S., Corcoy, R., Adelantado, J., Dunne, F., Harreiter, J., Kautzky-Willer, A., Damm, P., Mathiesen, E., Jensen, D., Andersen, L., Tanvig, M., Lapolla, A., Dalfra, M., Bertolotto, A., Wender-Ozegowska, E., Zawiejska, A., Hill, D., Snoek, F., Jelsma, J., Desoye, G. and Poppel, M. (2022), 'The unexplored role of sedentary time and physical activity in glucose and lipid metabolism-related placental mRNAs in pregnant women who are obese : the DALI lifestyle randomised controlled trial', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol 129, no 5 , pp 708 - 721.
  • Ahmed, M., Tannous, K., Agho, K., Henshaw, F., Turner, D. and Simmons, D. (2022), '[In Press] The burden of diabetes-related foot disease among older adults in Australia', International Wound Journal, .
  • Holman, D., Simmons, D., Ockenden, N. and Graffy, J. (2021), 'Learning from the experience of peer support facilitators and study nurses in diabetes peer support : a qualitative study', Chronic Illness, vol 17, no 3 , pp 269 - 282.
  • Lima, R., Desoye, G., Simmons, D., Devlieger, R., Galjaard, S., Corcoy, R., Adelantado, J., Dunne, F., Harreiter, J., Kautzky-Willer, A., Damm, P., Mathiesen, E., Jensen, D., Andersen, L., Tanvig, M., Lapolla, A., Dalfra, M., Bertolotto, A., Manta, U., Wender-Ozegowska, E., Zawiejska, A., Hill, D., Snoek, F., Jelsma, J. and van Poppel, M. (2021), 'The importance of maternal insulin resistance throughout pregnancy on neonatal adiposity', Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, vol 35, no 1 , pp 83 - 91.
  • Zhou, Y., Hambly, B., Simmons, D. and McLachlan, C. (2021), 'RUNX1T1 rs34269950 is associated with obesity and metabolic syndrome', QJM, vol 114, no 8 , pp 553 - 558.
  • Dieberger, A., Desoye, G., Stolz, E., Hill, D., Corcoy, R., Simmons, D., Harreiter, J., Kautzky-Willer, A., Dunne, F., Devlieger, R., Wender-Ozegowska, E., Zawiejska, A., Lapolla, A., Dalfra, M., Bertolotto, A., Galjaard, S., Adelantado, J., Jensen, D., Andersen, L., Tanvig, M., Damm, P., Mathiesen, E., Snoek, F., Jelsma, J. and Poppel, M. (2021), 'Less sedentary time is associated with a more favourable glucose-insulin axis in obese pregnant women : a secondary analysis of the DALI study', International Journal of Obesity, vol 45, no 2 , pp 296 - 307.
  • Yu, D., Zhao, Z., Osuagwu, U., Pickering, K., Baker, J., Cutfield, R., Orr-Walker, B., Cai, Y. and Simmons, D. (2021), 'Ethnic differences in mortality and hospital admission rates between Maori, Pacific, and European New Zealanders with type 2 diabetes between 1994 and 2018 : a retrospective, population-based, longitudinal cohort study', Lancet Global Health, vol 9, no 2 , pp 209 - 217.
  • Chimoriya, R., Piya, M., Simmons, D., Ahlenstiel, G. and Ho, V. (2021), 'The use of two-dimensional shear wave elastography in people with obesity for the assessment of liver fibrosis in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease', Journal of Clinical Medicine, vol 10, no 1 .
  • Khan, A., Zereid, F., Simmons, D. and Osuagwu, U. (2021), '[In Press] Measurement of monochromatic ocular peripheral aberrations in type 1 diabetes and age-matched controls : a pilot study', SN Comprehensive Clinical Medicine, .
  • Immanuel, J., Eagleton, C., Baker, J. and Simmons, D. (2021), 'Pregnancy outcomes among multi-ethnic women with different degrees of hyperglycaemia during pregnancy in an urban New Zealand population and their association with postnatal HbA1c uptake', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol 61, no 7 , pp 69 - 77.
  • Yuen, L., Wong, V., Wolmarans, L. and Simmons, D. (2021), 'Comparison of pregnancy outcomes using different gestational diabetes diagnostic criteria and treatment thresholds in multiethnic communities between two tertiary centres in Australian and New Zealand : do they make a difference?', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol 18, no 9 .
  • Garsia, K., MacMillan, F., Dune, T. and Simmons, D. (2021), 'The role of the pharmacist in contraception and pre-pregnancy management for women with diabetes : a study of patient and pharmacist perspectives', Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, vol 12, no 3 , pp 377 - 389.
  • Thakur, A., Sharma, D., Gupta, B., Kramadhari, N., Rajagopal, R., Simmons, D. and Piya, M. (2021), 'Severe obesity in a specialist type 2 diabetes outpatient clinic : an Australian retrospective cohort study', BMC Endocrine Disorders, vol 21, no 1 .
  • Simmons, D. (2021), 'Paradigm shifts in the management of diabetes in pregnancy : the importance of type 2 diabetes and early hyperglycemia in pregnancy : the 2020 Norbert Freinkel Award lecture', Diabetes Care, vol 44, no 5 , pp 1075 - 1081.
  • Saeedi, M., Cao, Y., Fadl, H., Gustafson, H. and Simmons, D. (2021), 'Increasing prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus when implementing the IADPSG criteria : a systematic review and meta-analysis', Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, vol 172 .
  • Glenister, K., Guymer, J., Bourke, L. and Simmons, D. (2021), 'Characteristics of patients who access zero, one or multiple general practices and reasons for their choices : a study in regional Australia', BMC Family Practice, vol 22, no 1 .
  • Immanuel, J., Flack, J., Wong, V., Yuen, L., Eagleton, C., Graham, D., Lagstrom, J., Wolmarans, L., Martin, M., Cheung, N., Padmanabhan, S., Rudland, V., Ross, G., Moses, R., Maple-Brown, L., Fulcher, I., Chemmanam, J., Nolan, C., Oats, J., Sweeting, A. and Simmons, D. (2021), 'The ADIPS pilot national diabetes in pregnancy benchmarking programme', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol 18, no 9 .
  • Sorensen, A., Poppel, M., Desoye, G., Damm, P., Simmons, D., Jensen, D., Dalgaard, L., Corcoy, R., Adelantado, J., Kautzky-Willer, A., Harreiter, J., Mathiesen, E., Andersen, L., Dunne, F., Lapolla, A., Dalfra, M., Bertolotto, A., Jelsma, J., Galjaard, S., Wender-Oegowska, E., Zawiejska, A., Hill, D. and Devlieger, R. (2021), 'The predictive value of miR-16, -29a and -134 for early identification of gestational diabetes : a nested analysis of the DALI cohort', Cells, vol 10, no 1 .
  • Meek, C., Lindsay, R., Scott, E., Aiken, C., Myers, J., Reynolds, R., Simmons, D., Yamamoto, J., McCance, D. and Murphy, H. (2021), 'Approaches to screening for hyperglycaemia in pregnant women during and after the COVID-19 pandemic', Diabetic Medicine, vol 38, no 1 .
  • Immanuel, J., Simmons, D., Harreiter, J., Desoye, G., Corcoy, R., Adelantado, J., Devlieger, R., Lapolla, A., Dalfra, M., Bertolotto, A., Wender-Ozegowska, E., Zawiejska, A., Dunne, F., Damm, P., Mathiesen, E., Jensen, D., Andersen, L., Hill, D., Jelsma, J., Kautzky-Willer, A., Galjaard, S., Snoek, F. and van-Poppel, M. (2021), 'Metabolic phenotypes of early gestational diabetes mellitus and their association with adverse pregnancy outcomes', Diabetic Medicine, vol 38, no 2 .
  • Yu, D., Cai, Y., Graffy, J., Holman, D., Zhao, Z. and Simmons, D. (2021), 'Association between systolic blood pressure and cardiovascular inpatient cost moderated by peer-support intervention among adult patients with type 2 diabetes : a 2-cohort study', Canadian Journal of Diabetes, vol 45, no 2 , pp 179 - 185.
  • Yu, D., Wang, Z., Zhang, X., Qu, B., Cai, Y., Ma, S., Zhao, Z. and Simmons, D. (2021), 'Remnant cholesterol and cardiovascular mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes and incident diabetic nephropathy', Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol 106, no 12 , pp 3546 - 3554.
  • Ndwiga, D., McBride, K., Simmons, D., Thompson, R., Reath, J., Abbott, P., Alofivae-Doorbinia, O., Patu, P., Vaovasa, A. and MacMillan, F. (2021), 'Using community based research frameworks to develop and implement a church-based program to prevent diabetes and its complications for Samoan communities in South Western Sydney', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol 18, no 17 .
  • Ahmed, M., Tannous, K., Agho, K., Henshaw, F., Turner, D. and Simmons, D. (2021), 'Prevalence and burden of diabetes-related foot disease in New South Wales, Australia : evidence from the 45 and Up Study survey data linked with Health Services data', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol 18, no 21 .
  • Ahmed, M., Tannous, K., Agho, K., Henshaw, F., Turner, D. and Simmons, D. (2021), 'Social determinants of diabetes-related foot disease among older adults in New South Wales, Australia : evidence from a population-based study', Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, vol 14, no 1 .
  • Gao, T., Agho, K., Piya, M., Piya, M., Simmons, D. and Osuagwu, U. (2021), 'Analysis of in-hospital mortality among people with and without diabetes in South Western Sydney public hospitals (2014-2017)', BMC Public Health, vol 21, no 1 .
