Dr Paul Benitez-Aguirre

Clinical Senior Lecturer
Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead

Telephone +61 2 9845 3172

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Journals

  • Benitez-Aguirre, P., Wong, T., Craig, M., Davis, E., Cotterill, A., Couper, J., Cameron, F., Mahmud, F., Jones, T., Hodgson, L., Donaghue, K., et al (2018). The Adolescent Cardio-Renal Intervention Trial (AdDIT): retinal vascular geometry and renal function in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Diabetologia, 61(4), 968-976. [More Information]
  • Marcovecchio, M., Tossavainen, P., Owen, K., Fullah, C., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Masi, S., Ong, K., Nguyen, H., Chiesa, S., Dalton, N., et al (2017). Clustering of cardio-metabolic risk factors in parents of adolescents with type 1 diabetes and microalbuminuria. Pediatric Diabetes, 18(8), 947-954. [More Information]
  • Benitez-Aguirre, P., Januszewski, A., Cho, Y., Craig, M., Jenkins, A., Donaghue, K. (2017). Early changes of arterial elasticity in Type 1 diabetes with microvascular complications - A cross-sectional study from childhood to adulthood. Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications, 31(12), 1674-1680. [More Information]
  • Cho, Y., Craig, M., Januszewski, A., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Hing, S., Jenkins, A., Donaghue, K. (2017). Higher skin autofluorescence in young people with Type 1 diabetes and microvascular complications. Diabetic Medicine, 34(4), 543-550. [More Information]
  • Velayutham, V., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Craig, M., Liew, G., Wong, T., Jenkins, A., Donaghue, K. (2017). Innovative technology shows impact of glycaemic control on peripheral retinal vessels in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Diabetologia, 60(10), 2103-2110. [More Information]
  • Selvakumar, D., Al-Sallami, H., De Bock, M., Ambler, G., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Wiltshire, E., Tham, E., Simm, P., Conwell, L., Carter, P., et al (2017). Insulin regimens for newly diagnosed children with type 1 diabetes mellitus in Australia and New Zealand: A survey of current practice. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 53(12), 1208-1214. [More Information]
  • Liew, G., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Craig, M., Jenkins, A., Hodgson, L., Kifley, A., Mitchell, P., Wong, T., Donaghue, K. (2017). Progressive retinal vasodilation in patients with type 1 diabetes: A longitudinal study of retinal vascular geometry. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 58(5), 2503-2509. [More Information]
  • Virk, S., Donaghue, K., Cho, Y., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Hing, S., Pryke, A., Chan, A., Craig, M. (2016). Association between HbA1c variability and risk of microvascular complications in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 101(9), 3257-3263. [More Information]
  • Zabeen, B., Craig, M., Virk, S., Pryke, A., Chan, A., Cho, Y., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Hing, S., Donaghue, K. (2016). Insulin Pump Therapy Is Associated with Lower Rates of Retinopathy and Peripheral Nerve Abnormality. PloS One, 11(4), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Stern, K., Cho, Y., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Jenkins, A., McGill, M., Mitchell, P., Keech, A., Donaghue, K. (2016). QT interval, corrected for heart rate, is associated with HbA1c concentration and autonomic function in diabetes. Diabetic Medicine, 33(10), 1415-1421. [More Information]
  • Ho, M., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Donaghue, K., Mitchell, P., Baur, L., Jenkins, A., Craig, M., Cowell, C., Garnett, S. (2015). Arterial elasticity in obese adolescents with clinical features of insulin resistance. Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research, 12(1), 62-69. [More Information]
  • Cho, Y., Craig, M., Davis, E., Cotterill, A., Couper, J., Cameron, F., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Dalton, N., Dunger, D., Jones, T., Donaghue, K. (2015). Cardiac autonomic dysfunction is associated with high-risk albumin-to-creatinine ratio in young adolescents with type 1 diabetes in AdDIT (adolescent type 1 diabetes cardio-renal interventional trial). Diabetes Care, 38(4), 676-681. [More Information]
  • Benitez-Aguirre, P., Craig, M., Cass, H., Sugden, C., Jenkins, A., Wang, J., Cusumano, J., Hodgson, L., Lee, K., Wong, T., Donaghue, K. (2015). Sex differences in retinal microvasculature through puberty in type 1 diabetes: are girls at greater risk of diabetic microvascular complications? Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 56(1), 571-577. [More Information]
  • Elleri, D., Allen, J., Tauschmann, M., El-Khairi, R., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Acerini, C., Dunger, D., Hovorka, R. (2014). Feasibility of overnight closed-loop therapy in young children with type 1 diabetes aged 3-6 years: comparison between diluted and standard insulin strength. BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care, 2(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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), 176-183. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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. Diabetes Care, 34(7), 1622-1627. [More Information]
  • 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), 1400-1402. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]

