Professor Kamlesh Khunti, FRCGP, FRCP, MD, PhD

Head of Department and Professor of Primary Care Diabetes and Vascular Medicine
Professor Kamlesh Khunti

Diabetes Research Centre
University of Leicester
Leicester General Hospital
Gwendolen Road
Leicester, LE5 4PW

Tel: +44 (0)116 258 4005


For general enquiries, email Raj Gill on or telephone +44 (0)116 258 4005.

Personal details

  • NIHR, Senior Investigator Award, 2014


Mauricio D, Meneghini L, Seufert J, Liao L, Wang H, Tong L, Cali A, Stella P, Carita P, Khunti K. Glycaemic control and hypoglycaemia burden in patients with type 2 diabetes initiating basal insulin in Europe and the USA. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism [Accepted Online 2 March 2017] DOI: 10.1111/dom.12927 PMID: 28251792

Khunti K, Davies MJ. Clinical Inertia – time to reappraise the terminology? Primary Care Diabetes [Epub 20 Feb 2017] DOI: 10.1016/j.pcd.2017.01.007 PMID: 28222959

Paul S, Owusu Adjah E, Samanta M, Patel K, Bellary S, Hanif W, Khunti K. Comparison of body mass index at diagnosis of diabetes in a multiethnic population: a case-control study with matched non-diabetic controls. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 2017. DOI: 10.1111/dom.12915. [Epub 17 Feb] PMID: 28211609

Chatterjee S, Khunti K, Davies MJ. Type 2 Diabetes. The Lancet 10 Feb 2017 DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30058-2 PMID: 28190580

Bakrania K, Edwardson CL, Khunti K, Henson J, Stamatakis E, Hamer M, Davies MJ, Yates T. Associations of objectively measured moderate-to-vigorous-intensity physical activity and sedentary time with all-cause mortality in a population of adults at high risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Preventive Medicine Reports, 26 Jan 5:285-8. [Available Online 26 January 2017] DOI: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2017.01.013 PMID: 28149710

Kunutsor SK, Seidu S, Khunti K. Statins and primary prevention of venous thromboembolism: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The Lancet Haematology 4(2) e83-e93 [Epub 13 Jan 2017] DOI: 10.1016/S2352-3026(16)30184-3 PMID: 28089655

Carter P, Bodicoat DH, Jones A, Khunti K, Davies MJ, Edwardson CL, Henson J, Yates T, Coombes E. The impact of neighbourhood walkability on the effectiveness of a structured education programme to increase objectively measured walking. Journal of Public Health 1-8 2017 Jan 9. DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdw144. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28069992

Leal J, Ahrabian D, Davies MJ, Gray LJ, Khunti K, Yates T, Gray AM. Cost-effectiveness of a pragmatic structured education intervention for the prevention of type 2 diabetes: economic evaluation of data from the Let’s Prevent diabetes cluster-randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open 2017 Jan 9;7(1):e013592. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013592 PMID: 28069625

Edwardson CL, Henson J, Bodicoat DH, Bakrania K, Khunti K, Davies MJ, Yates T. Associations of re-allocating sitting time into standing or stepping with glucose, insulin and insulin sensitivity: a cross sectional analysis of adults at risk of type 2 diabetes. BMJ Open 13 Jan 7(1):e014267. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014267 PMID: 28087555

Including Khunti K. The Berlin Declaration: A collective ambition for policy change to drive early action in type 2 diabetes. International Diabetes Federation, December 2016. Asset ID: 1.016.532,011. Available from

Webb DR, Zaccardi F, Davies MJ, Griffin SJ, Wareham NJ, Simmons RK, Rutten GE, Sandbaek A, Borch-Johnsen K, Khunti K. Cardiovascular risk factors and incident albuminuria in screen-detected type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Metabolism Research and Reviews. 2016 Dec 28. [Epub ahead of print] DOI: 10.1002/dmrr.2877 PMID: 28029211

Htike ZZ, Zaccardi F, Papamargaritis DM Webb DR, Khunti K, Davies MJ. Efficacy and Safety of Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists in type 2 diabetes Systematic review and mixed-treatment comparison analysis. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 2016 Dec 15. [Epub ahead of print] DOI: 10.1111/dom.12849 PMID: 27981757

McGill M, Blonde L, Chan JCN, Khunti K, Lavelle FJ, Bailey CJ. The interdisciplinary team in type 2 diabetes management: challenges and best practice solutions from real-world scenarios. Journal of Clinical & Translational Endocrinology 7, 21-27[Epub 9 Dec 2016] DOI: 10.1016/j.jcte.2016.12.001

