Professor Kim Donaghue

Head of Diabetes Services
Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead

C29 - Children's Hospital Westmead
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

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Biographical details

Co-Head of Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes [More...]

Research interests

Childhood diabetes and its complications

Evidence-based medicine

Paediatric endocrinology

Current national competitive grants*

2010

Intervention to reduce the risk of diabetic retinopathy and early adverse retinal changes in type 1 diabetes
Donaghue K, Jones T, Cheung N, Craig M, Cameron F, Couper J, Cotterill A, Davis E
NHMRC Project Grant ($1,226,875 over 5 years)

* Grants administered through the University of Sydney

Publications

2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

2014

   
  • Wheeler, B., Donaghue, K., Heels, K., Ambler, G. (2014), Family Perceptions of Insulin Pump Adverse Events in Children and Adolescents. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics. 16(4), 204-207. [Abstract]
  • Pham-Short, A., Donaghue, K., Ambler, G., Chan, A., Hing, S., Cusumano, J., Craig, M. (2014), Early elevation of albumin excretion rate is associated with poor gluten-free diet adherence in young people with coeliac disease and diabetes. Diabetic Medicine. 31(2), 208¿212. [Abstract]
  • Shun, C., Donaghue, K., Phelan, H., Twigg, S., Craig, M. (2014), Thyroid autoimmunity in Type 1 diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis. Diabetic Medicine. 31(2), 126¿135. [Abstract]
  • Islam, S., Abraham, A., Donaghue, K., Chan, A., Lloyd, M., Srinivasan, S., Craig, M. (2014), Plateau of adiposity in Australian children diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes: a 20-year study. Diabetic Medicine. 31(6), 686-690. [Abstract]
  • Cho, Y., Craig, M., Srinivasan, S., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Mitchell, P., Jopling, T., Donaghue, K. (2014), Heart rate variability in pubertal girls with type 1 diabetes: its relationship with glycemic control, insulin resistance and hyperandrogenism. Clinical Endocrinology. 80(6), 818-824. [Abstract]
  • Cho, Y., Craig, M., Donaghue, K. (2014), Puberty as an accelerator for diabetes complications. Pediatric Diabetes. 15(1), 18-26. [Abstract]

2013

   
  • Tang, M., Donaghue, K., Cho, Y., Craig, M. (2013), Autonomic neuropathy in young people with type 1 diabetes: a systematic review. Pediatric Diabetes. 14(4), 239-248. [Abstract]
  • Flemming, G., Klammt, J., Ambler, G., Bao, Y., Blum, W., Cowell, C., Donaghue, K., Howard, N., Kumar, A., Sanchez, J., Stobbe, H., Pfäffle, R. (2013), Functional characterization of a heterozygous GLI2 missense mutation in patients with multiple pituitary hormone deficiency. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 98(3), E567-575. [Abstract]
  • Heels, K., Harkin, N., Donaghue, K. (2013), Diabetes During Adolescence. In: A Clinical Handbook in Adolescent Medicine. (pp.467-478).United States: World Scientific Publishing.
  • Poon, M., Craig, M., Kaur, H., Cusumano, J., Sasongko, M., Wong, T., Donaghue, K. (2013), Vitamin d deficiency is not associated with changes in retinal geometric parameters in young people with type 1 diabetes. Journal of Diabetes Research. 2013, 280691. [Abstract]

