Professor Melanie J Davies, CBE, MB, ChB, MD, FRCP, FRCGP

Diabetes Research Centre / Department of Health Sciences

Professor of Diabetes Medicine


Melanie Davies is a clinician with over 25 years experience working as a diabetologist and physician and since 2006 is Professor of Diabetes Medicine at the University of Leicester. She is an NIHR Senior Investigator, one of only a handful in diabetes in the UK, Director of the NIHR Leicester-Loughborough Diet, Lifestyle and Physical Activity Biomedical Research Unit, Director of a Clinical Trial Unit, Lead for Division 2 of the Clinical Research Network East Midlands and PI on a number of large global studies in the field of diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease. Professor Davies is the global PI on the SCALE Obesity trial, a large multinational study investigating management of obesity with GLP-1 analogue.

In the last three years she has had more than 180 peer review publications and has been awarded, in the last five years, over £30,000,000 of external reviewed grant funding.


Diabetes Research Centre
Affiliated with the Dept. of Health Sciences
University of Leicester
Leicester General Hospital
Gwendolen Road, Leicester, LE5 4PW

Tel: 0116 258 6481

For general enquiries, please email Denise Robinson or telephone 0116 258 6481.


  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Sedentary Behaviour
  • Physical Activity


NIHR Senior Investigator Award, 2008 / 2012



  • Sue Craddock January 2010 -
    University of Leicester, jointly with Professor M Davies and R Baker, Department of Health Sciences
    A Study of Quality Development Processes of a structured self-management education programme within the UK (DESMOND Newly Diagnoses programme.)
  • Nitin Gholap September 2012 –
    University of Leicester, jointly with Professor M Davies and Professor K Khunti, Department of Health Sciences
    Prevalence and prognostic implications of chronic hyperglycaemia in South Asian and White European individuals following an acute myocardial infarction
  • Zin Zin Htike January 2014 -
    University of Leicester jointly with Professor M Davies and Professor K Khunti, Department of Health Sciences
    Impact of Liraglutide on cardiac function and structure in young adults with type 2 diabetes
  • Kishan Bakrania May 2014 -
    Department of Health Sciences, Professor M Davies and Professor K Khunti
    Analysing accelerometer data via novel approaches
  • Michelle Hadjiconstantinou September 2014 -
    Department of Health Sciences, Professor M Davies
    We based intervention to promote psychological wellbeing and self-management in type 2 diabetes.
  • Shaun Barber October 2012 –
    Department of Health Sciences
    Screening tools for individuals at high risk of glucose disorders and cardiovascular disease from multi ethnic and minority populations
  • Sarah Bunnewell October 2015 –
    Department of Health Sciences, Professor M Davies, Professor K Khunti, Professor T Yates
    Hypoglycaemia Risk in South Asian Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
  • Francesco Zaccardi January 2015 -
    Department of Health Sciences, Professor M Davies and Professor K Khunti
    Relationship between hypoglycaemia, physical activity, inflammation and other markers of cardiovascular risk in type 2 diabetes mellitus


MacRae S, Brown M, Karatzias T, Taggart L, Truesdale-Kennedy M, Walley R, Northway R, Carey M, and Davies M.J, (2015). Diabetes in people with intellectual disabilities: A systematic review of the literature. Res Dev Disabil. 47, 352-374. [Epub ahead of print: 2015 Oct 20.] DOI: 10.1016/j.ridd.2015.10.003. PMID: 26496008.

Tao L, Wilson E, Wareham N, Sandbeak A, Rutten G, Lauritzen T, Khunti K, Davies M.J, Borch-Johnsen K, Griffin S.J, Simmons R. (2015) Cost-effectiveness of intensive multifactorial treatment compared with routine care for individuals with screen-detected Type 2 diabetes: analysis of the ADDITION-UK cluster-randomised controlled trial. Diabet Med Jul;32 (7) 907 - 919 doi:10.1111/dme.12711. [Epub Apr 2015]. PMID: 25661661

Gholap N.N, Khunti K, Davies M.J, Bodicoat D.H, Squire I.B, (2015). Survival in South Asian and White European patients after acute myocardial infarction. Heart 101 (8) 630 - 638 doi:10.1136/heartjnl-2014-305730 PMID: 25673527