  • Osuagwu, U., Sharma, S., Silva, D., Saunders, J., Pillay, J., Piya, M. and Simmons, D. (2021), 'Assessment of diabetes knowledge, screening and uptake of community diabetes programs in a peri-urban region in Australia', Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome, vol 15, no 5 .
  • Sritharan, A., Osuagwu, U., Ratnaweera, M. and Simmons, D. (2021), 'Eight-year retrospective study of young adults in a diabetes transition clinic', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol 18, no 23 .
  • Kemp, W., Clayton-Chubb, D., Majeed, A., Glenister, K., Magliano, D., Lubel, J., Bourke, L., Simmons, D. and Roberts, S. (2021), 'Impact of renaming NAFLD to MAFLD in an Australian regional cohort : results from a prospective population-based study', Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, , pp 395 - 403.
  • Yu, D., Cai, Y., Osuagwu, U., Pickering, K., Baker, J., Cutfield, R., Jansen, R., Orr-Walker, B., Sundborn, G., Zhao, Z. and Simmons, D. (2021), 'Metabolic profiles of Maori, Pacific, and European New Zealanders with type 2 diabetes over 25 years', Diabetes Care, vol 44, no 10 , pp 183 - 185.
  • Roberts, S., Majeed, A., Glenister, K., Magliano, D., Lubel, J., Bourke, L., Simmons, D. and Kemp, W. (2021), 'Prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in regional Victoria : a prospective population-based study', Medical Journal of Australia, vol 215, no 2 , pp 77 - 82.
  • Estrella, J., Wiley, V. and Simmons, D. (2021), 'Immunoreactive trypsinogen and free carnitine changes on newborn screening after birth in patients who develop type 1 diabetes', Nutrients, vol 13, no 10 .
  • Marino, R., Glenister, K., Bourke, L., Morgan, M., Atala-Acevedo, C. and Simmons, D. (2021), 'Patterns of use of oral health care services in Australian rural adults : the Crossroads-II Dental sub-study', Australian Dental Journal, vol 66, no 4 , pp 397 - 405.
  • Pease, A., Andrikopoulos, S., Abraham, M., Craig, M., Fenton, B., Overland, J., Price, S., Simmons, D. and Ross, G. (2021), 'Utilisation, access and recommendations regarding technologies for people living with type 1 diabetes : consensus statement of the ADS/ADEA/APEG/ADIPS Working Group', Medical Journal of Australia, vol 215, no 10 , pp 473 - 478.
  • Taumoepeau, J., Knight-Agarwal, C., Tu?i, E., Jani, R., Osuagwu, U. and Simmons, D. (2021), 'Living with type 2 diabetes mellitus in the Kingdom of Tonga : a qualitative investigation of the barriers and enablers to lifestyle management', BMC Public Health, vol 21, no 1 .
  • Hohenberg, M., Metri, N., Firdaus, R., Simmons, D. and Steiner, G. (2021), 'What we need as we get older : needs assessment for the development of a community geriatrics service in an Australian context', BMC Geriatrics, vol 21, no 1 .
  • Estrella, J., Wiley, V., Simmons, D., Hng, T. and McLean, M. (2021), 'Effect of Maternal Metformin Treatment in Pregnancy on Neonatal Metabolism: Evidence From Newborn Metabolic Screening', Diabetes Care, vol 44, no 11 , pp 2536 - 2541.
  • Heisler, M., Simmons, D. and Piatt, G. (2021), 'Update on approaches to improve delivery and quality of care for people with diabetes', Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America, vol 50, no 3 , pp 1 - 20.
  • Corcoy, R., Mendoza, L., Simmons, D., Desoye, G., Adelantado, J., Chico, A., Devlieger, R., Assche, A., Galjaard, S., Timmerman, D., Lapolla, A., Dalfra, M., Bertolotto, A., Harreiter, J., Wender-Ozegowska, E., Zawiejska, A., Kautzky-Willer, A., Dunne, F., Damm, P., Mathiesen, E., Jensen, D., Andersen, L., Tanvig, M., Hill, D., Jelsma, J., Snoek, F., Kofeler, H., Trotzmuller, M., Lips, P. and Poppel, M. (2020), 'The DALI vitamin D randomized controlled trial for gestational diabetes mellitus prevention : no major benefit shown besides vitamin D sufficiency', Clinical Nutrition, vol 39, no 3 , pp 976 - 984.
  • Ndwiga, D., McBride, K., Simmons, D. and MacMillan, F. (2020), 'Diabetes, its risk factors and readiness to change lifestyle behaviours among Australian Samoans living in Sydney : baseline data for church-wide interventions', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol 31, no 2 , pp 268 - 278.
  • Hockey, K., Blackhall, C., Simmons, D., MacMillan, F. and Simmons, D. (2020), 'Wollondilly diabetes programme : consumer evaluation of a pilot patient passport template', Australian Journal of Rural Health, vol 28, no 1 , pp 89 - 91.
  • Zeried, F., Alshalan, F., Simmons, D. and Osuagwu, U. (2020), 'Visual impairment among adults in Saudi Arabia', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol 103, no 6 , pp 858 - 864.
  • Ndwiga, D., Macmillan, F., McBride, K., Thompson, R., Reath, J., Alofivae-Doorbinia, O., Abbott, P., McCafferty, C., Aghajani, M., Rush, E. and Simmons, D. (2020), 'Outcomes of a church-based lifestyle intervention among Australian Samoans in Sydney : Le Taeao Afua diabetes prevention program', Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, vol 160 .
  • Osuagwu, U., Webb, F. and Simmons, D. (2020), 'Diabetes detection and communication among patients admitted through the emergency department of a public hospital', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol 17, no 3 .
  • Sina, M., Cade, T., Flack, J., Nolan, C., Rajagopal, R., Wong, V., Burcher, L., Barry, A., Gianatti, E., McCarthy, A., McNamara, C., Mickelson, M., Hughes, R., Jones, T., Latino, C., McIntyre, D., Price, S. and Simmons, D. (2020), 'Antenatal models of care for women with gestational diabetes mellitus : vignettes from an international meeting', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol 60, no 5 , pp 720 - 728.
  • Kristensen, K., Wangel, A., Katsarou, A., Shaat, N., Simmons, D., Fadl, H. and Berntorp, K. (2020), 'Diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus with point-of-care methods for glucose versus hospital laboratory method using isotope dilution gas chromatography-mass spectrometry as reference', Journal of Diabetes Research, vol 2020 .
  • Hilden, K., Magnuson, A., Hanson, U., Simmons, D. and Fadl, H. (2020), 'Trends in pregnancy outcomes for women with gestational diabetes mellitus in Sweden 1998-2012 : a nationwide cohort study', Diabetic Medicine, vol 37, no 12 , pp 2050 - 2057.
  • Meek, C., Devoy, B., Simmons, D., Patient, C., Aiken, A., Murphy, H. and Aiken, C. (2020), 'Seasonal variations in incidence and maternal-fetal outcomes of gestational diabetes', Diabetic Medicine, vol 37, no 4 , pp 674 - 680.
  • Reutens, A., Jandeleit-Dahm, K., Thomas, M., Salim, A., De Livera, A., Bach, L., Colman, P., Davis, T., Ekinci, E., Fulcher, G., Hamblin, P., Kotowicz, M., MacIsaac, R., Morbey, C., Simmons, D., Soldatos, G., Wittert, G., Wu, T., Cooper, M. and Shaw, J. (2020), 'A physician-initiated double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled, phase 2 study evaluating the efficacy and safety of inhibition of NADPH oxidase with the first-in-class Nox-1/4 inhibitor, GKT137831, in adults with type 1 diabetes and persistently elevated urinary albumin excretion : protocol and statistical considerations', Contemporary Clinical Trials, vol 90 .
  • Fuka, F., Osuagwu, U., Agho, K., Gyaneshwar, R., Naidu, S., Fong, J. and Simmons, D. (2020), 'Factors associated with macrosomia, hypoglycaemia and low Apgar score among Fijian women with gestational diabetes mellitus', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 20 .
  • Bunn, C., Harwood, E., Akhter, K. and Simmons, D. (2020), 'Integrating care : the work of diabetes care technicians in an integrated care initiative', BMC Health Services Research, vol 20, no 1 .
  • Lima, R., Desoye, G., Simmons, D., Devlieger, R., Galjaard, S., Corcoy, R., Adelantado, J., Dunne, F., Harreiter, J., Kautzky-Willer, A., Damm, P., Mathiesen, E., Jensen, D., Andersen, L., Tanvig, M., Lapolla, A., Dalfra, M., Bertolotto, A., Wender-Ozegowska, E., Zawiejska, A., Hill, D., Snoek, F., Jelsma, J. and Poppel, M. (2020), 'Temporal relationships between maternal metabolic parameters with neonatal adiposity in women with obesity differ by neonatal sex : secondary analysis of the DALI study', Pediatric Obesity, vol 15, no 7 .
  • Zarora, R., Jani, R., MacMillan, F., Pham, A., Dench, A. and Simmons, D. (2020), 'Challenges to introducing integrated diabetes care to an inner-regional area in South Western Sydney, Australia', International Journal of Integrated Care, vol 20, no 2 .
  • Wang, Z., Yu, D., Cai, Y., Ma, S., Zhao, B., Zhao, Z. and Simmons, D. (2020), 'Dialysate glucose response phenotypes during peritoneal equilibration test and their association with cardiovascular death : a cohort study', Medicine (Philadelphia), vol 99, no 21 .