Khunti K, Damci T, Husemoen LL, Babu V, Liebl A. Exploring the characteristics of suboptimally controlled patients after 24 weeks of basal insulin treatment: an individualized approach to intensification. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 123 Jan 2017 209-217 [Epub 9 December 2016] DOI: 10.1016/j.diabres.2016.11.028

Patel N, Batisti Ferrer H, Tyrer F, Wray P, Farooqi A, Davies M, Khunti K. Barriers and facilitators to healthy lifestyle changes in minority ethnic populations in the UK: a narrative review. Journal of Ethnic Health Disparities 1-13 DOI: 10.1007/s40615-016-0316-y [Epub 7 Dec 2016] PMID: 27928772

Alharbi NS, Alsubki N, Jones S, Khunti K, Munro N, de Lusignan S. Impact of Information Technology–Based Interventions for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus on Glycemic Control: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2016 Nov 25;18(11):e310 DOI: 10.2196/jmir.5778 PMID: 27888169

Zaccardi F, Dhalwani N, Papamargaritis D, Webb DR, Murphy GJ, Davies MJ, Khunti K. Nonlinear association of body mass index with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in type 2 diabetes mellitus - Systematic review and meta-analysis of 414,587 participants in prospective studies. Diabetologia. 60(2) 240-8 [Epub ahead of print 25 Nov 2016] DOI: 10.1007/s00125-016-4162-6 PMID: 27888288

Kar D, Gillies C, Zaccardi F, Webb D, Seidu S, Tesfaye S, Davies M, Khunti K. Relationship of cardiometabolic parameters in non-smokers, current smokers and quitters in diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Cardiovascular Diabetology 2016 Nov 24;15(1):158. DOI: 10.1186/s12933-016-0475-5 PMID: 27881170

International Hypoglycaemia Study Group, including Khunti K. Erratum to: Glucose concentrations of less than 3.0 mmol/l (54 mg/dl) should be reported in clinical trials: a joint position statement of the American Diabetes Association and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes. Diabetologia [Epub 21 Nov 2016] 2017 60(2) 377. DOI: 10.1007/s00125-016-4146-6 PMID: 27921135

International Hypoglycaemia Study Group, including Khunti K. Glucose Concentrations of Less Than 3.0 mmol/L (54 mg/dL) Should Be Reported in Clinical Trials: A Joint Position Statement of the American Diabetes Association and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes. Diabetes Care 2017 Jan; 40(1) 155-7 DOI: 10.2337/dc16-2215 PMID: 27872155 [Epub 21 November 2016]

Bain S, Druyts E, Balijepalli C, Baxter CA, Currie C, Das R, Donnelly R, Khunti K, Langerman H, Leigh P, Siliman G, Thorlund K, Toor K, Vora J, Mills E. Cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality associated with sulfonylureas compared to other antihyperglycaemic drugs: A Bayesian meta-analysis of survival data. 19(3) 329-335 Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism [Epub 14 Nov 2016] DOI: 10.1111/dom.12821 PMID: 27862902

Gholap NN, Achana FA, Davies MJ, Ray KK, Gray L, Khunti K. Long-term mortality following acute myocardial infarction among those with and without diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis of studies in the post reperfusion era. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 19(3) 364-374 [Epub 12 Nov 2016] DOI: 10.1111/dom.12827 PMID: 27862801

Müller N, Khunti K, Kuss O, Lindblad U, Nolan JJ, Rutten GEHM, Trento M, Porta M, Roth J, Charpentier G, Jörgens V, Müller UA. Is there evidence of potential overtreatment of glycaemia in elderly people with type 2 diabetes? Data from the GUIDANCE study. Acta Diabetologica 54(2) 209-214 [Epub 11 Nov 2016] DOI: 10.1007/s00592-016-0939-9 PMID: 27837286

Hadjiconstantinou M, Byrne J, Bodicoat DH, Robertson N, Eborall H, Khunti K, Davies MJ. Do Web-Based Interventions Improve Well-Being in Type 2 Diabetes? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Med Internet Res 2016 Oct 21;18(10) e270 DOI: 10.2196/jmir.5991. PMID: 27769955

Seidu S, Khunti K, Davies MJ, Stribling B, Farooqi A, Brady E, Bodicoat, D. Evaluating the impact of an enhanced primary care diabetes service on diabetes outcomes: a before-after study. Primary Care Diabetes 2016 Oct 10. pii: S1751-9918(16)30101-2. DOI: 10.1016/j.pcd.2016.09.005. PMID: 27745857