Stevens J.W, Khunti K, Harvey R, Johnson M, Preston L, Woods H.B, Davies M.J, Goyder E, (2015). Preventing the progression to Type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults at high risk: A systematic review and network meta-analysis of lifestyle, pharmacological and surgical interventions. Diabetes Res Clin Pract Mar; 107 (3) 320 - 331 doi:10.1016/j.diabres.2015.01.027 PMID: 25638454

Mani H, Khunti K, Daly H, Barnett J, Davies M.J, (2015). Education and Self-Management for women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome; a Narrative Review of Literature. Ibsonia J Med BS 7 (1) 1 - 9

Zaccardi F, Webb D, Carter P, Pitocco d, Khunti K, Davies M.J, Kurl s, Laukkanen. (2015) Assoication between direct measurement of active serum calcium and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a prospective study. Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases Jun; 25 (6) 562 -568. doi:10.1016/j.numecd.2015.02.013. Epub Mar 4. PMID: 25933474

Gray L.J, Dales J, Brady E.M, Khunti K, Hanif W, Davies M.J, (2015). Safety and effectiveness of non-insulin glucose-lowering agents in the treatment of people with type 2 diabetes who observe Ramadan:a systematic review and meta-analysis. Diabetes Obes Metab Jul; 17 (7) 539 - 648. doi:10.1111/dom.12462. Epub Apr 12. PMID: 25777247

Carter P, Bodicoat D, Quinn L.M, Zaccardi F, Webb D.R, Khunti K, Davies M.J, (2015). Serum potassium and glucose regulation ADDITION - Leicester screening study. J of Diab Res Article ID: 923749. 4 pages. doi: 10.1155/2015/923749. PMID: 258884988

Mani H, Davies M.J, Bodicoat D, Levy M, Gray L, Howlett T, Khunti K (2015). clinical characteristics of polycystic ovary syndrome: investigating differences in white and South Asian women. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) Mar 30. doi; 10.1111/cen.12784. PMID: 25824095

Yates T, Davies M.J, Haffner s, Schulte P, Thomas L, Huffman K.M, Bales C.W, Preiss D, Califf R.M, Holman R.R, McMurray J.V, Bathel A, Toumilehto J, Kraus W.E, (2015). Physical activity as a determinant of fasting and 2-hour post-challenge glucose: a prospective cohort analysis of the NAVIGATOR trial. Diabet Med; Aug 32 (8) 1090 - 1096. [Early view online Apr 12] [Accepted article online Mar 27] doi:10.1111/dme.12762. PMID: 25818859.

Yates T, Henson J, Edwardson C, Dunstan D, Bodicoat D, Khunti K, Davies M.J, (2015). Objectively measured sedentary time and associations with insulin sensitivity: Importance of re-allocating sedentary time to physical activity. Preventive Medicine Jul; 76 79 - 83. doi: 10.1016/j.ypme.2015.04.006. Epub Apr 18. PMID: 25900801.

Taggart L, Coates v, Clarke M, Bunting B, Davies M.J, Carey M, Northway R, Brown M, Truesdale-Kennedy M, Stacey-Martin L, Scott J, Karatzias T, (2015). a study protocol for a pilot randomised trial of a structured education programme for the self-management of Type 2 diabetes for adults with intellectual disabilities. Trials Apr 10; 16 (1) 148. doi: 10.1186/s13063-015-0644-y. PMID 2587928.

Gillett M, Brennan A, Watson P, Khunti K, Davies M.J, Mostafa S, Gray L.J, (2015). The cost-effectiveness of testing strategies for type 2 diabetes: a modelling study. Health Technol Assess. May 19 (33) 1 -80. doi:10.3310/hta19330. PMID: 2547106.

Herman W, Ye W, Griffin S, Simmons R.K, Davies M.J, Khunti K, Rutten G.E, Sandbaek A, Lauritzen T, Borch-Johnsen K, Brown M.B, Wareham N.J, (2015). Early detection and treamtnet of type 2 diabetes reduces cardiovascular morbidity and mortality: A simulation of the results of the Anglo-Danish-Dutch Study of Intensive Treatment in People with Screen-Detected Diabetes in Primary Care (ADDITION Europe). Diabetes Care 38 (8) 1449 -1455. [Epub ahead of print May 18] doi:10.2337/dc14-2459. PMID: 25986661.