  • Osuagwu, U., Fuka, F., Agho, K., Khan, A. and Simmons, D. (2020), 'Adverse maternal outcomes of Fijian women with gestational diabetes mellitus and the associated risk factors', Reproductive Sciences, vol 27 , pp 2029 - 2037.
  • Bahauddin, A., Sina, M. and Simmons, D. (2020), 'Association between the introduction of a structured form and the quality of diabetes in pregnancy clinic care', Internal Medicine Journal, vol 50, no 8 , pp 972 - 976.
  • Yu, D., Shang, J., Cai, Y., Wang, Z., Zhao, B., Zhao, Z. and Simmons, D. (2020), 'A low-cost laboratory-based method for predicting newly diagnosed biopsy-proven diabetic nephropathy in people with type 2 diabetes', Diabetic Medicine, vol 37, no 10 , pp 1728 - 1736.
  • Simmons, D. (2020), 'The benefits of the use of the new International Association of Diabetes in Pregnancy Study Groups guidelines for gestational diabetes mellitus', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol 60, no 3 , pp 486 - 488.
  • Gupta, K., Rajagopal, R., King, F. and Simmons, D. (2020), 'Complications of antenatal corticosteroids in infants born by early term scheduled cesarean section', Diabetes Care, vol 43, no 4 , pp 906 - 908.
  • Simmons, D., Rudland, V., Wong, V., Flack, J., Mackie, A., Ross, G., Coat, S., Dalal, R., Hague, W. and Cheung, N. (2020), 'Options for screening for gestational diabetes mellitus during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol 60, no 5 , pp 660 - 666.
  • Estrella, J., Immanuel, J., Wiley, V. and Simmons, D. (2020), 'Newborn screening samples for diabetes research : an underused resource', Cells, vol 9, no 10 .
  • Zhou, Y., Hambly, B., Simmons, D. and McLachlan, C. (2020), 'Sex-specific educational attainment is associated with telomere length in an Australian rural population', QJM, vol 113, no 7 , pp 469 - 473.
  • Harreiter, J., Fadl, H., Kautzky-Willer, A. and Simmons, D. (2020), 'Do women with diabetes need more intensive action for cardiovascular reduction than men with diabetes?', Current Diabetes Reports, vol 20, no 11 .
  • Glenister, K., Kemp, W., Tomic, D., Simmons, D. and Roberts, S. (2020), 'Prevalence of Hepatitis C and treatment uptake in regional Victoria', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol 44, no 6 , pp 514 - 516.
  • Simmons, D., Glenister, K., Magliano, D. and Bourke, L. (2020), 'Changes in prevalence of diabetes over 15 years in a rural Australian population : the Crossroads studies', Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, vol 170 .
  • Immanuel, J., Simmons, D., Desoye, G., Corcoy, R., Adelantado, J., Devlieger, R., Lapolla, A., Dalfra, M., Bertolotto, A., Harreiter, J., Wender-Ozegowska, E., Zawiejska, A., Dunne, F., Damm, P., Mathiesen, E., Jensen, D., Andersen, L., Hill, D., Jelsma, J., Snoek, F., Scharnagl, H., Galjaard, S., Kautzky-Willer, A. and Poppel, M. (2020), 'Performance of early pregnancy HbA1c for predicting gestational diabetes mellitus and adverse pregnancy outcomes in obese European women', Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, vol 168 .
  • Rudland, V., Price, S., Hughes, R., Barrett, H., Lagstrom, J., Porter, C., Britten, F., Glastras, S., Fulcher, I., Wein, P., Simmons, D., McIntyre, H. and Callaway, L. (2020), 'ADIPS 2020 guideline for pre-existing diabetes and pregnancy', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol 60, no 6 , pp 18 - 52.
  • Yu, D., Zhao, Z. and Simmons, D. (2020), 'Cardiovascular risks and bleeding with non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulant versus warfarin in patients with type 2 diabetes : a tapered matching cohort study', Cardiovascular Diabetology, vol 19, no 1 .
  • Simmons, D. (2020), 'The new gestational diabetes : treatment, evidence and consent', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol 60, no 5 , pp 816 - 817.
  • Feig, D., Donovan, L., Zinman, B., Sanchez, J., Asztalos, E., Ryan, E., Fantus, I., Hutton, E., Armson, A., Lipscombe, L., Simmons, D., Barrett, J., Karanicolas, P., Tobin, S., McIntyre, H., Tian, S., Tomlinson, G. and Murphy, K. (2020), 'Metformin in women with type 2 diabetes in pregnancy (MiTy) : a multicentre, international, randomised, placebo-controlled trial', Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, vol 8, no 10 , pp 834 - 844.
  • Egan, A. and Simmons, D. (2019), 'Lessons learned from lifestyle prevention trials in gestational diabetes mellitus', Diabetic Medicine, vol 36, no 2 , pp 142 - 150.
  • Poppel, M., Jelsma, J., Simmons, D., Devlieger, R., Jans, G., Galjaard, S., Corcoy, R., Adelantado, J., Dunne, F., Harreiter, J., Kautzky-Willer, A., Damm, P., Mathiesen, E., Jensen, D., Andersen, L., Tanvig, M., Lapolla, A., Dalfra, M., Bertolotto, A., Wender-Ozegowska, E., Zawiejska, A., Hill, D., Desoye, G. and Snoek, F. (2019), 'Mediators of lifestyle behaviour changes in obese pregnant women : secondary analyses from the DALI Lifestyle randomised controlled trial', Nutrients, vol 11, no 2 .
  • Dearie, C., Dubois, S., Simmons, D., MacMillan, F. and McBride, K. (2019), 'A qualitative exploration of Fijian perceptions of diabetes : identifying opportunities for prevention and management', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol 16, no 7 .
  • Hilden, K., Hanson, U., Persson, M., Magnuson, A., Simmons, D. and Fadl, H. (2019), 'Gestational diabetes and adiposity are independent risk factors for perinatal outcomes : a population based cohort study in Sweden', Diabetic Medicine, vol 36, no 2 , pp 151 - 157.
  • Shahab, Y., Alofivae-Doorbinnia, O., Reath, J., MacMillan, F., Simmons, D., McBride, K. and Abbott, P. (2019), 'Samoan migrants' perspectives on diabetes : a qualitative study', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol 30, no 3 , pp 317 - 323.
  • Poppel, M., Simmons, D., Devlieger, R., Assche, A., Jans, G., Galjaard, S., Corcoy, R., Adelantado, J., Dunne, F., Harreiter, J., Kautzky-Willer, A., Damm, P., Mathiesen, E., Jensen, D., Andersen, L., Tanvig, M., Lapolla, A., Dalfra, M., Bertolotto, A., Wender-Ozegowska, E., Zawiejska, A., Hill, D., Snoek, F., Jelsma, J. and Desoye, G. (2019), 'A reduction in sedentary behaviour in obese women during pregnancy reduces neonatal adiposity : the DALI randomised controlled trial', Diabetologia, vol 62, no 6 , pp 915 - 925.
  • Ndwiga, D., MacMillan, F., McBride, K., Alofivae-Doorbinnia, O., Reath, J., Abbott, P. and Simmons, D. (2019), 'Outcomes of a church-based lifestyle intervention among Australian Samoans living in South Western Sydney (SWS) : a pilot study', Diabetes, vol 68, no Suppl. 1 .
  • Gupta, A., Taylor, F., O?Sullivan, T. and Simmons, D. (2019), 'Characteristics of young adults with multiple episodes of diabetic ketoacidosis', Internal Medicine Journal, vol 49, no 7 , pp 911 - 914.
  • Harreiter, J., Simmons, D., Desoye, G., Corcoy, R., Adelantado, J., Devlieger, R., Galjaard, S., Damm, P., Mathiesen, E., Jensen, D., Andersen, L., Dunne, F., Lapolla, A., Dalfra, M., Bertolotto, A., Wender-Ozegowska, E., Zawiejska, A., Mantaj, U., Hill, D., Jelsma, J., Snoek, F., Leutner, M., Lackinger, C., Worda, C., Bancher-Todesca, D., Scharnagl, H., Poppel, M. and Kautzky-Willer, A. (2019), 'Nutritional lifestyle intervention in obese pregnant women, including lower carbohydrate intake, is associated with increased maternal free fatty acids, 3-beta-Hydroxybutyrate, and fasting glucose concentrations : a secondary factorial analysis of the European Multicenter, Randomized Controlled DALI Lifestyle Intervention Trial', Diabetes Care, vol 42, no 8 , pp 1380 - 1389.
  • Yan, Z., Yu, D., Cai, Y., Shang, J., Qin, R., Xiao, J., Zhao, B., Zhao, Z. and Simmons, D. (2019), 'Triglyceride glucose index predicting cardiovascular mortality in Chinese initiating peritoneal dialysis : a cohort study', Kidney and Blood Pressure Research, vol 44, no 4 , pp 669 - 678.
  • Prentice, P., Olga, L., Petry, C., Simmons, D., Murphy, H., Hughes, I., Acerini, C., Ong, K. and Dunger, D. (2019), 'Reduced size at birth and persisting reductions in adiposity in recent, compared with earlier, cohorts of infants born to mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus', Diabetologia, vol 62, no 11 , pp 1977 - 1987.
  • Harreiter, J., Desoye, G., Poppel, M., Kautzy-Willer, A., Dunne, F., Corcoy, R., Devlieger, R., Simmons, D., Adelantado, J., Damm, P., Mathiesen, E., Jensen, D., Anderson, L., Lapolla, A., Dalfra, M., Bertolotto, A., Wender-Ozegowska, E., Zawiejska, A., Hill, D. and Snoek, F. (2019), 'The effects of lifestyle and/or vitamin D supplementation interventions on pregnancy outcomes : what have we learned from the DALI studies?', Current Diabetes Reports, vol 19, no 12 .