2012

   
  • Claessen, F., Donaghue, K., Craig, M. (2012), Consistently high incidence of diabetic ketoacidosis in children with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes. Medical Journal of Australia. 197(4), 216. [Abstract]
  • Pham-Short, A., Donaghue, K., Ambler, G., Chan, A., Craig, M. (2012), Coeliac disease in Type 1 diabetes from 1990 to 2009: higher incidence in young children after longer diabetes duration. Diabetic Medicine. 29(9), e286-e289. [Abstract]
  • Balzer, B., Graham, C., Craig, M., Selvadurai, H., Donaghue, K., Brand-Miller, J., Steinbeck, K. (2012), Low glycaemic index dietary interventions in youth with cystic fibrosis: a systematic review and discussion of the clinical implications. Nutrients. 4(4), 286-296. [Abstract]
  • Benitez-Aguirre, P., Craig, M., Jenkins, A., Gallego, P., Cusumano, J., Duffin, A., Hing, S., Donaghue, K. (2012), Plantar fascia thickness is longitudinally associated with retinopathy and renal dysfunction: a prospective study from adolescence to adulthood. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. 6(2), 348-355. [Abstract]
  • Benitez-Aguirre, P., Sasongko, M., Craig, M., Jenkins, A., Cusumano, J., Cheung, N., Wong, T., Donaghue, K. (2012), Retinal vascular geometry predicts incident renal dysfunction in young people with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 35(3), 599-604. [Abstract]
  • Kordonouri, O., Maguire, A., Knip, M., Schober, E., Lorini, R., Holl, R., Donaghue, K. (2012), Other complications and associated conditions. In: The Global IDF/ISPAD Guideline for Diabetes in Childhood and Adolescence. (pp.123-128).Belgium: International Diabetes Foundation.
  • Donaghue, K., Keech, A., Craig, M., O'Connell, P. (2012), A 'cure' for diabetes and its complications. In: A Modern Epidemic. (pp.401-420).Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Sasongko, M., Wong, T., Donaghue, K., Cheung, N., Jenkins, A., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Wang, J. (2012), Retinal arteriolar tortuosity is associated with retinopathy and early kidney dysfunction in type 1 diabetes. American Journal of Ophthalmology. 153(1), 176-83.e1. [Abstract]

2011

   
  • Cho, Y., Craig, M., Hing, S., Gallego, P., Poon, M., Chan, A., Donaghue, K. (2011), Microvascular complications assessment in adolescents with 2- to 5-yr duration of type 1 diabetes from 1990 to 2006. Pediatric diabetes. 12(8), 682-9. [Abstract]
  • Craig, M., Donaghue, K., Cameron, F., Silink, M. (2011), Change of HbA1c reporting to the new SI units. The Medical Journal of Australia. 195(9), 514-515. [Abstract]
  • Downie, E., Craig, M., Hing, S., Cusumano, J., Chan, A., Donaghue, K. (2011), Continued reduction in the prevalence of retinopathy in adolescents with type 1 diabetes: role of insulin therapy and glycemic control. Diabetes Care. 34(11), 2368-2373. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D., Tobin, B., Hamblin, J., Slaytor, E., Donaghue, K., Munns, C., Kilham, H. (2011), Managing ethically questionable parental requests: Growth suppression and manipulation of puberty. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 47(9), 581-584. [Abstract]
  • Benitez-Aguirre, P., Craig, M., Sasongko, M., Jenkins, A., Wong, T., Wang, J., Cheung, N., Donaghue, K. (2011), Retinal Vascular Geometry Predicts Incident Retinopathy in Young People With Type 1 Diabetes: A prospective cohort study from adolescence. Diabetes care. 34(7), 1622-7. [Abstract]
  • Kaur, H., Donaghue, K., Chan, A., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Hing, S., Lloyd, M., Cusumano, J., Pryke, A., Craig, M. (2011), Vitamin D Deficiency Is Associated With Retinopathy in Children and Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes care. 34(6), 1400-2. [Abstract]
  • Craig, M., Twigg, S., Donaghue, K., Cheung, N., Cameron, F., Conn, J., Jenkins, A. (2011), National Evidence-Based Clinical Care Guidelines for Type 1 Diabetes in Children, Adolescents and Adults. Australia: Australian Government Department of Health and Age.

2010

   
  • Cho, Y., Couper, J., Donaghue, K. (2010), Complications of childhood diabetes and the role of technology. Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews. 7 Suppl 3, 422-431. [Abstract]
  • Rana, M., Munns, C., Selvadurai, H., Donaghue, K., Craig, M. (2010), Cystic fibrosis-related diabetes in children-gaps in the evidence?. Nature reviews. Endocrinology. 6(7), 371-8. [Abstract]
  • Sasongko, M., Wang, J., Donaghue, K., Cheung, N., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Jenkins, A., Hsu, W., Lee, M., Wong, T. (2010), Alterations in retinal microvascular geometry in young type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 33(6), 1331-1336. [Abstract]
  • Donaghue, K. (2010), Measuring the effect of guidelines. Pediatric Diabetes. 11(2), 83-84. [Abstract]