Bakrania K, Khunti K, Rowlands R, Davies M, Jelleyman C, Bunnewell S, Sanders J, Esliger D. Intensity thresholds on raw acceleration data: Euclidean Norm Minus One (ENMO) and Mean Amplitude Deviation (MAD) approaches. PLoS One 2016 Oct 5;11(10):e0164045. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0164045. PMID: 27706241

Khunti K, Millar-Jones D. Clinical inertia to insulin initiation and intensification in the UK: a focused literature review. Primary Care Diabetes. 11(1); 3-12 [Epub ahead of print 7 Oct 2016] DOI: 10.1016/j.pcd.2016.09.003 PMID: 27727005

Gossage-Worrall R, Holt RIG, Barnard K, Carey ME, Davies MJ, Dickens C, Doherty Y, Edwardson C, French P, Gaughran F, Greenwood K, Kalidindi S, Hind D, Khunti K et al. STEPWISE – STructured lifestyle Education for People WIth SchizophrEnia: a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials 29 Sept 2016 17(1):475 DOI: 10.1186/s13063-016-1572-1 PMID: 27681572

Harrington D, Edwardson C, Henson J, Khunti K, Yates T, Davies M. Moderate to vigorous physical activity, not sedentary time, is associated with total and regional adiposity in a sample of UK adults at risk of type 2 diabetes. Physiological Measurement 2016 Sep 21;37(10):1862-1871 DOI: 10.1088/0967-3334/37/10/1862 PMID: 27654326

Tyrer F, Dunkley AJ, Spong R, Gangadharan SK, Bhaumik S, Khunti K. Involving service users with intellectual disability in research: experiences from the STOP Diabetes Study. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities. 2016 DOI: 10.1111/jppi.12176 [Epub 18th Sep 2016]

Montvida O, Klein K, Kumar S, Khunti K, Paul SK. Addition of or Switch to Insulin Therapy in People Treated with GLP-1 Receptor Agonists: A Real World Study in 66,583 Patients. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 19(1) 108-17 [Epub 18 October 2016] DOI: 10.1111/dom.12790 PMID: 27629433

Bain SC, Feher M, Russell-Jones D, Khunti K. Management of type 2 diabetes: the current situation and key opportunities to improve care in the UK. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 18(12), 1157-66. 2016 Aug 5. DOI: 10.1111/dom.12760. [Epub 2016 Sep 14] PMID: 27491724

Htike ZZ, Zaccardi F, Chatterjee S, Khunti K, Davies MJ. Glucagon like peptide-1 receptor agonist (GLP-1RA) therapy in management of type 2 diabetes: choosing the right agent for individualised care. The British Journal of Diabetes 2016 July/August/September 16(3) 128 – 137 DOI: 10.15277/bjd.2016.091

Patel N, Willis A, Stone M, Barber S, Gray L, Davies M, Khunti K. Developing a Conceptually Equivalent Type 2 Diabetes Risk Score for Indian Gujaratis in the UK. Journal of Diabetes Research 2016, 9 pages, Article ID 8107108 DOI: 10.1155/2016/8107108

Simmons RK, Borch-Johnson K, Lauritzen T, Rutten GEHM, Sandbaek A, Van Den Donk M, Black J, Tao L, William E, Davies MJ, Khunti K, Sharp S, Wareham N, Griffin S. A randomised trial of the effect and cost-effectiveness of early intensive multifactorial therapy on five-year cardiovascular outcomes in individuals with screen-detected type 2 diabetes: the ADDITION-Europe study. Health Technol Assess 2016 Aug;20(64):1-86. DOI: 10.3310/hta20640 PMID: 27583404

Yates T, Edwardson CL, Henson J, Gray L, Ashra NB, Troughton J, Khunti K, Davies MJ. Walking away from Type 2 diabetes: A cluster randomised controlled trial. Diabetic Medicine 2016 Sep 2. DOI: 10.1111/dme.13254. PMID: 27589017

Willis A, Roshan M, Patel N, Gray L, Davies MJ, Khunti K. A community faith centre based screening and educational intervention to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes: A feasibility study. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 2016 Oct; 120, 73-80 [Epub 6th August 2016], DOI: 10.1016/j.diabres.2016.07.025.