  • Thevarajah, A. and Simmons, D. (2019), 'Risk factors and outcomes for neonatal hypoglycaemia and neonatal hyperbilirubinaemia in pregnancies complicated by gestational diabetes mellitus : a single centre retrospective 3-year review', Diabetic Medicine, vol 36, no 9 , pp 1109 - 1117.
  • Fadl, H., Saeedi, M., Montgomery, S., Magnuson, A., Schwarcz, E., Berntorp, K., Sengpiel, V., Storck-Lindholm, E., Strevens, H., Wikstrom, A., Brismar-Wendel, S., Persson, M., Jansson, S., Ahlsson, F., Ursing, C., Ryen, L., Petersson, K., Wennerholm, U., Hilden, K. and Simmons, D. (2019), 'Changing diagnostic criteria for gestational diabetes in Sweden : a stepped wedge national cluster randomised controlled trial : the CDC4G study protocol', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 19, no 1 .
  • Glenister, K., Bourke, L., Terry, D. and Simmons, D. (2019), 'Chronic ill health in a regional Victoria setting : a 13-year comparison', Australian Journal of Rural Health, vol 27, no 6 , pp 527 - 534.
  • Yu, D., Shang, J., Cai, Y., Wang, Z., Zhang, X., Zhao, B., Zhao, Z. and Simmons, D. (2019), 'Derivation and external validation of a risk prediction algorithm to estimate future risk of cardiovascular death among patients with type 2 diabetes and incident diabetic nephropathy : prospective cohort study', BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care, vol 7, no 1 , pp 1 - 11.
  • Shang, J., Yu, D., Cai, Y., Wang, Z., Zhao, B., Zhao, Z. and Simmons, D. (2019), 'The triglyceride glucose index can predict newly diagnosed biopsy-proven diabetic nephropathy in type 2 diabetes : a nested case control study', Medicine (Philadelphia), vol 98, no 46 .
  • Yuen, L., Saeedi, P., Riaz, M., Karuranga, S., Divakar, H., Levitt, N., Yang, X. and Simmons, D. (2019), 'Projections of the prevalence of hyperglycaemia in pregnancy in 2019 and beyond : results from the International Diabetes Federation Diabetes Atlas, 9th edition', Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, vol 157 .
  • Glenister, K. and Simmons, D. (2019), 'Hearing loss and access to audiology services in rural Victoria : findings from the crossroads study', Noise & Health, vol 21, no 102 , pp 217 - 222.
  • Yu, D., Cai, Y., Graffy, J., Holman, D., Zhao, Z. and Simmons, D. (2018), 'Development and external validation of risk scores for cardiovascular hospitalisation and rehospitalization in patients with diabetes', Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol 103, no 3 , pp 1122 - 1129.
  • Yu, D., Cai, Y., Chen, Y., Chen, T., Qin, R., Simmons, D. and Zhao, Z. (2018), 'Development and validation of risk prediction models for cardiovascular mortality in Chinese people initialising peritoneal dialysis : a cohort study', Scientific Reports, vol 8 .
  • Broekhuizen, K., Simmons, D., Devlieger, R., Assche, A., Jans, G., Galjaard, S., Corcoy, R., Adelantado, J., Dunne, F., Desoye, G., Harreiter, J., Kautzky-Willer, A., Damm, P., Mathiesen, E., Jensen, D., Andersen, L., Lapolla, A., Dalfra, M., Bertolotto, A., Wender-Ozegowska, E., Zawiejska, A., Hill, D., Snoek, F., Jelsma, J., Bosmans, J., Poppel, M. and Dongen, J. (2018), 'Cost-effectiveness of healthy eating and/or physical activity promotion in pregnant women at increased risk of gestational diabetes mellitus : economic evaluation alongside the DALI study, a European multicenter randomized controlled trial', International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, vol 15, no 1 .
  • Yu, D., Graffy, J., Holman, D., Robins, P., Cai, Y., Zhao, Z. and Simmons, D. (2018), 'Impact of peer support on inpatient and outpatient payments among people with Type 2 diabetes : a prospective cohort study', Diabetic Medicine, vol 35 , pp 789 - 797.
  • Ndwiga, D., MacMillan, F., McBride, K. and Simmons, D. (2018), 'Lifestyle interventions for people with, and at risk of type 2 diabetes in Polynesian communities : a systematic review and meta-analysis', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol 15, no 5 .
  • Simmons, D., Nema, J., Parton, C., Vizza, L., Robertson, A., Rajagopal, R., Ussher, J. and Perz, J. (2018), 'The treatment of booking gestational diabetes mellitus (TOBOGM) pilot randomised controlled trial', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 18, no 1 .
  • Zhang, X., Yu, D., Cai, Y., Shang, J., Qin, R., Xiao, J., Tian, X., Zhao, Z. and Simmons, D. (2018), 'Dose-response between cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular mortality among incident peritoneal dialysis patients', Kidney and Blood Pressure Research, vol 43, no 2 , pp 628 - 638.
  • Simmons, D., Hague, W., Teede, H., Cheung, N., Hibbert, E., Nolan, C., Peek, M., Girosi, F., Cowell, C., Wong, V., Flack, J., McLean, M., Dalal, R., Robertson, A. and Rajagopal, R. (2018), 'Hyperglycaemia in early pregnancy : the Treatment of Booking Gestational diabetes Mellitus (TOBOGM) study : a randomised controlled trial', Medical Journal of Australia, vol 209, no 9 , pp 11 - 16.
  • Glenister, K., Bourke, L., Bolitho, L., Wright, S., Roberts, S., Kemp, W., Rhode, L., Bhat, R., Tremper, S., Magliano, D., Morgan, M., Marino, R., Adam, W. and Simmons, D. (2018), 'Longitudinal study of health, disease and access to care in rural Victoria : the Crossroads-II study : methods', BMC Public Health, vol 18 .
  • Zhanga, X., Yu, D., Cai, Y., Shang, J., Qin, R., Tian, X., Zhao, Z. and Simmons, D. (2018), 'Derivation and validation of risk scores to predict cerebrovascular mortality among incident peritoneal dialysis patients', Kidney and Blood Pressure Research, vol 43, no 4 , pp 1141 - 1148.
  • Sina, M., Graffy, J. and Simmons, D. (2018), 'Associations between barriers to self-care and diabetes complications among patients with type 2 diabetes', Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, vol 141 , pp 126 - 131.
  • Akhter, K., Turnbull, T. and Simmons, D. (2018), 'A systematic review of parent/peer-based group interventions for adolescents with type 1 diabetes : interventions based on theoretical/therapeutic frameworks', The British Journal of Diabetes, vol 18, no 2 , pp 51 - 65.
  • Immanuel, J. and Simmons, D. (2018), 'A perspective on the accuracy of blood glucose meters during pregnancy', Diabetes Care, vol 41, no 10 , pp 2053 - 2058.
  • Wexler, D., Powe, C., Barbour, L., Buchanan, T., Coustan, D., Corcoy, R., Damm, P., Dunne, F., Feig, D., Ferrara, A., Harper, L., Landon, M., Meltzer, S., Metzger, B., Roeder, H., Rowan, J., Sacks, D., Simmons, D., Umans, J. and Catalano, P. (2018), 'Research gaps in gestational diabetes mellitus : executive summary of a National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Workshop', Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol 132, no 2 , pp 496 - 505.
  • Sina, M., MacMillan, F., Dune, T., Balasuriya, N., Khouri, N., Nguyen, N., Jongvisal, V., Lay, X. and Simmons, D. (2018), 'Development of an integrated, district-wide approach to pre-pregnancy management for women with pre-existing diabetes in a multi-ethnic population', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 18, no 1 .
  • Jani, R., Rush, E., Crook, N. and Simmons, D. (2018), 'Availability and price of healthier food choices and association with obesity prevalence in New Zealand Maori', Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol 27, no 6 , pp 1357 - 1365.
  • Saeedi, M., Hanson, U., Simmons, D. and Fadl, H. (2018), 'Characteristics of different risk factors and fasting plasma glucose for identifying GDM when using IADPSG criteria : a cross-sectional study', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 18, no 1 .
  • Yuen, L., Wong, V. and Simmons, D. (2018), 'Ethnic disparities in gestational diabetes', Current Diabetes Reports, vol 18, no 9 .
  • Yu, D., Yang, W., Chen, T., Cai, Y., Zhao, Z. and Simmons, D. (2018), 'Hypertriglyceridemic-waist is more predictive of abnormal liver and renal function in an Australian population than a Chinese population', Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, vol 12, no 5 , pp 438 - 444.
  • Yu, D., Cai, Y., Graffy, J., Holman, D., Zhao, Z. and Simmons, D. (2018), 'Derivation and external validation of risk algorithms for cerebrovascular (re)hospitalisation in patients with type 2 diabetes : two cohorts study', Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, vol 144 , pp 74 - 81.
  • Yu, D., Cai, Y., Qin, R., Graffy, J., Holman, D., Zhao, Z. and Simmons, D. (2018), 'Total/high density lipoprotein cholesterol and cardiovascular disease (re)hospitalization nadir in type 2 diabetes', Journal of Lipid Research, vol 59, no 9 , pp 1745 - 1750.