Yates T, Davies M.J, Henson J, Edwardson C, Webb D, Bodicoat D, Webb M, Howard P, Cooper J.A, Humphries S.E, Khunti K, Talmud P. (2015). Effect of the PPARG2 Pro12Ala polymorphism on associations of physical activity and sedentary time with markers of insulin sensitivity in those with an elevated risk of type 2 diabetes. PLoS ONE May 14 10 (5) e0124062. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0124062. PMID: 25974167.

Chatterjee S, Davies M.J. (2015) Type 2 Diabetes: Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Management. prescriber, 209 (10) 15 - 21. [Epub ahead of print May 11] doi:10.1002/psb.1355

Zaccardi F, Webb D, Kurl S, Khunti K, Davies M.J, Laukkanen J.A, (2015). inverse association between fasting plasma glucose and risk of ventricular arrhythmias. Diabetologia 58 (8) 1797 - 1780. [Epub ahead of print June 3] doi:10.1007/s00125-015-3646-0 PMID: 26032023.

Patel N, Stone M, Hadjiconstantinou M, Hiles S, Troughton J, Martin-Stacey L, Daley H, Carey M.E, Khulpateea A, Davies M.J, Khunti K (2015). using and interactive DVD about type 2 diabetes and insulin therapy in a UK South Asian community and in patient education and healthcare provider training. Patient Educ Couns 98 (9) 1123 -1130 [Eub ahead of print Jun 6] [Accepted manuscript online May 12] doi:10.1016/j.pec.2015.04.018. PMID: 26054453.

Edwardson C, Harrington D, Yates T, Bodicoat D, Khunti K, Sherar L, Edwards R.T, Wright C, Harrington K, Davies M.J, (2015). A cluster randomised controlled trial to investigate the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of the 'Girls Active' intervention: a study protocol. BMC Public Health Jun 4 15 526. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-1886-z. PMID: 26036965.

Edridge C, Dunkley A.J, Bodicoat D, Rose T.C, Gray L.J, Davies M.J, Khunti K, (2015). Prevalence and incidence of Hypoglycaemia in 532,542 People with Type 2 Diabetes on Oral Therapies and Insulin: A systematic REview and MEta-analysis of Population Based Studies. PLoS One June 10, 10 (6) e0126427. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0126427. eCollection 2015. PMID: 26061690.

Khunti S, Davies M.J, Khunti K, (2015). Clinical inertia in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a focused literature review. the British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease, Vol 15 Issue 2, April/May/June.

Yates T, Griffin S, Bodicoat D, Brierly G, Dalloso H, Davies M.J, Eborall H, Edwardson C, Gillet M, Gray L, Hardeman W, Hill S, Morton K, Troughton J, Khunti K (2015). PRomotion Of Physical activity through structured Education with differing Levels of on-going Support for people at high risk of type 2 diabetes (PROPELS): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials Jul 2 16 289. doi:10.1186/s13063-015-0813-z. PMID: 26130075.

Gavin J, Davies M.J, Davies M, Vijapurkar U, Alba M, Meininger G, (2015). the efficacy and safety of canagliflozin across racial groups in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Curr Med Res Opin Jun 29 1 - 32 [epub ahead of print]. PMID: 26121561.

Potts J.E, Gray L.J, Brady E.M, Khunti K, Davies M.J, Bodicoat D.H, (2015). The effect of glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonists on weight loss in type 2 diabetes: A systematic review and mixed treatment comparison meta-analysis. PLoS ONE June 29 10 (6) e0126769. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0126769. eCollection 2015. PMID: 26121478.

Eborall H, Dallosso H, McNicol S, Speight J, Khunti K, Davies M.J, Heller S. (2015). Explaining engagement in self-monitoring among participants of DESMOND Self-Monitoring Trial: a qualitative interview study. Family Practice July 9th 1 -7. doi:10.1093/fampra/cmv060 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 26160892.

Yates T, Henson J, Edwardson C, Morris D, Davies M.J, Khunti K (2015). Differences in levels of physical activity between white and South Asian populations within a health care setting: impact of measurement type in a cross sectional study. BMJ Open Jul 23 5 (7). e006181. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006181. PMID: 26204908.

Preiss D, Thomas L, Wojdyla D, Haffner S, Gill J, Yates T, Davies M.J, Holman R, McMurrary J, Calff R, Kraus W, (2015) Prospective relationships between body weight and physical activity: an observational analysis from the NAVIGATOR study. BMJ OPEN Aug 14 5 (8). e007901. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-007901. PMID 26275900.