2018

  • Benitez-Aguirre, P., Wong, T., Craig, M., Davis, E., Cotterill, A., Couper, J., Cameron, F., Mahmud, F., Jones, T., Hodgson, L., Donaghue, K., et al (2018). The Adolescent Cardio-Renal Intervention Trial (AdDIT): retinal vascular geometry and renal function in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Diabetologia, 61(4), 968-976. [More Information]

2017

  • Marcovecchio, M., Tossavainen, P., Owen, K., Fullah, C., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Masi, S., Ong, K., Nguyen, H., Chiesa, S., Dalton, N., et al (2017). Clustering of cardio-metabolic risk factors in parents of adolescents with type 1 diabetes and microalbuminuria. Pediatric Diabetes, 18(8), 947-954. [More Information]
  • Benitez-Aguirre, P., Januszewski, A., Cho, Y., Craig, M., Jenkins, A., Donaghue, K. (2017). Early changes of arterial elasticity in Type 1 diabetes with microvascular complications - A cross-sectional study from childhood to adulthood. Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications, 31(12), 1674-1680. [More Information]
  • Cho, Y., Craig, M., Januszewski, A., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Hing, S., Jenkins, A., Donaghue, K. (2017). Higher skin autofluorescence in young people with Type 1 diabetes and microvascular complications. Diabetic Medicine, 34(4), 543-550. [More Information]
  • Velayutham, V., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Craig, M., Liew, G., Wong, T., Jenkins, A., Donaghue, K. (2017). Innovative technology shows impact of glycaemic control on peripheral retinal vessels in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Diabetologia, 60(10), 2103-2110. [More Information]
  • Selvakumar, D., Al-Sallami, H., De Bock, M., Ambler, G., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Wiltshire, E., Tham, E., Simm, P., Conwell, L., Carter, P., et al (2017). Insulin regimens for newly diagnosed children with type 1 diabetes mellitus in Australia and New Zealand: A survey of current practice. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 53(12), 1208-1214. [More Information]
  • Liew, G., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Craig, M., Jenkins, A., Hodgson, L., Kifley, A., Mitchell, P., Wong, T., Donaghue, K. (2017). Progressive retinal vasodilation in patients with type 1 diabetes: A longitudinal study of retinal vascular geometry. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 58(5), 2503-2509. [More Information]

2016

  • Virk, S., Donaghue, K., Cho, Y., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Hing, S., Pryke, A., Chan, A., Craig, M. (2016). Association between HbA1c variability and risk of microvascular complications in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 101(9), 3257-3263. [More Information]
  • Zabeen, B., Craig, M., Virk, S., Pryke, A., Chan, A., Cho, Y., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Hing, S., Donaghue, K. (2016). Insulin Pump Therapy Is Associated with Lower Rates of Retinopathy and Peripheral Nerve Abnormality. PloS One, 11(4), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Stern, K., Cho, Y., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Jenkins, A., McGill, M., Mitchell, P., Keech, A., Donaghue, K. (2016). QT interval, corrected for heart rate, is associated with HbA1c concentration and autonomic function in diabetes. Diabetic Medicine, 33(10), 1415-1421. [More Information]

2015

  • Ho, M., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Donaghue, K., Mitchell, P., Baur, L., Jenkins, A., Craig, M., Cowell, C., Garnett, S. (2015). Arterial elasticity in obese adolescents with clinical features of insulin resistance. Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research, 12(1), 62-69. [More Information]
  • Cho, Y., Craig, M., Davis, E., Cotterill, A., Couper, J., Cameron, F., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Dalton, N., Dunger, D., Jones, T., Donaghue, K. (2015). Cardiac autonomic dysfunction is associated with high-risk albumin-to-creatinine ratio in young adolescents with type 1 diabetes in AdDIT (adolescent type 1 diabetes cardio-renal interventional trial). Diabetes Care, 38(4), 676-681. [More Information]
  • Benitez-Aguirre, P., Craig, M., Cass, H., Sugden, C., Jenkins, A., Wang, J., Cusumano, J., Hodgson, L., Lee, K., Wong, T., Donaghue, K. (2015). Sex differences in retinal microvasculature through puberty in type 1 diabetes: are girls at greater risk of diabetic microvascular complications? Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 56(1), 571-577. [More Information]

2014

  • Elleri, D., Allen, J., Tauschmann, M., El-Khairi, R., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Acerini, C., Dunger, D., Hovorka, R. (2014). Feasibility of overnight closed-loop therapy in young children with type 1 diabetes aged 3-6 years: comparison between diluted and standard insulin strength. BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care, 2(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]

2012

  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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), 176-183. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]

2011

  • 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. Diabetes Care, 34(7), 1622-1627. [More Information]
  • 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), 1400-1402. [More Information]

2010

  • 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. [More Information]

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