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The effect of treatment of liraglutide on quality of life and depression in young obese women with PCOS and controls (2019)
Journal Article
Kahal, H., Kilpatrick, E., Rigby, A., Coady, A., & Atkin, S. (in press). The effect of treatment of liraglutide on quality of life and depression in young obese women with PCOS and controls. Gynecological Endocrinology, doi:10.1080/09513590.2018.1505848

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with reduced quality of life (QoL), though the role of associated obesity is unclear. In this study we examined the effects of six months treatment with liraglutide, 1.8 mg od, on obesity, depression and... Read More

The metabolic and proteomic signatures of hypoglycemia in type 2 diabetes (2018)
Journal Article
Halama, A., Kahal, H., Bhagwat, A. M., Zierer, J., Sathyapalan, T., Grauman, J., …Atkin, S. (in press). The metabolic and proteomic signatures of hypoglycemia in type 2 diabetes. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, doi:10.1111/dom.13602

Aims Hypoglycemia is often related to insulin therapy in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes (T2D) patients. It may result in cardiovascular and neurological sequelae, and increased mortality. The molecular processes underlying the body’s response to hy... Read More

Platelet function following induced hypoglycaemia in type 2 diabetes (2018)
Journal Article
Kahal, H., Aburima, A., Spurgeon, B., Wraith, K. S., Rigby, A. S., Sathyapalan, T., …Atkin, S. L. (2018). Platelet function following induced hypoglycaemia in type 2 diabetes. Diabetes & metabolism, 44(5), 431-436. doi:10.1016/j.diabet.2018.04.004

Aim Strict glycaemic control has been associated with an increased mortality rate in subjects with type 2 diabetes (T2DM). Here we examined platelet function immediately and 24 hours following induced hypoglycaemia in people with type 2 diabetes comp... Read More