Danese MD, Gleeson M, Kutikova L, Griffiths RI, Azough A, Khunti K, Seshasi SR, Ray KK. Estimating the Economic Burden of Cardiovascular Events in Patients Receiving Lipid Modifying Therapy in the United Kingdom. BMJ Open 2016 Aug 5;6(8):e011805. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011805. PMID: 27496237

Zaccardi F, Davies MJ, Dhalwani NN, Webb DR, Housley G, Shaw D, Hatton JW, Khunti K. Trends in hospital admissions for hypoglycaemia in England: a retrospective, observational study. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2016 Aug;4(8):677-85. DOI: 10.1016/S2213-8587(16)30091-2. [Epub 2016 Jun 9] PMID: 27293218

Dhalwani NN, Zaccardi F, O'Donovan G, Carter P, Hamer M, Yates T, Davies MJ, Khunti K. Association between lifestyle factors and the incidence of multimorbidity in an older English population. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 1-7 2016 Jul 28. pii: glw146. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27470302

Htike ZZ, Yates T, Brady EM, Webb D, Gray LJ, Swarbrick D, McCann GP, Khunti K and Davies MJ. Rationale and design of the randomised controlled trial to assess the impact of liraglutide on cardiac function and structure in young adults with type 2 diabetes (the LYDIA study). Cardiovascular Diabetology 2016 Jul 21;15(1):102. DOI: 10.1186/s12933-016-0421-6. PMID: 27440110

Gray L, Yates T, Troughton J, Khunti K, Davies MJ, the “Let’s Prevent Diabetes” Team. Engagement, retention, and progression to type 2 diabetes: a retrospective analysis of the cluster-randomized "Let's Prevent Diabetes" trial. PLoS Medicine 2016 Jul 12;13(7):e1002078. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002078. [Accepted Article 3 June 2016] PMID: 27404094

Chatterjee S, Khunti K, Davies MJ. Optimizing Management of Glycaemia. Best Practice & Research: Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 2016 June 30(3), 397–411. DOI:10.1016/j.beem.2016.06.002 PMID: 27432074

Davies MJ, Chatterjee S, Khunti K. The treatment of type 2 diabetes in the presence of renal impairment: what we should know about newer therapies. Clinical Pharmacology: Advances and Applications 2016 Jun 23;8:61-81. DOI: 10.2147/CPAA.S82008. PMID: 27382338

Khunti K, Alsifri S, Aronson R, Berković MC, Enters-Weijnen C et al on behalf of the HAT Investigator Group. Rates and predictors of hypoglycaemia in 27,585 people from 24 countries with insulin-treated type 1 and type 2 diabetes: the global HAT study. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2016 Sep;18(9):907-15. DOI: 10.1111/dom.12689. [Epub 2016 Jun 20] PMID: 27161418

Khunti K, Chatterjee S, Carey M, Daly H, Batista-Ferrer H, and Davies MJ. New drug treatments versus structured education programmes for type 2 diabetes: comparing cost-effectiveness. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2016 Jul;4(7):557-9. DOI: 10.1016/S2213-8587(16)30048-1. [Epub 2016 May 24] PMID: 27235133

Zaccardi F, Webb DR, Htike ZZ, Youssef D, Khunti K, Davies MJ. Efficacy and safety of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors in type 2 diabetes mellitus: Systematic review and network meta-analysis. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism. 2016 Aug;18(8):783-94. DOI: 10.1111/dom.12670. [Epub 2016 May 13]. PMID: 27059700

Rowlands AV, Yates T, Khunti K, Davies MJ, Edwardson CL. Raw accelerometer data analysis with GGIR R-package: Does accelerometer brand matter? Med Sci Sports Exerc 48(10), 1935-41. 2016 May 13. [Epub ahead of print] DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000978 PMID: 27183118

Khunti K, Gillies C, Dallosso H, Brady E, Gray LJ, Kilgallen G, Willis A, Zafar A, Davies MJ. Assessment of response rates and yields for Two opportunistic Tools for Early detection of Non-diabetic hyperglycaemia and Diabetes (ATTEND). A randomised controlled trial and cost-effectiveness analysis. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 2016 Aug: 118, 12-20. [Available Online 6 May 2016] DOI: PMID: 27485852

Chang KC, Lee JT, Vamos EP, Soljak M, Johnston D, Khunti K, Majeed A, Millett C. Impact of the National Health Service Health Check on cardiovascular disease risk: a difference-in-differences matching analysis. CMAJ 2016 Jul 12;188(10):E228-38. DOI: 10.1503/cmaj.151201. [Epub 2016 May 2]. PMID: 27141033