  • Simmons, D., Devlieger, R., Assche, A., Galjaard, S., Corcoy, R., Adelantado, J., Dunne, F., Desoye, G., Kautzky-Willer, A., Damm, P., Mathiesen, E., Jensen, D., Andersen, L., Lapolla, A., Dalfra, M., Bertolotto, A., Wender-Ozegowska, E., Zawiejska, A., Hill, D., Snoek, F. and Poppel, M. (2018), 'Association between gestational weight gain, gestational diabetes risk, and obstetric outcomes : a randomized controlled trial post hoc analysis', Nutrients, vol 10, no 11 .
  • Mendoza, L., Harreiter, J., Simmons, D., Desoye, G., Adelantado, J., Juarez, F., Chico, A., Devlieger, R., Assche, A., Galjaard, S., Damm, P., Mathiesen, E., Jensen, D., Andersen, L., Tanvig, M., Lapolla, A., Dalfra, M., Bertolotto, A., Mantaj, U., Wender-Ozegowska, E., Zawiejska, A., Hill, D., Jelsma, J., Snoek, F., Poppel, M., Worda, C., Bancher-Todesca, D., Kautzky-Willer, A., Dunne, F. and Corcoy, R. (2018), 'Risk factors for hyperglycemia in pregnancy in the DALI study differ by period of pregnancy and OGTT time point', European Journal of Endocrinology, vol 179, no 1 , pp 39 - 49.
  • Tinago, C., Ingram, L., Frongillo, E., Blake, C., Engelsmann, B. and Simmons, D. (2018), 'Understanding Conceptualizations of Pregnancy and Planning for Pregnancy Among Adolescent Girls and Young Women in Harare, Zimbabwe', Qualitative Health Research, vol 28, no 9 , pp 1509 - 1519.
  • Simmons, D., Hartnell, S., Davenport, K. and Jenaway, A. (2017), 'Risk factors for recurrent admissions with diabetic ketoacidosis : importance of mental health', Diabetic Medicine, vol 34 , pp 451 - 451.
  • Backholer, K., Hirakawa, Y., Tonkin, A., Giles, G., Magliano, D., Colagiuri, S., Harris, M., Mitchell, P., Nelson, M., Shaw, J., Simmons, D., Simons, L., Taylor, A., Harding, J., Gopinath, B. and Woodward, M. (2017), 'Development of an Australian cardiovascular disease mortality risk score using multiple imputation and recalibration from national statistics', BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, vol 17, no 1 .
  • Akhter, K., Bunn, C., Graffy, J., Donald, S., Ward, C. and Simmons, D. (2017), 'Empowerment-based education for established type 2 diabetes in rural England', Practical Diabetes, vol 34, no 3 , pp 83 - 88.
  • Simmons, D., Devlieger, R., Assche, A., Jans, G., Galjaard, S., Corcoy, R., Adelantado, J., Dunne, F., Desoye, G., Harreiter, J., Kautzky-Willer, A., Damm, P., Mathiesen, E., Jensen, D., Andersen, L., Lapolla, A., Dalfra, M., Bertolotto, A., Wender-Ozegowska, E., Zawiejska, A., Hill, D., Snoek, F., Jelsma, J. and Poppel, M. (2017), 'Effect of physical activity and/or healthy eating on GDM risk : the DALI lifestyle study', Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol 102, no 3 , pp 903 - 913.
  • Simmons, D., Kumar, S., Crook, N. and Rush, E. (2017), 'Diabetes among Maori women with self-reported past gestational diabetes mellitus in a New Zealand Maori community', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol 57, no 6 , pp 599 - 603.
  • Yu, D., Chen, T., Cai, Y., Zhao, Z. and Simmons, D. (2017), 'Association between pulmonary function and renal function : findings from China and Australia', BMC Nephrology, vol 18, no 1 .
  • Hohenberg, M., Simmons, D., Steiner, G., Pile, K., Derrett, A. and Ilyas, M. (2017), 'What we need as we get older : perceptions of elders, carers and community healthcare providers in the Macarthur region of Sydney', Australasian Journal on Ageing, vol 36, no Suppl. S2 , pp 35 - 35.
  • Zhou, Y., Simmons, D., Lai, D., Hambly, B. and McLachlan, C. (2017), 'rs9939609 FTO genotype associations with FTO methylation level influences body mass and telomere length in an Australian rural population', International Journal of Obesity, vol 41, no 9 , pp 1427 - 1433.
  • Gupta, K., Estrella, J., Rajagopal, R., Shanmugalingam, P. and Simmons, D. (2017), 'An acute phase reaction with intravenous bisphosphonate use in a patient with recently diagnosed Graves' disease', Clinical Case Reports, vol 5, no 8 , pp 1226 - 1229.
  • Wingate, L., Graffy, J., Holman, D. and Simmons, D. (2017), 'Can peer support be cost saving? : an economic evaluation of RAPSID : a randomized controlled trial of peer support in diabetes compared to usual care alone in East of England communities', BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care, vol 5 .
  • Immanuel, J. and Simmons, D. (2017), 'Screening and treatment for early-onset gestational diabetes mellitus : a systematic review and meta-analysis', Current Diabetes Reports, vol 17, no 11 .
  • Simmons, D. and Zgibor, J. (2017), 'Should we screen for type 2 diabetes among asymptomatic individuals? : yes', Diabetologia, vol 60, no 11 , pp 2148 - 2152.
  • Jelsma, J., Simmons, D., Gobat, N., Rollnick, S., Blumska, K., Jans, G., Galjaard, S., Desoye, G., Corcoy, R., Juarez, F., Kautzky-Willer, A., Harreiter, J., Assche, A., Devlieger, R., Timmerman, D., Hill, D., Damm, P., Mathiesen, E., Wender-Ozegowska, E., Zawiejska, A., Lapolla, A., Dalfra, M., Del Prato, S., Bertolotto, A., Dunne, F., Jensen, D., Andersen, L., Snoek, F. and Poppel, M. (2017), 'Is a motivational interviewing based lifestyle intervention for obese pregnant women across Europe implemented as planned? : process evaluation of the DALI study', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 17, no 1 , pp 1 - 14.
  • Egan, A., Vellinga, A., Harreiter, J., Simmons, D., Desoye, G., Corcoy, R., Adelantado, J., Devlieger, R., Assche, A., Galjaard, S., Damm, P., Mathiesen, E., Jensen, D., Andersen, L., Lapolla, A., Dalfra, M., Bertolotto, A., Mantaj, U., Wender-Ozegowska, E., Zawiejska, A., Hill, D., Jelsma, J., Snoek, F., Worda, C., Bancher-Todesca, D., Poppel, M., Kautzky-Willer, A. and Dunne, F. (2017), 'Epidemiology of gestational diabetes mellitus according to IADPSG/WHO 2013 criteria among obese pregnant women in Europe', Diabetologia, vol 60, no 10 , pp 1913 - 1921.
  • Williams, M., Cairns, S., Simmons, D. and Rush, E. (2017), 'Face-to-face versus telephone delivery of the Green Prescription for Maori and New Zealand Europeans with type-2 diabetes mellitus : influence on participation and health outcomes', New Zealand Medical Journal, vol 130 , pp 71 - 79.
  • Sattler, M., Jelsma, J., Bogaerts, A., Simmons, D., Desoye, G., Corcoy, R., Adelantado, J., Kautzky-Willer, A., Harreiter, J., Assche, F., Devlieger, R., Jans, G., Galjaard, S., Hill, D., Damm, P., Mathiesen, E., Wender-Ozegowska, E., Zawiejska, A., Blumska, K., Lapolla, A., Dalfra, M., Bertolotto, A., Dunne, F., Jensen, D., Andersen, L., Snoek, F. and Poppel, M. (2017), 'Correlates of poor mental health in early pregnancy in obese European women', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 17, no 1 .
  • Yu, D., Yang, W., Cai, Y., Zhao, Z. and Simmons, D. (2017), 'Population-level impact of diabetes integrated care on commissioner payments for inpatient care among people with type 2 diabetes in Cambridgeshire : a postintervention cohort follow-up study', BMJ Open, vol 7, no 12 .
  • Simmons, D., Jani, R., MacMillan, F., Derek-Smith, K., Pham, A., Fernandes, B., Zarora, R., Alexander, R., Khoo, C. and Dench, A. (2017), 'The Wollondilly Diabetes Programme : a developing model of diabetes integrated care', International Journal of Integrated Care, vol 18, no Suppl. 1 , pp 39 - 39.
  • Harding, J., Sooriyakumaran, M., Anstey, K., Adams, R., Balkau, B., Brennan-Olsen, S., Briffa, T., Davis, T., Simmons, D. and et al, .. (2016), 'Hypertension, antihypertensive treatment and cancer incidence and mortality : a pooled collaborative analysis of 12 Australian and New Zealand cohorts', Journal of Hypertension, vol 34, no 1 , pp 149 - 155.
  • Ghorani, E., Evans, M. and Simmons, D. (2016), 'HHS in type 1 diabetes associated with medication overdose : can counter-regulatory hormone suppression prevent diabetic ketoacidosis?', Practical Diabetes, vol 33, no 2 , pp 54 - 56.
  • Meek, C., Murphy, H. and Simmons, D. (2016), 'Random plasma glucose in early pregnancy is a better predictor of gestational diabetes diagnosis than maternal obesity', Diabetologia, vol 59, no 3 , pp 445 - 452.
  • Yu, D., Chen, T., Qin, R., Cai, Y., Jiang, Z., Zhao, Z. and Simmons, D. (2016), 'Association between lung capacity and abnormal glucose metabolism : findings from China and Australia', Clinical Endocrinology, vol 37, no 45 , pp 85 - 1.
  • Yu, D., Zhao, Z. and Simmons, D. (2016), 'Interaction between mean arterial pressure and HbA1c in prediction of cardiovascular disease hospitalisation : a population-based case-control study', Journal of Diabetes Research, vol 2016 .