Davies M.J, Bergenstal R, Bode B, Kushner R.F, Lewin A, Vang Skjøth T, Bjørn Jensen C, DeFronzo R.A, on behalf of the NN8022 - 1922 Study Group. (2015). Efficacy of liraglutide for weight loss among patients with type diabetes: the SCALE Diabetes randomised clinical trial. JAMA Aug 18 317 (7) 687 - 699. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.9676. PMID: 26284720.

Seidu S, Achana F, Gray L, Davies M.J, Khunti K (2015). Effects of glucose lowering and multifactorial interventions of cardiovascular and mortality outcomes - A meta-analysis of randomised control trials. Diabetic Medicine. In Press. Accepted manuscript online Aug 18. doi: 10.1111/dme.12885. PMID: 26282461.

Carter P, Bodicoat D, Davies M.J, Ashra N.B, Riley D, Joshi N, Farooqi A, Brown I, Khunti K. (2015). A retrospective evaluation of the NHS Health Check Programme in a multi-ethnic population. J Public Health (Oxf) Aug 27. pii:fdv115 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 26315996.

Troughton J, Chatterjee S, Hill S, Daly H, Martin-Stacey L, Stone M, Patel N, Khunti K, Yates T, Gray L, Davies M.J, (2015). Development of a lifestyle intervention using the MRC framework for diabetes prevention in people with impaired glucose regulation. J Public Health (Oxf), Aug 25. pii fdv110 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 26311822.

Brady E.M, Davies M.J, Gray L.J, Saeed M.A, Smith D, Hanif W, Khunti K (2014). A randomised controlled trial comparing the GLP-1 Receptor against Liraglutide to a suphonylurea as add on to Metformin in patients with established type 2 diabetes during Ramadan: the Treat for Ramadan Trial. Diabetes Obes Metab. June 16 (6) 527 - 536. doi: 10.1111/dom.12249. Epub Jan 26. PMID: 24373063.

Khunti K, Wolden M, Thorsted B.L, Andersen M, Davies M.J, (2014). Response to Eposito et al. Comment on Khunti et al. Clinical inertia in people with type diabetes: a retrospective cohort study of more than 80,000 people. Diabetes Care May 47 5 e114. doi:10.2337/dc14-0165. PMID: 24757241.

Barnard K.D, Lloyd C.E, Dyson P.A, Davies M.J, O'Neill S, Kanumilli N, Lawton J, Ziegler R, Holt R.I., (2014). Kaleidoscope model of diabetes care: time for a rethink? Diabetic Medicine May 31 (5) 422 - 530. doi:10.1111/dme.12400. PMID 24506524.

Black J.A, Sharp S.J, Wareham N.J, Sandbaek A, Rutten G.E.H.M, Lauritzen T, Khunti K, Davies M.J, Borch-Johnsen K, Griffin S.J, Simmons R.K, (2014). Does early intensive multifactorial therapy reduce modelled cardiovascular risk in individuals with screen-detected diabetes? Results from the ADDITION - Europe cluster randomised trial. Diabetic Medicine June 31 (6) 647 - 656. doi:10.1111/dme.12410. PMID: 24533664.

Huffman K, Sun J, Thomas L, Bales C, Califf R, Yates T, Davies M.J, Holman R, McMurray J, Bethel M.A, Toumilehto J, Haffner S, Kraus W, (2014). Impact of baseline physical activity and diet behaviour on metabolic syndrome in a pharmaceutical trial: Results from NAVIGATOR. Metabolism Apr 63 (4) 554 - 561. doi: 10.1016/j.metabol.2014.01.002. Epub Jan 15. PMID: 24559843.

Parekh S, Vodicoat D.H, Brady E, Webb D, Mani H, Mostafa S, Levy M.J, Khunti K, Davies M.J, (2014). Clinical characteristics of people experiencing biochemical hypoglycaemia during an oral glucose tolerance test: Cross-sectional analyses from a UK multi-ethnic population. Diabetes Res Clin Pract June 104 (93) 427 - 434. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2014.02.013. PMID: 24685116.

Khunti K, Vora J, Davies M.J, (2014). Results from the UK cohort of SOLVE: Providing insights into the timing of insulin initiation in people with poorly-controlled type 2 diabetes in routine clinical practice. Primary Care Diabetes Apr 8 (1) 57 -63. doi:10.1016/j.pcd.2013.11.010. [Epub 2013 Dec 27]. PMID: 24368771.

