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Selected Publications


  1. Jones D, De Lucia Rolfe E, Rennie KL, Griep LMO, Kusinski LC, Hughes DJ, Brage S, Ong KK, Beardsall K, Meek CL. Antenatal Determinants of Childhood Obesity in High-Risk Offspring: Protocol for the DiGest Follow-Up Study. Nutrients. 2021 Mar 31;13(4):1156.

  2. Tundidor D, Meek CL, Yamamoto Y, Martínez-Bru C, Gich I, Feig DS, Murphy HR, Corcoy R. Continuous glucose monitoring Time-in-Range and HbA1c targets in pregnant women with type 1 diabetes. Accepted Diabetes technology & Therapeutics.

  3. Napso T, Zhao X, Ibañez Lligoña M, Sandovici I , Kay RG, Gribble F, Reimann F, Meek CL, Hamilton RS, Sferruzzi-Perri AN. Placental secretome map identifies potential diagnostic and treatment targets for pregnancy complications. Accepted Nature Comms

  4. Meek CL, Corcoy R, Asztalos E, Kusinski LC, López E, Feig DS, Murphy HR; CONCEPTT collaborative group. Which growth standards should be used to identify large- and small-for-gestational age infants of mothers with type 1 diabetes? A pre-specified analysis of the CONCEPTT trial. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2021 Jan 29;21(1):96. doi: 10.1186/s12884-021-03554-6. PMID: 33514342

  5. Meek CL, Tundidor D, Feig DS, Yamamoto JM, Scott EM, Ma DD, Halperin JA, Murphy HR, Corcoy R; CONCEPTT Collaborative Group. Novel Biochemical Markers of Glycemia to Predict Pregnancy Outcomes in Women With Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2021 Jan 25:dc202360. doi: 10.2337/dc20-2360. PMID: 33495292

  6. Meek CL. Swings and roundabouts: time to rethink our approach to gestational diabetes diagnosis? Invited commentary. Accepted Diabetic Medicine 2021.


  1. Kohnke S, Meek CL. Don't seek, don't find: The diagnostic challenge of Wernicke's encephalopathy. Ann Clin Biochem. 2020. doi:10.1177/0004563220939604

  2. Saravanan P; Diabetes in Pregnancy Working Group; Maternal Medicine Clinical Study Group; Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, UK. Gestational diabetes: opportunities for improving maternal and child health. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2020;8(9):793-800.

  3. Crabtree DR, Buosi W, Fyfe CL, Horgan GW, Manios Y, Androutsos O, Giannopoulou A, Finlayson G, Beaulieu K, Meek CL, Holst JJ, Van Norren KV, Mercer JG, Johnstone AM. Appetite Control across the Lifecourse: The Acute Impact of Breakfast Drink Quantity and Protein Content. The Full4Health Project. Nutrients. 2020 Nov 30;12(12):3710. doi: 10.3390/nu12123710. PMID: 33266325

  4. Meek CL, Lewis HB, Burling K, Reimann F, Gribble F. Expected values for gastrointestinal and pancreatic hormone concentrations in healthy volunteers in the fasting and postprandial state. Ann Clin Biochem. 2020 Dec 7:4563220975658. doi: 10.1177/0004563220975658. PMID: 33175577

  5. Meek CL, Lindsay RS, Scott EM, et al. Approaches to screening for hyperglycaemia in pregnant women during and after the COVID-19 pandemic [published online ahead of print, 2020 Aug 4]. Diabet Med. 2020;10.1111/dme.14380. doi:10.1111/dme.14380

  6. Kusinski LC, Murphy HR, De Lucia Rolfe E, Rennie KL, Oude Griep LM, Hughes D, Taylor R, Meek CL. Dietary Intervention in Pregnant Women with Gestational Diabetes; Protocol for the DiGest Randomised Controlled Trial. Nutrients. 2020;12(4):1165. Published 2020 Apr 22. doi:10.3390/nu12041165

  7. Furse S, Fernandez-Twinn D, Jenkins B, Meek CL, Williams HEL, Smith GCS, Chanock-Jones DS, Ozanne SE, Koulman A. A high-throughput platform for detailed lipidomic analysis of a range of mouse and human tissues.  [accepted Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry].

  8. Lachmann EH, Fox RA, Dennison RA, Usher-Smith JA, Meek CL, Aiken CE. Barriers to completing oral glucose tolerance testing in women at risk of gestational diabetes. Diabet Med. 2020 Mar 6. doi: 10.1111/dme.14292.

  9. Meek CL, Devoy B, Simmons D, Patient CJ, Murphy HR, Aiken CE. Seasonal variations in incidence and neonatal outcomes of gestational diabetes: a retrospective cohort study. Diabet Med. 2020 Apr;37(4):674-680. doi: 10.1111/dme.14236.


  1. Aiken CEM, Hone L, Murphy HR, Meek CL. Improving outcomes in gestational diabetes: does gestational weight gain matter? Diabet Med. 2019 Feb;36(2):167-176.

  2. Dye FS, Larraufie P, Kay R, Darwish T, Rievaj J, Goldspink DA, Meek CL, Middleton SJ, Hardwick RH, Roberts GP, Percival-Alwyn JL, Vaughan T, Ferraro F, Challis BG, O'Rahilly S, Groves M, Gribble FM, Reimann F. Characterisation of proguanylin expressing cells in the intestine - evidence for constitutive luminal secretion. Sci Rep. 2019; 9(1):15574. 