  • Simmons, D. (2016), 'Use of liraglutide in type 1 diabetes : implications for management', The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, vol 4, no 3 , pp 190 - 191.
  • Fadl, H. and Simmons, D. (2016), 'Trends in diabetes in pregnancy in Sweden 1998-2012', BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care, vol 4 .
  • Zhou, Y., Simmons, D., Hambly, B. and McLachlan, C. (2016), 'Interactions between UCP2 SNPs and telomere length exist in the absence of diabetes or pre-diabetes', Scientific Reports, vol 6 .
  • Harreiter, J., Simmons, D., Desoye, G., Corcoy, R., Adelantado, J., Devlieger, R., Assche, A., Galjaard, S., Damm, P. and et al, .. (2016), 'IADPSG and WHO 2013 gestational diabetes mellitus criteria identify obese women with marked insulin resistance in early pregnancy', Diabetes Care, vol 39, no 7 , pp 90 - 92.
  • Devers, M., Campbell, S. and Simmons, D. (2016), 'Influence of age on the prevalence and components of the metabolic syndrome and the association with cardiovascular disease', BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care, vol 4, no 1 .
  • Akhter, K., Turnbull, T. and Simmons, D. (2016), 'Influences of social issues on type 1 diabetes self-management : are we doing enough?', Practical Diabetes, vol 33, no 9 , pp 307 - 312.
  • Jelsma, J., Leeuwen, K., Oostdam, N., Bunn, C., Simmons, D., Desoye, G., Corcoy, R., Adelantado, J., Kautzky-Willer, A., Harreiter, J., Assche, A., Devlieger, R., Timmerman, D., Hill, D., Damm, P., Mathiesen, E., Wender-Ozegowska, E., Zawiejska, A., Rebollo, P., Lapolla, A., Dalfra, M., Del Prato, S., Bertolotto, A., Dunne, F., Jensen, D., Andersen, L., Snoek, F. and Poppel, M. (2016), 'Beliefs, barriers, and preferences of European overweight women to adopt a healthier lifestyle in pregnancy to minimize risk of developing gestational diabetes mellitus : an explorative study', Journal of Pregnancy, vol 2016 .
  • Stewart, Z., Wilinska, M., Hartnell, S., Temple, R., Rayman, G., Stanley, K., Simmons, D., Law, G., Scott, E., Hovorka, R. and Murphy, H. (2016), 'Closed-loop insulin delivery during pregnancy in women with type 1 diabetes', New England Journal of Medicine, vol 375, no 7 , pp 644 - 654.
  • Simmons, D. (2015), 'Excess deaths in women with type 1 diabetes : time to act', The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, vol 3, no 3 , pp 164 - 165.
  • Kowitt, S., Urlaub, D., Guzman-Corrales, L., Mayer, M., Ballesteros, J., Graffy, J., Simmons, D., Cummings, D. and Fisher, E. (2015), 'Emotional support for diabetes management : an international cross-cultural study', Diabetes Educator, vol 41, no 3 , pp 291 - 300.
  • Simmons, D., Deakin, T., Walsh, N., Turner, B., Lawrence, S., Priest, L., George, S., Vanterpool, G., McArdle, J., Rylance, A., Terry, G. and Little, P. (2015), 'Competency frameworks in diabetes', Diabetic Medicine, vol 32, no 5 , pp 576 - 584.
  • Simmons, D., Prevost, A., Bunn, C., Holman, D., Parker, R., Cohn, S., Donald, S., Paddison, C., Ward, C., Robins, P. and Graffy, J. (2015), 'Impact of community based peer support in type 2 diabetes : a cluster randomised controlled trial of individual and/or group approaches', PLoS One, vol 10, no 3 .
  • Simmons, D. (2015), 'Safety considerations with pharmacological treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus', Drug Safety, vol 38, no 1 , pp 65 - 78.
  • Simmons, D. (2015), 'Prevention of gestational diabetes mellitus : where are we now?', Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, vol 17, no 9 , pp 824 - 834.
  • Yu, D. and Simmons, D. (2015), 'Association between pulse pressure and risk of hospital admissions for cardiovascular events among people with type 2 diabetes : a population-based case-control study', Diabetic Medicine, vol 32, no 9 , pp 1201 - 1206.
  • Harding, J., Shaw, J., Anstey, K., Adams, R., Balkau, B., Brennan-Olsen, S., Briffa, T., Davis, T., Davis, W., Simmons, D. and et al, .. (2015), 'Comparison of anthropometric measures as predictors of cancer incidence : a pooled collaborative analysis of 11 Australian cohorts', International Journal of Cancer, vol 137, no 7 , pp 1699 - 1708.
  • Meek, C., Lewis, H., Patient, C., Murphy, H. and Simmons, D. (2015), 'Diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus : falling through the net', Diabetologia, vol 58, no 9 , pp 2003 - 2012.
  • Simmons, D., Hartnell, S., Watts, J., Ward, C., Davenport, K., Gunn, E. and Jenaway, A. (2015), 'Effectiveness of a multidisciplinary team approach to the prevention of readmission for acute glycaemic events', Diabetic Medicine, vol 32, no 10 , pp 1361 - 1367.
  • Deshpande, S., Jenaway, A. and Simmons, D. (2015), 'Managing factitious disorder and type 1 diabetes', Practical Diabetes, vol 32, no 6 , pp 207 - 211.
  • Fisher, E., Ayala, G., Ibarra, L., Cherrington, A., Elder, J., Tang, T., Heisler, M., Safford, M. and Simmons, D. (2015), 'Contributions of peer support to health, health care, and prevention : papers from Peers for Progress', Annals of Family Medicine, vol 13, no Suppl. 1 , pp 2 - 8.
  • Simmons, D., Bunn, C., Nakwagala, F., Safford, M., Ayala, G., Riddell, M., Graffy, J. and Fisher, E. (2015), 'Challenges in the ethical review of peer support interventions', Annals of Family Medicine, vol 13, no Suppl. 1 , pp 79 - 86.
  • Williams, M., Rush, E., Crook, N. and Simmons, D. (2015), 'Perceptions of Te Rongoa Kakariki : green prescription health service among Maori in the Waikato and Ngati Tuwharetoa rohe', Mai Journal, vol 4, no 2 , pp 118 - 133.
  • Harding, J., Sooriyakumaran, M., Anstey, K., Adams, R., Balkau, B., Briffa, T., Davis, T., Davis, W., Simmons, D. and et al, .. (2015), 'The metabolic syndrome and cancer : is the metabolic syndrome useful for predicting cancer risk above and beyond its individual components?', Diabetes and Metabolism, vol 41, no 6 , pp 463 - 469.
  • De Wit, L., Jelsma, J., Poppel, M., Bogaerts, A., Simmons, D., Desoye, G., Corcoy, R., Kautzky-Willer, A., Harreiter, J. and et al, .. (2015), 'Physical activity, depressed mood and pregnancy worries in European obese pregnant women : results from the DALI study', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 15, no 1 .
  • Simmons, D., Jelsma, J., Galjaard, S., Devlieger, R., Assche, A., Jans, G., Corcoy, R., Adelantado, J., Dunne, F. and et al, .. (2015), 'Results from a European multicenter randomized trial of physical activity and/or healthy eating to reduce the risk of gestational Diabetes Mellitus : the DALI Lifestyle Pilot', Diabetes Care, vol 38, no 9 , pp 1650 - 1656.
  • Simmons, D., Yu, D., Bunn, C., Cohn, S., Wenzel, H. and Prevost, A. (2015), 'Hospitalisation among patients with diabetes associated with a Diabetes Integrated Care Initiative : a mixed methods case study', Future Hospital Journal, vol 2, no 2 , pp 92 - 98.
  • Simmons, D. and Hlaing, T. (2014), 'Interpretation of HbA1c : association with mean cell volume and haemoglobin concentration', Diabetic Medicine, vol 31, no 11 , pp 1387 - 1392.
  • Yu, D. and Simmons, D. (2014), 'Association between blood pressure and risk of cardiovascular hospital admissions among people with type 2 diabetes', Heart, vol 100, no 18 , pp 1444 - 1449.
  • Church, D. and Simmons, D. (2014), 'More evidence of the problems of using HbA1c for diagnosing diabetes? : the known knowns, the known unknowns and the unknown unknowns', Journal of Internal Medicine, vol 276, no 2 , pp 171 - 173.
  • Yu, D. and Simmons, D. (2014), 'Association between lung capacity measurements and abnormal glucose metabolism : findings from the Crossroads study', Diabetic Medicine, vol 31, no 5 , pp 595 - 599.
  • Simmons, D., Yu, D. and Wenzel, H. (2014), 'Changes in hospital admissions and inpatient tariff associated with a Diabetes Integrated Care Initiative : preliminary findings', Journal of Diabetes, vol 6, no 1 , pp 81 - 89.
  • Colagiuri, S., Falavigna, M., Agarwal, M., Boulvain, M., Coetzee, E., Hod, M., Meltzer, S., Metzger, B., Omori, Y., Rasa, I., Schmidt, M., Seshiah, V., Simmons, D., Sobngwi, E., Torloni, M. and Yang, H. (2014), 'Strategies for implementing the WHO diagnostic criteria and classification of hyperglycaemia first detected in pregnancy', Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, vol 103, no 3 , pp 364 - 372.
  • Rush, E., McLennan, S., Obolonkin, V., Vandal, A., Hamlin, M., Simmons, D. and Graham, D. (2014), 'Project energize : whole-region primary school nutrition and physical activity programme; evaluation of body size and fitness 5 years after the randomised controlled trial', British Journal of Nutrition, vol 111, no 2 , pp 363 - 371.