Sandbaek A, Griffin S.J, Sharp S, Simmons R, Borch-Johnsen K, Rutten G, Donk M, Waregan N.J, Kayritzen T, Davies M.J, Khunti K. (2014). Effect of early multifactorial therapy compared with routine care on microvascular outcomes at 5 years in people with screen-detected diabetes. A Randomised Controlled Trial: the ADDITION - Europe study. Diabetes Care 37 (7) 2015 - 2023 Jul. PMID: 24784827.

Stone M, Auja N, Taub N, Davies M.J, Khunti K, (2014). Identifying people with or at risk of type 2 diabetes. Prim Care Cardiovasc Journal. 7 (2) 78 - 80. oi:10.3132/pccj.2014.013.

Wilmot E.G, Leggate M, Khan J.N, Yates T, Gorely T, Bodicoat D.H, Khunti K, Kujer J.P.A, Gray L.J, Singh A, Clarysse P, Croisille P, Nimmo M.A, McGann G.P, Davies M.J, (2014). Type 2 diabetes mellitus and obesity in young adults: the extreme phenotype with early cardiovascular dysfunction. Diabetic Medicine Jul 31 (7) 794 - 798. doi:10.1111/dme.12431. Epub Apr 2. PMID: 24606573.

Gray L, Khunti K, Wilmot E, Yates T, Davies M.J, (2014). External validation of two diabetes risk scores in a young UK South Asian population. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice June 104 (3) 451 - 458. PMID: 24785738.

Barber S.R, Davies M.J, Khunti K, Gray L.J, (2014).Risk assessment tools for detecting those with pre-diabetes: A systematic review. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. Jul 105 (1) 1 - 13. PMID 24694663.

Dunkley A.J, Bodicoat D.H, Greaves C, Russell C, Yates T, Davies M.J, Khunti K, (2014) Diabetes Prevention in the Real World: Effectiveness of Pragmatic Lifestyle Interventions for the Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes and of the Impact of Adherence to Guideline Recommendations. A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Diabetes Care Apr 37 (4) 9222 - 933. doi:10.2337/dc13-2195. PMID: 24652723.

Black J.A, Sharp S.J, Wareham N.J, Sandbaek A, Rutten G.E, Lauritzen T, Khunti K, Davies M.J, Borch-Johnsen K, Griffin S.J, Simmons R.K. (2014).Change in cardiovascular risk factors following early diagnosis of type 2 diabetes: a cohort analysis of a cluster-randomised trial. Br J Gen Pract Apr 64 (621). e208-16. doi: 10.3399/bjgp14X677833. PMID: 24686885.

Davies M.J, Gross J.L, Ono Y, Sasaki T, Bantwal G, Gall M, Niemeyer, Seino H, (2014). Eficacy and safety of insulin degludec given as part of basel-bolus treatment with mealtime insulin aspart in type 1 diabetes: a 26-week randomised, open label, treat-to-target non-inferiority trial. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 16 (10) 922 - 930. doi:10.111/dom.12298. PMID: 24702700.

Kznetsov L, Griffin S, Davies M.J, Lauritzen t, Khunti K, Rutten G, Simmons R. (2014). Diabetes-specific quality of life but not health status is independently associated with glycaemic control among patients with type 2 diabetes: A cross-sectional analysis of the ADDITION-Europe trial cohort. diabetes Research and Clinical Practice May 104 (2) 281 - 287. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2013.12.029. [Epub Jan 15]. PMID: 24636627.

Carey M, Mandalia P, Daly H, Gray L.J, Hale R, Martin-Stacey L, Taub N, Skinner T, Stone M, Heller S, Khunti K, Davies M.J, (2014). Increasing capacity to deliver diabetes self-management education: results of the DESMOND lay educator equivalence trial.. Diabet Med Nov 31 (11) 1431 - 1438. doi:10.1111/dme.12483. Epub May 25. PMID: 24798395.

Skinner T, Khunti K, Carey M.E, Dallosso H, Heller S, Davies M.J, (2014). Stability and predictive utility over 3 years of illness beliefs of individuals recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Diabetic Medicine Oct 31 (10) 1260 - 1263. doi: 10.1111/dme.12484. Epub May 20. PMID: 24798395.