  3. Furse S, White SL, Meek CL, Jenkins B, Petry CJ, Vieira MC, Ozanne SE, Dunger DB, Poston L, Koulman A. Altered triglyceride and phospholipid metabolism predates the diagnosis of gestational diabetes in obese pregnancy. Mol Omics. 2019 Dec 2;15(6):420-430.

  4. Patel S, Alvarez-Guaita A, Melvin A, Rimmington D, Dattilo A, Miedzybrodzka EL, Cimino I, Maurin AC, Roberts GP, Meek CL, Virtue S, Sparks LM, Parsons SA, Redman LM, Bray GA, Liou AP, Woods RM, Parry SA, Jeppesen PB, Kolnes AJ, Harding HP, Ron D, Vidal-Puig A, Reimann F, Gribble FM, Hulston CJ, Farooqi IS, Fafournoux P, Smith SR, Jensen J, Breen D, Wu Z, Zhang BB, Coll AP, Savage DB, O'Rahilly S. GDF15 Provides an Endocrine Signal of Nutritional Stress in Mice and Humans. Cell Metab. 2019 doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2018.12.016. [Epub ahead of print]


  1. Kay RG, Challis BG, Casey RT, Roberts GP, Meek CL, Reimann F, Gribble FM. Peptidomic analysis of endogenous plasma peptides from patients with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours. Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom. 2018 Aug 30;32(16):1414-1424.

  2. Gribble FM, Meek CL, Reimann F. Targeted intestinal delivery of incretin secretagogues-towards new diabetes and obesity therapies. Peptides. 2018;100:68-74

  3. Feig DS, Donovan LE, Corcoy R, Murphy KE, Amiel SA, Hunt KF, Asztalos E, Barrett JFR, Sanchez JJ, de Leiva A, Hod M, Jovanovic L, Keely E, McManus R, Hutton EK, Meek CL, Stewart ZA, Wysocki T, O'Brien R, Ruedy K, Kollman C, Tomlinson G, Murphy HR; CONCEPTT Collaborative Group. Continuous glucose monitoring in pregnant women with type 1 diabetes (CONCEPTT): a multicentre international randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2017; 390 (10110), 2347 – 2359.

  4. Meek CL. Natural selection? The evolution of diagnostic criteria for gestational diabetes. Ann Clin Biochem. 2017; 54(1):33-42. Invited review.

2016 & earlier

  1. Meek CL, Murphy HR, Simmons D. Random plasma glucose (RPG) in early pregnancy is a better predictor of gestational diabetes (GDM) diagnosis than maternal obesity. Diabetologia. 2016; 59(3): 445-52. 

  2. Pais R, Reivaj J, Meek C, De Costa GW, Jayamaha S, Reimann F, Gribble FM. Arginine Vasopressin regulates colonic fluid homeostasis through stimulation of enteroendocrine L-cells. J Physiol. 2016; 594(17):4865-78.

  3. Meek CL, Lewis HB, Vergese B, Park AJ, Reimann F, Gribble FM. The effect of encapsulated glutamine on gut peptide secretion in human volunteers. Peptides. 2016;77:38-46.

  4. Meek CL, Lewis HB, Patient C, Murphy HR, Simmons D. Diagnosis of gestational diabetes: falling through the net. Diabetologia 2015; 58(9):2003-12. This article was the subject of a press release featured on BBC news (12/6/2015) and during an interview on BBC Radio 4 (7/7/2015).

  5. Viljoen A, Meek CL, Gadsby R, Viljoen S, Langerman H, Sinclair AJ. The tolerability and safety of DPP-4 inhibitors for the treatment of older people with type 2 diabetes mellitus: an observational study. B J Diab Vasc Dis 2013; 13(4):187-191.

  6. Bell A, Meek CL, Viljoen A. The limitations of serum testosterone quantitation in women. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2012; 32(4):367-71. 

  7. Meek C, Wierzbicki AS, Jewkes C, Twomey PJ, Crook MA, Jones A, Viljoen A. Daily and intermittent Rosuvastatin 5mg therapy in Statin-Intolerant Patients: an observational study. Curr Med Res Opin. 2012; 28(3):371-8. This paper has been cited multiple times by the American Diabetes Association’s Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes.

  8. Meek CL, Reston JD, Ramsbottom T, Pathmanathan H, Viljoen A. The Use of High Intensity Statin Therapy with Simvastatin 80mg compared to Atorvastatin 80mg in Primary Care. Int J Clin Pract 2011; 65(2): 120–126.

  9. Meek CL, Kaplan F, Pereira S, Viljoen A. ‘Hypocalaemia following treatment for thyrotoxicosis’. Clin Chem 2011; 57 (6): 811-815.

  10. Church D, Halsall D, Meek C, Parker RA, Murphy HR, Simmons D. Random blood glucose measurement at antenatal booking to screen for overt diabetes mellitus in pregnancy: A retrospective study. Diabetes Care. 2011; 34(10): 2217-9.

  11. Meek CL, Wallace AM, Forrest LM, McMillan DC. The relationship between the insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) axis, weight loss, an inflammation-based score and survival in patients with inoperable non-small cell lung cancer. Clin Nutr 2010; 29 (2): 206-209.

  12. Lawlor DA, Davey Smith G, Ebrahim S, Thompson C (maiden surname), Sattar N. (2005) Plasma adiponectin levels are associated with insulin resistance but do not predict future risk of coronary heart disease in women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 90: 5677-5683. This publication was highlighted in Nature Clinical Practice. (Nature Clinical Practice Endocrinology & Metabolism 2005; 1, 9-10).

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