  • Simmons, D., Bunn, C., Cohn, S. and Graffy, J. (2013), 'What is the idea behind peer-to-peer support in diabetes?', Diabetes Management, vol 3, no 1 , pp 61 - 70.
  • Simmons, D. and Moses, R. (2013), 'Gestational diabetes mellitus : to screen or not to screen? : is this really still a question?', Diabetes Care, vol 36, no 10 , pp 2877 - 2878.
  • Simmons, D. (2013), 'Peer support : time to tap the (largely) untapped', European Diabetes Nursing, vol 10, no 3 , pp 98 - 103.
  • Findlay, H., Hallett, K., Sivakumar, A. and Simmons, D. (2013), 'Which patients with type 2 diabetes attend secondary care clinics?', Practical Diabetes, vol 30, no 5 , pp 190 - 193.
  • Harwood, E., Bunn, C., Caton, S. and Simmons, D. (2013), 'Addressing barriers to diabetes care and self-care in general practice : a new framework for practice nurses', Journal of Diabetes Nursing, vol 17, no 5 , pp 186 - 191.
  • Yu, D. and Simmons, D. (2013), 'Relationship between HbA1c and risk of all-cause hospital admissions among people with Type 2 diabetes', Diabetic Medicine, vol 30, no 12 , pp 1407 - 1411.
  • Jelsma, J., Poppel, M., Galjaard, S., Desoye, G., Corcoy, R., Devlieger, R., Assche, A., Timmerman, D., Jans, G., Harreiter, J., Kautzky-Willer, A., Damm, P., Mathiesen, E., Jensen, D., Andersen, L., Dunne, F., Lapolla, A., Di Cianni, G., Bertolotto, A. and Simmons, D. (2013), 'DALI : Vitamin D and lifestyle intervention for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) prevention : an European multicentre, randomised trial - study protocol', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 13 .
  • Parker, V. and Simmons, D. (2013), 'Diabetes information technology in UK diabetes secondary care : a snapshot', British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease, vol 13, no 3 , pp 150 - 154.
  • Simmons, D., Cohn, S., Bunn, C., Birch, K., Donald, S., Paddison, C., Ward, C., Robins, P., Prevost, A. and Graffy, J. (2013), 'Testing a peer support intervention for people with type 2 diabetes : a pilot for a randomised controlled trial', BMC Family Practice, vol 14 .
  • Rush, E., Reed, P., Simmons, D., Coppinger, T., McLennan, S. and Graham, D. (2013), 'Baseline measures for a school-based obesity control programme : Project Energize : differences by ethnicity, rurality, age and school socio-economic status', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, vol 49, no 4 , pp 324 - 331.
  • Rush, E., Reed, P., McLennan, S., Coppinger, T., Simmons, D. and Graham, D. (2012), 'Tracking of body mass indices over 2 years in Maori and European children', European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol 66 , pp 143 - 149.
  • Vellinga, A., Zawiejska, A., Harreiter, J., Buckley, B., Di Cianni, G., Lapolla, A., Corcoy, R., Simmons, D., Adelantado, J., Damm, P., Desoye, G., Devlieger, R., Hill, D., Kautzky-Willer, A., Klemetti, M., Mathiesen, E., Rebollo, P., Snoek, F., Tikkanen, M. and Timmerman, D. (2012), 'Associations of Body Mass Index (maternal BMI) and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus with neonatal and maternal pregnancy outcomes in a multicentre European database (diabetes and pregnancy vitamin D and lifestyle intervention for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus prevention)', ISRN Obesity, vol 2012 .
  • Kenealy, T., Orr-Walker, B., Cutfield, R., Robinson, E., Buetow, S. and Simmons, D. (2012), 'Does a diabetes annual review make a difference?', Diabetic Medicine, vol 29, no 8 , pp 217 - 222.
  • Buckley, B., Harreiter, J., Damm, P., Corcoy, R., Chico, A., Simmons, D., Vellinga, A. and Dunne, F. (2012), 'Gestational diabetes mellitus in Europe : prevalence, current screening practice and barriers to screening : a review', Diabetic Medicine, vol 29, no 7 , pp 844 - 854.
  • Akhter, K., Dockray, S. and Simmons, D. (2012), 'Exploring factors influencing non-attendance at the diabetes clinic and service improvement strategies from patients' perspectives', Practical Diabetes, vol 29, no 3 , pp 113 - 116.
  • Murphy, H., Elleri, D., Allen, J., Simmons, D., Nodale, M. and Hovorka, R. (2012), 'Plasma C-peptide concentration in women with type 1 diabetes during early and late pregnancy', Diabetic Medicine, vol 29, no 10 , pp 361 - 364.
  • Murphy, H., Elleri, D., Allen, J., Harris, J., Simmons, D., Rayman, G., Temple, R., Umpleby, M., Dunger, D., Haidar, A., Nodale, M., Wilinska, M. and Hovorka, R. (2012), 'Pathophysiology of postprandial hyperglycaemia in women with type 1 diabetes during pregnancy', Diabetologia, vol 55, no 2 , pp 282 - 293.
  • Rush, E., Reed, P., McLennan, S., Coppinger, T., Simmons, D. and Graham, D. (2012), 'A school-based obesity control programme : Project Energize: two-year outcomes', British Journal of Nutrition, vol 107, no 4 , pp 581 - 587.
  • Church, D., Halsall, D., Meek, C., Parker, R., Murphy, H. and Simmons, D. (2011), 'Random blood glucose measurement at antenatal booking to screen for overt diabetes in pregnancy : a retrospective study', Diabetes Care, vol 34, no 10 , pp 2217 - 2219.
  • Simmons, D. (2011), 'Diabetes and obesity in pregnancy', Best Practice and Research: Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol 25, no 1 , pp 25 - 36.
  • Simmons, D., English, P., Robins, P., Craig, A. and Addicott, R. (2011), 'Should diabetes be commissioned through multidisciplinary networks, rather than practice based commissioning?', Primary Care Diabetes, vol 5, no 1 , pp 39 - 44.
  • Piatt, G., Songer, T., Brooks, M., Anderson, R., Simmons, D., Orchard, T., Siminerio, L., Korytkowski, M. and Zgibor, J. (2011), 'Impact of patient level factors on the improvement of the ABCs of diabetes', Patient Education and Counseling, vol 82, no 2 , pp 266 - 270.
  • Walsh, N., George, S., Priest, L., Deakin, T., Vanterpool, G., Karet, B. and Simmons, D. (2011), 'The current status of diabetes professional educational standards and competencies in the UK : a Position Statement from the Diabetes UK Healthcare Professional Education Competency Framework Task and Finish Group', Diabetic Medicine, vol 28, no 12 , pp 1501 - 1507.
  • Simmons, D. and Wenzel, H. (2011), 'Diabetes inpatients : a case of lose, lose, lose: is it time to use a 'diabetes-attributable hospitalization cost' to assess the impact of diabetes?', Diabetic Medicine, vol 28, no 9 , pp 1123 - 1130.
  • Murphy, H., Elleri, D., Allen, J., Harris, J., Simmons, D., Rayman, G., Temple, R., Dunger, D., Haidar, A., Nodale, M., Wilinska, M. and Hovorka, R. (2011), 'Closed-loop insulin delivery during pregnancy complicated by type 1 diabetes', Diabetes Care, vol 34, no 2 , pp 406 - 411.
  • Rush, E., Hsi, E., Ferguson, L., Williams, M. and Simmons, D. (2010), 'Traditional foods reported by a Maori community in 2004', MAI Review, vol 2 .
  • Simmons, D., Joshi, S. and Shaw, J. (2010), 'Hypomagnesaemia is associated with diabetes : not pre-diabetes, obesity or the metabolic syndrome', Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, vol 87, no 2 , pp 261 - 266.
  • Joshy, G., Colonne, C., Dunn, P., Simmons, D. and Lawrenson, R. (2010), 'Ethnic disparities in causes of death among diabetes patients in the Waikato region of New Zealand', New Zealand Medical Journal, vol 123, no 1310 , pp 19 - 29.
  • Simmons, D. (2010), 'Metformin treatment for type 2 diabetes in pregnancy?', Best Practice and Research: Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol 24, no 4 , pp 625 - 634.
  • Murphy, H., Roland, J., Skinner, T., Simmons, D., Gurnell, E., Morrish, N., Soo, S., Kelly, S., Lim, B., Randall, J., Thompsett, S. and Temple, R. (2010), 'Effectiveness of a regional prepregnancy care program in women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes : benefits beyond glycemic control', Diabetes Care, vol 33, no 12 , pp 2514 - 2520.
  • Simmons, D., Voyle, J., Rush, E. and Dear, M. (2010), 'The New Zealand experience in peer support interventions among people with diabetes', Family Practice, vol 27, no Suppl. 1 , pp 53 - 61.
  • Simmons, D. and International Association of Diabetes and Pregnanc, .. (2010), 'International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups recommendations on the diagnosis and classification of hyperglycemia in pregnancy', Diabetes Care, vol 33, no 3 , pp 676 - 682.
  • Rush, E., Crook, N. and Simmons, D. (2010), 'Relationships between a walk test, body size and metabolic risk among a New Zealand Maori community', Annals of Human Biology, vol 37, no 1 , pp 117 - 127.
  • Murphy, H., Temple, R., Ball, V., Roland, J., Steel, S., Zill-E-Huma, R., Simmons, D., Royce, L. and Skinner, T. (2010), 'Personal experiences of women with diabetes who do not attend pre-pregnancy care', Diabetic Medicine, vol 27, no 1 , pp 92 - 100.
