Evaluation of the obesity paradox in diabetes: A longitudinal case-control study of half a million patients
Prof. Paul is leading an NHMRC funded large comparative longitudinal case-control study to understand the possible reasons behind the observed “obesity paradox” in patients with type 2 diabetes. This study is based on half-a-million subjects with complete clinical, prescription, medical and event history data from 1990 to 2014, with a median follow-up period of 9 years.
Prof Sanjoy Paul, Director
- Associate Professor Jonathan Shaw, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute
- Professor Azeem Majeed, Imperial College London, UK
- Professor Kamlesh Khunti, University of Leicester, UK
- Dr Kerenaftali Klein, University of Queensland
NHMRC Project Grant
- Paul SK, Shaw JE, Montvida O, Klein K. Weight gain in insulin-treated patients by body mass index category at treatment initiation: new evidence from real-world data in patients with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes, obesity & metabolism. 2016;18(12):1244-52.
- Paul SK, Owusu Adjah ES, Samanta M, Patel K, Bellary S, Hanif W, et al. Comparison of body mass index at diagnosis of diabetes in a multi-ethnic population: A case-control study with matched non-diabetic controls. Diabetes, obesity & metabolism. 2017