Yates T, Davies M.J, Edwardson C, Bodicoat D, Biddle S, Khunti K, (2014). Adverse responses and Physical Activity: Secondary analysis of the PREPARE Trial. Med Sci Sports Exerc. Aug 46 (8) 1617 - 1623. doi: 10.1249/MSS.00000000000000260. PMID: 24500536.

Bodicoat D, Gray L.J, Henson J, Web D, Guru a, Misra A, Gupta r, Vikram N, Sattar N, Davies M.J, Khunti K, (2014). Body mass index and waist circumference cut-points in multi-ethnic populations from the UK and India: the ADDITION - Leicester, Jaipur heart watch and New Delhi cross-sectional studies. PLoS ONE Mar 5; 9 (3) e90813. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone0090813. PMID: 24599391.

Willis A, Rivers P, Gray LJ, Davies M.J, Khunti K, (2014). The Effectiveness of Screening for Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in a Community Pharmacy Setting. PLoS ONE Apr 1; 9 (4) e91157. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0091157. PMID: 24690919.

Seidu S, Davies M.J, Mostafa S, DeLusignan S, Khunti K, (2014). Prevalence and characteristics in coding, classification and diagnosis of diabetes in primary care. Postgraduate Medical Journal 90 (1059) 13 - 17 Jan 1. PMID: 24225940.

Gilani A, Davies M.J, Khunti K, (2014). Religious fasting and Hypoglycaemia in people with Diabetes. Diabetic Hypoglycaemia June, Volume 7, Issue 1m pages 15 - 19.

Khan J, Wilmot E, Leggate M, Singh A, Yates T, Nimmo M, Khunti K, Horsfield M, Plein S, Biglands J, Clarysse P, Croisille P, Davies M.J, McGann G, (2014). Subclinical diastolic dysfunction in young adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a multiparametic contrast-enhances cardiovascular magnet resonance pilot study assessing potential mechanisms. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. Nov 15 (11) 1263 - 1269 doi: 10.1093/ehjci/jeu121. [epub ahead of print: 2014 Jun 26]. PMID: 24970723.

Yarmout H, Perkovic V, Davies M.J, Woo V, De Zeeuw D, Mayer C, Vijapurkar U, Kline I, Usiskin K, Meininger G, Bakris G (2014). Efficacy and Safety of Canagliflozin in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Stage 3 Nephropathy. American Journal of Nephrology July 40 64 - 74. doi: 10.1159/000364909.

Charbonnel B, Bertolini M, Tinahones F.J, Puig M, Davies M.J, (2014).Lixisenatide plus basal insulin in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a meta-analysis. J Diabetes Complications Vol 28 (6) 880 - 886. [Epub ahead of print Jul 18]. doi: 10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2014.07.007. PMID: 25130920.

Preiss D, Sattar N, McMurray J.J, Haffner S.M, Thomas L.E, Sun J-L, Yates T, Davies M.J, Holman R.R, Califf R.M, Kraus W.E, (2014). Change in levels of physical activity after diagnosis of type 2 diabetes: an observational analysis from the navigator study. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 16 (12) 1265 - 1266. doi:10.1111/dom.12320. [Epub ahead of print May 26]. PMID: 24861892.

Daly H, Byrne J, Martin Stacey L, Mandalia P, Carey M, Hadjiconstantinou M, Hassanein M, Mehar S, Khunti K, Davies M.J, (2014). A Safer Ramadan: Developing an integrated approach to support safer fasting and feasting for people with type 2 diabetes. Practical Diabetes Sep; 31 (7) 292 - 297. doi: 10.1002/pdi.1889.

Major R, Davies M.J, Crasto W, Gray L, Webb D, Khunti K, (2014). Association between undiagnosed hypertension and microalbuminuria in South Asians without known diabetes. Journal of Human Hypertension 29 (3) 185 - 189. [Epub ahead of print: Aug 14]. doi: 10.1038/jhh.2014.62. PMID: 25119886.

Tarigopula G, Davies M.J, (2014). Pharmacological control of blood sugar. Anaesthesia and Intensive care medicine 15 (10) 470 - 472

Bodicoat D, Mundet X, Davies M.J, Khunti K, Roura P, Franch J, Mata M, Cos X, Cano J, on behalf of the GEDAPS study group. (2014). The impact of a programme to improve quality of care for people with type 2 diabetes on hard to reach groups: The GEDAPS study. Prim Care Diabetes 9 (3) 211 - 218. [Epub ahead of print Sep 1]. doi: 10.1016/j.pcd.2014.09.001.