Yates T, Khunti K. Epidemiology: The diabetes mellitus tsunami: worse than the 'Spanish flu' pandemic? Comment on: (Worldwide trends in diabetes since 1980: a pooled analysis of 751 population-based studies with 4·4 million participants, Lancet 387, 1513–1530 (2016)). Nat Rev Endocrinol. eLetter 2016 Jul;12(7):377-8. DOI: 10.1038/nrendo.2016.74. [Epub 2016 May 20] PMID: 27199294

O’Donovan G, Bakrania K, Ghouri N, Yates T, Gray L, Hamer M, Stamatakis E, Khunti K, Davies MJ, Sattar N, Gill J. Nonexercise Equations to Estimate Fitness in White European and South Asian Men. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 May;48(5):854-9. DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000836 PMID: 26694847

Kunutsor S, Seidu S, Khunti K. Aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality events in diabetes: updated meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Diabet Med. 34(3) 316-327 2016. DOI: 10.1111/dme.13133. [Epub 22 May 2016] PMID: 27086572

Hope SV, Wienand-Barnett S, Shepherd M, King SM, Fox C, Khunti K, Oram RA, Knight BA, Hattersley AT, Jones AG, Shields BM. Practical Classification Guidelines for Diabetes in patients treated with insulin: a cross-sectional study of the accuracy of diabetes diagnosis. British Journal of General Practice 2016 May;66(646):e315-22. DOI: 10.3399/bjgp16X684961. [Epub 2016 Apr 14] PMID: 27080317

Yusuf S, Bosch J, Dagenais G, Zhu J, Xavier D, Liu L, Pais P, López-Jaramillo P, Leiter LA, Dans A, Avezum A, Piegas LS, Parkhomenko A, Keltai K, Keltai M, Sliwa K, Peters RJG, Held C, Chazova I, Yusoff K, Lewis BS, Jansky P, Khunti K et al; HOPE-3 Investigators. Cholesterol Lowering in Intermediate-Risk Persons without Cardiovascular Disease. New England Journal of Medicine 2016 May 26;374(21):2021-31. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1600176. [Epub 2016 Apr 2] PMID: 27040132

Lonn EM, Bosch J, López-Jaramillo P, Zhu J, Liu L, Pais P, Diaz R, Xavier D, Sliwa K, Dans A, Avezum A, Piegas LS, Keltai K, Keltai M, Chazova I, Peters RJG, Held C, Yusoff K, Lewis BS, Jansky P, Parkhomenko A, Khunti K et al; HOPE-3 Investigators. Blood-pressure lowering in intermediate-risk persons without cardiovascular disease. New England Journal of Medicine 2016 May 26;374(21):2009-20. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1600175. [Epub 2016 Apr 2] PMID: 27041480

Yusuf S, Lonn E, Pais P, Bosch J, López-Jaramillo P, Zhu J, Xavier D, Avezum A, Leiter LA, Piegas LS, Parkhomenko A, Keltai M, Keltai K, Sliwa K, Chazova I, Peters RJG, Held C, Yusoff K, Lewis BS, Jansky P, Khunti K et al; HOPE-3 Investigators. Blood-pressure and cholesterol lowering in persons without cardiovascular disease. New England Journal of Medicine 2016 May 26;374(21):2032-43. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1600177. [Epub 2016 Apr 2.]. PMID: 27039945

Khunti K, Nikolajsen A, Thorsted BL, Andersen M, Davies MJ, Paul SK. Clinical Inertia with regard to intensifying therapy in people with type 2 diabetes treated with basal insulin. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 2016 Apr;18(4):401-9. DOI: 10.1111/dom.12626. [Epub 2016 Feb 9] PMID: 26743666

Rowlands AV, Yates T, Olds TS, Davies MJ, Khunti K, Edwardson CL. Sedentary Sphere: Wrist-Worn Accelerometer-Brand Independent Posture Classification. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 Apr;48(4):748-54. DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000813. PMID: 26559451

Khunti K, Bellary S, Karamat MA, Patel K, Patel V, Jones A, Gray J, Shepherd P, Hanif W and The South Asian Health Foundation. Representation of people of South Asian Origin in cardiovascular outcome trials of glucose-lowering therapies in Type 2 diabetes. Diabetic Medicine 34(1), 64-8. 2016 Mar 1. DOI: 10.1111/dme.13103. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26926478

Bodicoat DH, Khunti K, Srinivasan BT, Mostafa S, Gray LJ, Davies MJ, Webb DR. Incident Type 2 diabetes and the effect of early regression to normoglycaemia in a population with impaired glucose regulation. Diabetic Medicine. 34(3) 396-404 DOI: 10.1111/dme.13091. [Epub 3 Mar 2016] PMID: 26871995

