Dr Sarah Glastras

Conjoint Senior Lecturer
Northern Clinical School.


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Biographical details

BSc Psych (Hons), MBBS (Hons), FRACP, PhD

Research interests

Maternal obesity, foetal programming, metabolic syndrome, gestational diabetes, type 2 diabetes

Teaching and supervision

Endocrinology, Diabetes

Associations

Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society

Australian Diabetes Society

Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society

Awards and honours

Australian Diabetes Society Pincus Taft Young Investigator Award 2015

Keywords

Obesity & overweight; Diabetes; Pregnancy

Clinical Specialty

Endocrinology

Selected grants

2018

  • Urinary clusterin measured in early pregnancy may predict preeclampsia in women with Type 1 diabetes; Glastras S; Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (Australia)/T1DCRN - Mentored Clinician Researcher Fellowship.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Glastras, S., Chen, H., Pollock, C., Saad, S. (2018). Maternal obesity increases the risk of metabolic disease and impacts renal health in offspring. Bioscience Reports, 38(2), 1-15. [More Information]
  • McGrath, R., Glastras, S., Scott, E., Hocking, S., Fulcher, G. (2018). Outcomes for Women with Gestational Diabetes Treated with Metformin: A Retrospective, Case-Control Study. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 7(3), 1-9. [More Information]
  • McGrath, R., Fulcher, G., Glastras, S. (2018). Twin pregnancy with gestational diabetes mellitus: A double whammy? diabetes care 2018;41:e15-e16. Diabetes Care, 41(4), e67. [More Information]
  • Wijewardene, A., Glastras, S., Learoyd, D., Robinson, B., Tsang, V. (2017). ACTH-secreting medullary thyroid cancer: a case series. Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports, 2017, 1-6. [More Information]
  • McGrath, R., Glastras, S., Seeho, S., Scott, E., Fulcher, G., Hocking, S. (2017). Association Between Glycemic Variability, HbA1c, and Large-for-Gestational-Age Neonates in Women With Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes Care, 40(8), e98-e100. [More Information]
  • Delaney, G., Newlyn, N., Pamplona, E., Hocking, S., Glastras, S., McGrath, R., Fulcher, G. (2017). Identification of patients with diabetes who benefit most from a health coaching program in chronic disease Management, Sydney, Australia, 2013. Preventing Chronic Disease, 14(E21), 1-8. [More Information]
  • McGrath, R., Hocking, S., Scott, E., Seeho, S., Fulcher, G., Glastras, S. (2017). Outcomes of twin pregnancies complicated by gestational diabetes: A meta-analysis of observational studies. Journal of Perinatology, 37(4), 360-368. [More Information]
  • Glastras, S., Chen, H., Tsang, M., Teh, R., McGrath, R., Zaky, A., Chen, J., Wong, M., Pollock, C., Saad, S. (2017). The renal consequences of maternal obesity in offspring are overwhelmed by postnatal high fat diet. PloS One, 12(2), 1-17. [More Information]
  • Glastras, S., Chen, H., McGrath, R., Zaky, A., Gill, A., Pollock, C., Saad, S. (2016). Effect of GLP-1 Receptor Activation on Offspring Kidney Health in a Rat Model of Maternal Obesity. Scientific Reports, 6, 1-12. [More Information]
  • McGrath, R., Donnelly, V., Glastras, S., Preda, V., Sheriff, N., Ward, P., Hocking, S., Fulcher, G. (2016). Evaluation of Blood Glucose Meter Efficacy in an Antenatal Diabetes Clinic. Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics, 18(2), 68-74. [More Information]
  • Evin, M., Broadhouse, K., Callaghan, F., McGrath, R., Glastras, S., Kozor, R., Hocking, S., Lamy, J., Redheuil, A., Kachenoura, N., Fulcher, G., Figtree, G., Grieve, S. (2016). Impact of obesity and epicardial fat on early left atrial dysfunction assessed by cardiac MRI strain analysis. Cardiovascular Diabetology, 15(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Glastras, S., Tsang, M., Teh, R., Chen, H., McGrath, R., Zaky, A., Pollock, C., Saad, S. (2016). Maternal Obesity Promotes Diabetic Nephropathy in Rodent Offspring. Scientific Reports, 6, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Glastras, S., Chen, H., Teh, R., McGrath, R., Chen, J., Pollock, C., Wong, M., Saad, S. (2016). Mouse models of diabetes, obesity and related kidney disease. PloS One, 11(8), 1-15. [More Information]
  • McGrath, R., Glastras, S., Hocking, S., Tjoeng, I., Krause, M., Fulcher, G. (2015). Central Functions of Glucagon-like Peptide-1: Roles in Energy Regulation and Neuroprotection. Journal of Steroids & Hormonal Science, 6(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Glastras, S., Wong, M., Chen, H., Zhang, J., Zaky, A., Pollock, C., Saad, S. (2015). FXR expression is associated with dysregulated glucose and lipid levels in the offspring kidney induced by maternal obesity. Nutrition and Metabolism, 12(1), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Glastras, S., Fulcher, G. (2012). Guidelines for the management of gestational diabetes in pregnancy. Clinical Practice, 9(2), 161-170. [More Information]
  • Glastras, S., Mohsin, F., Donaghue, K. (2005). Complications of diabetes mellitus in childhood. Pediatric Clinics of North America, 52(6), 1735-1753. [More Information]
  • Glastras, S., Craig, M., Verge, C., Chan, A., Cusumano, J., Donaghue, K. (2005). The role of autoimmunity at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in the development of thyroid and celiac disease and microvascular complications. Diabetes Care, 28(9), 2170-2175. [More Information]