Zafar A, Stone M, Davies M.J, Khunti K, (2014). Acknowledging and allocating responsibility for clinical inertia in the management of type 2 diabetes in primary care: a qualitative study. Diabet Med 32 (3) 407 - 413. [Accepted manuscript online Sep 23] [ Epub ahead of print oct 11]. doi: 10.1111/dme.12592. PMID: 25251768.

Mandalia P, Stone M, Davies M.J, Khunti K, Carey M, (2014). Diabetes self-management education: acceptability of used trained lay educators. Postgrad Med J, Nov 90 (1069) 638 -642. [epub ahead of print Sep 25]. doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2014-132865. PMID: 25258417

Bodicoat D, Mundet X, Gray L.J, Davies M.J, Khunti K, Cano J.F, (2014). Identifying effective pathways in a successful continuous quality improvement programme: the GEDAPS Study. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 20 (6) 1137 - 1143. [Epub ahead of print Sept 29]. doi: 10.1111/jep.12253. PMID: 25266778.

Dallasso H.M, Bodicoat D.H, Campbell M, Carey M.E, Davies M.J, Eborall H, Hadjiconstantinou M, Speight J, Khunti K, Heller S (2014). Self-monitoring of blood glucose compared to self-monitoring of urine glucose in adults with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes receiving structured education: a cluster randomised controlled trial. Diab Med 32 (3) 414 -422. doi: 10.1111/dme.12598. [Accepted manuscript online: Oct 10] [Epub ahead of print Nov 5]. PMID:25308625

Edwardson C, Gray L, Yates T, Barber S, Khunti K, Davies M.J, (2014). Detection and early lifestyle intervention in those at risk of type 2 diabetes. European Medical Journal Diabetes 2 48 - 57.

Bodicoat D, Carter P, Comber A, Gray L, Webb D, Yates T, Davies M.J, Khunti K (2014). Is the number of fast food outlets in the neighbourhood related to type 2 diabetes mellitus and associated risk factors? Public Health Nutr. 18 (9) 1698 - 1705. [Epub ahead of print Oct 31] doi: 10.1017S1368980014002316. PMID: 25358618.

Henson J, Edwardson C, Morgan B, Horsfield M, Bodicoat D, Biddle S, Gorely T, Nimmo M, McGann G, Khunti K, Davies M.J, Yates T, (2014). Associations of sedentary time with regional fat distribution in a high risk population. Med Sci Sports Exerc Nov 10. [Epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1249/MSS.00000000000000572. PMID: 25386715.

Srinivassan B.T, Davies M.J, (2014). Glycaemic management of type 2 diabetes. Medicine (Abingdon, UK ed) 42 (12) 711 - 717. doi: 10.1016/j.mpmed.2014.09.011. [epub ahead of print: Oct 22].

Patel N, Stone M.A, McDonough C, Davies M.J, Khunti K, Eborall H, (2014). Concerns and perceptions about necessity in relation to insulin therapy in type 2 diabetes, in an ethnically diverse UK population including people of Indian South Asian origin: a qualitative study. Diabet Med. May; 32(5) 635 - 644. doi: 10.1111/dme.12648. [Epub Dec 16]. PMID: 25439281.

Wolowacz S, Pearson I, Hicks K, Roskell N, Shannon P, Chubb B, Grundegaard J, Davies M.J, Briggs A, (2014). Development and validation of a cost-utility model for Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. Diabetic Medicine Dec 6. doi: 10.1111/dme.12663. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 25484028.

Khunti K, Davies M.J, Majeed A, Thorsted B. L, Wolden M. L, Paul S.K, (2014). Hypoglycaemia and risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in insulin-treated people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes: a cohort study. Diabetes Care Feb 38 (2) 316 - 322. doi: 10.2337/dc14-0920. PMID: 25492401.

Bodicoat D, O'Donovan G, Dalton A, Edwardson C, Gray L.J, Hill S, Webb D, Yates T, Khunti K, Davies M.J, Jones A.P, (2014). The association between neighbourhood green space and Type 2 diabetes in a large cross-sectional study. BMJ Open Dec 23 4 (12) e006076. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006076. PMID: 2553778.


Brief Biography of Professor Davies

Full list of papers 2011-2006

Papers before 2006

Book Chapters

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