Gururaj SS, Crasto W, Jarvis J, Khunti K, Davies MJ. New insulins and newer insulin regimes: a review of their role in improving glycaemic control in patients with diabetes. Postgrad Med J 2016 Mar;92(1085):152-64. DOI: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2015-133716. [Epub 2016 Feb 3] PMID: 26842973

Ali S, Davies MJ, Brady EM, Gray LJ, Khunti K, Beshyah SA, Hanif W. Guidelines for managing diabetes in Ramadan. Diabetic Medicine 33(10 – Special Issue on Diabetes and Childhood) 1315-29 2016 Jan 23. DOI: 10.1111/dme.13080. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26802436

Seidu S, Walker N, Bodicoat DH, Davies MJ, Khunti K. A systematic review of interventions targeting primary care or community based professionals on cardio-metabolic risk factor control in people with diabetes. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2016 Mar;113:1-13. DOI: 10.1016/j.diabres.2016.01.022. [Epub 2016 Jan 21] PMID: 26972954

Dhalwani N, O'Donovan G, Zaccardi F, Hamer M, Yates T, Davies MJ, and Khunti K. Long term trends of multimorbidity and association with physical activity in older English population. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2016 Jan 19;13:8. DOI: 10.1186/s12966-016-0330-9. PMID: 26785753

Bakrania K, Edwardson CL, Bodicoat DH, Esliger D, Gill J, Kazi A, Velayudhan L, Sinclair AJ, Sattar N, Biddle S, Khunti K, Davies MJ, and Yates T. Associations of mutually exclusive categories of physical activity and sedentary time with markers of cardiometabolic health in English adults: a cross-sectional analysis of the Health Survey for England. BMC Public Health 2016 Jan 12;16:25. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-2694-9. PMID: 26753523

Edwardson C, Rowlands A, Bunnewell S, Sanders J, Esliger D, Gorely T, O’Connell S, Davies MJ, Khunti K, Yates T. Accuracy of posture allocation algorithms for thigh and waist-worn accelerometers. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 Jun;48(6):1085-90. DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000865 [Epub ahead of print Jan 7] PMID: 26741122

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  • Professional interest in quality improvement, especially in cardiovascular disease and diabetes, and in teaching
  • Interest in evidence-based medicine and audit
  • Interest in cardiovascular medicine and diabetes



Current students

Yogini Chudasama January 2017 –
University of Leicester, with Professor Khunti, Diabetes Research Centre
Epidemiology and health care costs of multimorbidity in the UK

Claire Fitzpatrick January 2017
University of Leicester, jointly with Dr Chatterjee and Professor Khunti, Diabetes Research Centre
Hypoglycaemia Risk in South Asian Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Usman Muhammad October 2016 to October 2017
University of Leicester, jointly with Clare Gillies and Professor Khunti, Department of Health Sciences
Intensive multifactorial interventions in individuals with type 2 diabetes and micro-albuminuria. A Decision model to assess long-term cost-effectiveness

Michelle Hadjiconstantinou October 2014 –
University of Leicester, with Professor Khunti, Diabetes Research Centre
The effectiveness of web-based interventions to improve wellbeing in type 2 diabetes

Kishan Bakrania May 2014 -
University of Leicester, jointly with Professor Khunti, Professor Davies and Dr Tom Yates, Diabetes Research Centre.
Novel approaches for analysing accelerometer data

Zin Zin Htike January 2014 to March 2018
University of Leicester, jointly with Dr Webb, Professor Davies and Professor Khunti, Diabetes Research Centre.
Impact of Liraglutide on cardiac function and structure in young adults with type 2 diabetes

Charlotte Jelleyman October 2013 to September 2016
University of Leicester, jointly with Dr Yates, Professor Khunti and Professor Davies, Diabetes Research Centre.
High intensity interval training: Can metabolic benefits be translated to clinical groups?

Matthew McCarthy October 2013 to March 2017
University of Leicester, jointly with Dr Yates, Professor Khunti and Professor Davies, Diabetes Research Centre.
Glucose control and metabolic heath in chronic disease: Are novel approaches to increased physical activity/reduced sedentary behaviour effective?

Nitin Gholap January 2011
University of Leicester, with Professor Khunti, Department of Health Sciences
Prevalence and prognostic implications of chronic hyperglycaemia in South Asian and White European individuals following an acute myocardial infarction

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