2018

  • Glastras, S., Chen, H., Pollock, C., Saad, S. (2018). Maternal obesity increases the risk of metabolic disease and impacts renal health in offspring. Bioscience Reports, 38(2), 1-15. [More Information]
  • McGrath, R., Glastras, S., Scott, E., Hocking, S., Fulcher, G. (2018). Outcomes for Women with Gestational Diabetes Treated with Metformin: A Retrospective, Case-Control Study. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 7(3), 1-9. [More Information]
  • McGrath, R., Fulcher, G., Glastras, S. (2018). Twin pregnancy with gestational diabetes mellitus: A double whammy? diabetes care 2018;41:e15-e16. Diabetes Care, 41(4), e67. [More Information]

2017

  • Wijewardene, A., Glastras, S., Learoyd, D., Robinson, B., Tsang, V. (2017). ACTH-secreting medullary thyroid cancer: a case series. Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports, 2017, 1-6. [More Information]
  • McGrath, R., Glastras, S., Seeho, S., Scott, E., Fulcher, G., Hocking, S. (2017). Association Between Glycemic Variability, HbA1c, and Large-for-Gestational-Age Neonates in Women With Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes Care, 40(8), e98-e100. [More Information]
  • Delaney, G., Newlyn, N., Pamplona, E., Hocking, S., Glastras, S., McGrath, R., Fulcher, G. (2017). Identification of patients with diabetes who benefit most from a health coaching program in chronic disease Management, Sydney, Australia, 2013. Preventing Chronic Disease, 14(E21), 1-8. [More Information]
  • McGrath, R., Hocking, S., Scott, E., Seeho, S., Fulcher, G., Glastras, S. (2017). Outcomes of twin pregnancies complicated by gestational diabetes: A meta-analysis of observational studies. Journal of Perinatology, 37(4), 360-368. [More Information]
  • Glastras, S., Chen, H., Tsang, M., Teh, R., McGrath, R., Zaky, A., Chen, J., Wong, M., Pollock, C., Saad, S. (2017). The renal consequences of maternal obesity in offspring are overwhelmed by postnatal high fat diet. PloS One, 12(2), 1-17. [More Information]

2016

  • Glastras, S., Chen, H., McGrath, R., Zaky, A., Gill, A., Pollock, C., Saad, S. (2016). Effect of GLP-1 Receptor Activation on Offspring Kidney Health in a Rat Model of Maternal Obesity. Scientific Reports, 6, 1-12. [More Information]
  • McGrath, R., Donnelly, V., Glastras, S., Preda, V., Sheriff, N., Ward, P., Hocking, S., Fulcher, G. (2016). Evaluation of Blood Glucose Meter Efficacy in an Antenatal Diabetes Clinic. Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics, 18(2), 68-74. [More Information]
  • Evin, M., Broadhouse, K., Callaghan, F., McGrath, R., Glastras, S., Kozor, R., Hocking, S., Lamy, J., Redheuil, A., Kachenoura, N., Fulcher, G., Figtree, G., Grieve, S. (2016). Impact of obesity and epicardial fat on early left atrial dysfunction assessed by cardiac MRI strain analysis. Cardiovascular Diabetology, 15(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Glastras, S., Tsang, M., Teh, R., Chen, H., McGrath, R., Zaky, A., Pollock, C., Saad, S. (2016). Maternal Obesity Promotes Diabetic Nephropathy in Rodent Offspring. Scientific Reports, 6, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Glastras, S., Chen, H., Teh, R., McGrath, R., Chen, J., Pollock, C., Wong, M., Saad, S. (2016). Mouse models of diabetes, obesity and related kidney disease. PloS One, 11(8), 1-15. [More Information]

2015

  • McGrath, R., Glastras, S., Hocking, S., Tjoeng, I., Krause, M., Fulcher, G. (2015). Central Functions of Glucagon-like Peptide-1: Roles in Energy Regulation and Neuroprotection. Journal of Steroids & Hormonal Science, 6(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Glastras, S., Wong, M., Chen, H., Zhang, J., Zaky, A., Pollock, C., Saad, S. (2015). FXR expression is associated with dysregulated glucose and lipid levels in the offspring kidney induced by maternal obesity. Nutrition and Metabolism, 12(1), 1-13. [More Information]

2012

  • Glastras, S., Fulcher, G. (2012). Guidelines for the management of gestational diabetes in pregnancy. Clinical Practice, 9(2), 161-170. [More Information]

2005

  • Glastras, S., Mohsin, F., Donaghue, K. (2005). Complications of diabetes mellitus in childhood. Pediatric Clinics of North America, 52(6), 1735-1753. [More Information]
  • Glastras, S., Craig, M., Verge, C., Chan, A., Cusumano, J., Donaghue, K. (2005). The role of autoimmunity at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in the development of thyroid and celiac disease and microvascular complications. Diabetes Care, 28(9), 2170-2175. [More Information]

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