  • Simmons, D. (2010), 'Increased red cell count in diabetes and pre-diabetes', Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, vol 90, no 3 , pp 50 - 53.
  • Wang, J., Williams, M., Rush, E., Crook, N., Forouhi, N. and Simmons, D. (2010), 'Mapping the availability and accessibility of healthy food in rural and urban New Zealand : Te Wai o Rona : Diabetes Prevention Strategy', Public Health Nutrition, vol 13, no 7 , pp 1049 - 1055.
  • Lillis, S., Swan, J., Haar, J. and Simmons, D. (2008), 'Concordance and discordance between primary and secondary care health workers in perceptions of barriers to diabetes care', New Zealand Medical Journal, vol 121, no 1270 , pp 45 - 52.
  • Lim, S., Chellumuthi, C., Crook, N., Rush, E. and Simmons, D. (2008), 'Low prevalence of retinopathy, but high prevalence of nephropathy among Maori with newly diagnosed diabetes : Te Wai o Rona : Diabetes Prevention Strategy', Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, vol 80, no 2 , pp 271 - 274.
  • Devers, M., Campbell, S., Shaw, J., Zimmet, P. and Simmons, D. (2008), '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', Diabetic Medicine, vol 25, no 5 , pp 523 - 529.
  • Kenealy, T., Kyle, C. and Simmons, D. (2008), 'Personal impact of type 2 diabetes decreased over 5 years : implications for motivating patients', Primary Care Diabetes, vol 2, no 1 , pp 17 - 23.
  • Simmons, D., Rush, E. and Crook, N. (2008), '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', Public Health Nutrition, vol 11, no 12 , pp 1318 - 1325.
  • Joshy, G., Lawrenson, R. and Simmons, D. (2008), 'Retention of patients in the Get Checked free annual diabetes review programme in New Zealand', New Zealand Medical Journal, vol 121, no 1270 , pp 35 - 44.
  • Rush, E., Crook, N. and Simmons, D. (2008), 'Point-of-care testing as a tool for screening for diabetes and pre-diabetes', Diabetic Medicine, vol 25, no 9 , pp 1070 - 1075.
  • Simmons, D. (2008), 'Characteristics and blood pressure management in patients with and without diabetes in primary care in rural Victoria', Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, vol 81, no 1 , pp 19 - 24.
  • Graham, D., Appleton, S., Rush, E., McLennan, S., Reed, P. and Simmons, D. (2008), 'Increasing activity and improving nutrition through a schools-based programme : Project Energize. 1. Design, programme, randomisation and evaluation methodology', Public Health Nutrition, vol 11, no 10 , pp 1076 - 1084.

Other Publications

  • 2019, 'Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus and Risk Factors in South Western Sydney: Where Are We Now?', Report
  • 2014, 'Approaches to Diabetes Health Professional Education in England: A Report from the Diabetes UK Healthcare Professional', Report
  • 2013, 'Diagnostic Criteria and Classification of Hyperglycaemia First Detected in Pregnancy', Report

Current Projects

Title: Ethnic Differences in Diabetes in New Zealand
Funder:
  • Diabetes Foundation Aotearoa
Western Researchers: David Simmons
Years: 2021-02-01 - 2024-02-01
ID: P00026838
Title: Enhancing the public policy impact of NSW universities [via USyd] - Public Policy Institute
Funder:
  • Department of Education (NSW)
  • University of Western Sydney
  • Department of Education (NSW)
Western Researchers: David Simmons and Rae Dufty-Jones
Years: 2020-01-06 - 2025-01-06
ID: P00026258
Title: Improving Gestational Diabetes in Tonga
Funder:
  • World Diabetes Foundation (via Tongan Ministry of Health)
Western Researchers: David Simmons
Years: 2018-05-20 - 2022-12-19
ID: P00025054
Title: The Treatment Of BOoking Gestational diabetes Mellitus Study: The TOBOGM study
Funder:
  • National Health and Medical Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: David Simmons and Federico Girosi
Years: 2016-01-01 - 2022-12-31
ID: P00022700
Title: The Pasifika Preventing Diabetes Programme
Funder:
  • South Western Sydney Local Health District
  • Central and Eastern Primary Health Network
  • National Health and Medical Research Council (ACRG)
  • Sanofi-aventis Australia Pty Ltd
  • NSW Health Pathology
  • NSW Department of Health
  • Wentworth Healthcare Limited
  • Diabetes NSW
  • WentWest Limited
  • Western Sydney Local Health District
  • Maridulu Budyari Gumal
  • South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
  • Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
  • South Western Sydney Primary Health Network Ltd
Western Researchers: David Simmons, Freya Macmillan, Jennifer Reath, Kathy Tannous, Kate Mcbride and Catharine Fleming
Years: 2019-07-01 - 2024-07-01
ID: P00025457
Title: Evaluation of the performance of blood glucose meters during pregnancy
Funder:
  • Australasian Diabetes In Pregnancy Society
  • Ascensia Diabetes Care Australia Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: David Simmons and Jincy Immanuel
Years: 2022-04-01 - 2022-12-31
ID: P00027754
Title: Medically-tailored meals for diabetes and heart disease: an Australian trial of a `Food is Medicine' intervention
Funder:
  • The George Institute for Global Health
Western Researchers: David Simmons
Years: 2022-06-30 - 2023-06-30
ID: P00028012
Title: A mixed-methods pilot study focussing on the development and implementation of a video on communication methods for HCPs relating to diabetes in pregnancy risks [Phd - Rachel Hicks]
Funder:
  • Australasian Diabetes In Pregnancy Society
Western Researchers: David Simmons
Years: 2022-07-04 - 2023-07-04
ID: P00027878
Title: Diabetes Research Stage 1
Funder:
  • Bupa Health Foundation (non ACRG)
Western Researchers: David Simmons
Years: 2018-12-17 - 2022-12-31
ID: P00025422

Previous Projects

Title: Effectiveness of community-based food hubs and peer support on food accessibility and dietary intake
Funder:
  • Maridulu Budyari Gumal
Western Researchers: Freya Macmillan, David Simmons, Levi Osuagwu, Kate Mcbride, Catharine Fleming and Nicky Morrison
Years: 2020-02-05 - 2021-06-30
ID: P00026433
Title: Reducing the Impact of Diabetes and its Complications in the Greater Western Sydney Samoan community
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
  • South Western Sydney Local Health District
  • WentWest Limited
  • South Western Sydney Primary Health Network Ltd
  • Wentworth Healthcare Limited
Western Researchers: Freya Macmillan, Jennifer Reath, Penny Abbott, Evelyn Smith, Kingsley Agho, Kenny Lawson, Jioji Ravulo and David Simmons
Years: 2016-07-26 - 2018-12-31
ID: P00023559
Title: MiTy Kids (Metformin in Women with Type 2 Diabetes in Pregnancy Kids Trial) [via Sunnybrook Research Institute]
Funder:
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (Int'l A)
Western Researchers: David Simmons
Years: 2018-03-14 - 2021-03-13
ID: P00024506
Title: Longitudinal study of health, disease and access to care in rural Victoria: the Crossroads follow up study [via Uni of Melb]
Funder:
  • National Health and Medical Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: David Simmons
Years: 2015-12-01 - 2019-05-31
ID: P00023197
Title: Ethnic differences in women with gestational diabetes mellitus
Funder:
  • Health Administration Corporation
Western Researchers: David Simmons
Years: 2017-05-10 - 2022-06-30
ID: P00024148
Title: Evaluation of Diabetes screening in Aboriginal Australians using random glucose and HbA1c in the Emergency Department
Funder:
  • NSW Health Service - The Agency for Clinical Innovation
Western Researchers: Milan Piya, David Simmons and Levi Osuagwu
Years: 2019-07-01 - 2021-01-31
ID: P00025840
Title: Development of a GP Diabetes clinical trial network: The South Western Sydney Diabetes Quality Network
Funder:
  • Maridulu Budyari Gumal
Western Researchers: David Simmons
Years: 2019-11-04 - 2021-10-31
ID: P00026129
Title: Metformin in Women with Type 2 Diabetes in Pregnancy Trial (MiTy) [via Sunnybrook Research Institute]
Funder:
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (Int'l A)
Western Researchers: David Simmons
Years: 2016-10-26 - 2019-10-31
ID: P00023759
Title: New endoscopic device for diabetic gastroparesis [via JDRF]
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (non ACRG)
Western Researchers: Vincent Ho, David Simmons and Kelvin Wong
Years: 2017-05-27 - 2018-05-27
ID: P00023844
Title: Stemming the Tide: Better Health Outcomes in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolic Disease
Funder:
  • Maridulu Budyari Gumal
Western Researchers: David Simmons
Years: 2017-05-08 - 2022-06-30
ID: P00024116
Title: Wollondilly Diabetes Program-Integrated Care
Funder:
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Pty Limited
Western Researchers: David Simmons
Years: 2021-08-30 - 2022-03-28
ID: P00027458
Title: The Treatment Of BOoking Gestational diabetes Mellitus Study: The TOBOGM study
Funder:
  • The Ainsworth Foundation
Western Researchers: David Simmons
Years: 2020-01-01 - 2020-12-31
ID: P00026428
Title: Developing a population based integrated care approach to prevent diabetes and its complications - Scholarship for Reetu Zarora
Funder:
  • South Western Sydney Local Health District
Western Researchers: David Simmons
Years: 2018-06-11 - 2021-06-11
ID: P00025836

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