2009

   
  • Rains, P., Rampersad, N., De Lima, J., Murrell, D., Kinchington, D., Lee, J., Maguire, A., Donaghue, K. (2009), Cortisol response to general anaesthesia for medical imaging in children. Clinical endocrinology. 71(6), 834-9. [Abstract]
  • Lim, S., Cheung, N., Wang, J., Donaghue, K., Liew, G., Islam, F., Jenkins, A., Wong, T. (2009), Retinal vascular fractal dimension and risk of early diabetic retinopathy: A prospective study of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 32(11), 2081-2083. [Abstract]
  • Craig, M., Hattersley, A., Donaghue, K. (2009), Definition, epidemiology and classification of diabetes in children and adolescents. Pediatric Diabetes. 10(Suppl 12), 3-12. [Abstract]
  • Couper, J., Donaghue, K. (2009), Phases of diabetes in children and adolescents. Pediatric Diabetes. 10(Supp 12), 13-16. [Abstract]
  • Kordonouri, O., Maguire, A., Knip, M., Schober, E., Lorini, R., Holl, R., Donaghue, K. (2009), Other complications and associated conditions with diabetes in children and adolescents. Pediatric Diabetes. 10(Supp 12), 204-210. [Abstract]
  • Rewers, M., Pihoker, C., Donaghue, K., Hanas, R., Swift, P., Klingensmith, G. (2009), Assessment and monitoring of glycemic control in children and adolescents with diabetes. Pediatric Diabetes. 10(Supp 12), 71-81. [Abstract]
  • O'Riordan, S., Robinson, P., Donaghue, K., Moran, A. (2009), Management of cystic fibrosis-related diabetes in children and adolescents. Pediatric Diabetes. 10(Supp 12), 43-50. [Abstract]
  • Hattersley, A., Bruining, J., Shield, J., Njolstad, P., Donaghue, K. (2009), The diagnosis and management of monogenic diabetes in children and adolescents. Pediatric Diabetes. 10(Supp 12), 33-42. [Abstract]
  • Cheung, N., Donaghue, K., Liew, G., Rogers, S., Wang, J., Lim, S., Jenkins, A., Hsu, W., Li Lee, M., Wong, T. (2009), Quantitative assessment of early diabetic retinopathy using fractal analysis. Diabetes care. 32(1), 106-110. [Abstract]

2008

   
  • Cheung, N., Rogers, S., Donaghue, K., Jenkins, A., Tikellis, G., Wong, T. (2008), Retinal arteriolar dilation predicts retinopathy in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes care. 31(9), 1842-1846. [Abstract]
  • Wiltshire, E., Mohsin, F., Chan, A., Donaghue, K. (2008), Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase and methionine synthase reductase gene polymorphisms and protection from microvascular complications in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Pediatric diabetes. 9(4 Pt 2), 348-353. [Abstract]
  • Gallego, P., Craig, M., Duffin, A., Bennetts, B., Jenkins, A., Hofer, S., Lam, A., Donaghue, K. (2008), Association between p.Leu54Met Polymorphism at the Paraoxonase-1 Gene and Plantar Fascia Thickness in Young Subjects with Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes care. 31(8), 1585-9. [Abstract]
  • Stone, M., Walker, J., Chisholm, D., Craig, M., Donaghue, K., Crock, P., Anderson, D., Verge, C. (2008), The addition of rosiglitazone to insulin in adolescents with type 1 diabetes and poor glycaemic control: a randomized-controlled trial. Pediatric diabetes. 9(4 Pt 1), 326-34. [Abstract]
  • O'Riordan, S., Robinson, P., Donaghue, K., Moran, A. (2008), Management of cystic fibrosis-related diabetes. Pediatric diabetes. 9(4 Pt 1), 338-344. [Abstract]
  • Craig, M., Duffin, A., Gallego, P., Lam, A., Cusumano, J., Hing, S., Donaghue, K. (2008), Plantar fascia thickness, a measure of tissue glycation, predicts the development of complications in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 31(6), 1201-1206. [Abstract]
  • Gallego, P., Craig, M., Hing, S., Donaghue, K. (2008), Role of blood pressure in development of early retinopathy in adolescents with type 1 diabetes: prospective cohort study. BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 337, a918. [Abstract]
  • Donaghue, K., Mohsin, F., Stone, M. (2008), Chronic Complications of Childhood Diabetes. In: Epidemiology of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes. (pp.217-233).United States: Informa Healthcare.