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Dr Rakesh Amin 

Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist 
Dr Rakesh Amin 
Dr Rakesh Amin 

Overview

Dr Rakesh Amin has practiced as a Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist since 2004.   

He is active in research with University College London (UCL) Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, is a member of various national and international organisations, and has been part of a number of national working groups.  

Thanks to the unique training culture within the NHS, my clinical experiences have been rich and varied. I have been lucky enough to work in several specialist centres across the country, and have seen huge numbers of children over the years with both common and extremely complex endocrine conditions. My experience includes patients from all cultures and backgrounds, and I'm proud to offer anyone I see the same level of service. As well as my clinical work, I am research-active, and I use this as an evidence base for my clinical practice.  

I see children and young people quickly and efficiently and only request investigations and start treatments if absolutely necessary. As a parent myself I understand the importance of being friendly and approachable, and clear, jargon-free explanations

Credentials

  • Abnormalities of growth and puberty 
  • Thyroid and adrenal disease 
  • Bone 
  • All forms of Diabetes and the use of diabetes technologies  
  • Obesity 
  • Also the late endocrine effects of oncology/haematology disease and treatments 
  • Abnormalities in growth and puberty 
  • Rare forms of diabetes 
  • Diabetes technologies 

Training:

  • MBChB (Honours) from Leeds University
  • MRCP
  • MSc
  • MD (commendation) from Cambridge University
  • FRCP
  • FRCPCH

Membership:

  • British Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes  
  • European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology 
  • National Diabetes Audit Dataset Working Group 
  • BSOED Clinical Study Group 
  • Diabetes officer for BSPED 
  • The National Paediatric Diabetes Research Network
  • Microvascular complications of diabetes 
  • Pathogenesis of diabetes 
  • Ethnic outcomes for children with diabetes 
  • Obesity 
  • Epidemiology and physiology studies in the field of diabetes and obesity 
  • Biomarkers of diabetes complications 
  • Diabetic kidney disease 
  • Clinical trials in diabetes 
  • Use of diabetes technologies 

Insurers

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News & Publications

Khanolkar, A.R., Amin, R., Taylor-Robinson, D., Viner, R.M., Warner, J., Gevers, E.F., Stephenson, T., 2017. Ethnic differences in early glycemic control in childhood-onset type 1 diabetes. BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care. 5(1). 

Charalampopoulos, D., Amin, R., Warner, J.T., Muniz-Terrera, G., Mazarello Paes, V., Viner, R.M., Stephenson, T., 2017. Clinic variation in glycaemic control for children with Type 1 diabetes in England and Wales: a population-based, multilevel analysis. Diabet Med.   

Charalampopoulos, D., Hesketh, K.R., Amin, R., Paes, V.M., Viner, R.M., Stephenson, T., 2017. Psycho-educational interventions for children and young people with Type 1 Diabetes in the UK: How effective are they? A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS One. 12(6).  

Mazarello Paes, V., Charalampopoulos, D., Edge, J., Taylor-Robinson, D., Stephenson, T., Amin, R., 2017, Predictors of glycemic control in the first year of diagnosis of childhood onset type 1 diabetes: A systematic review of quantitative evidence. Pediatr Diabetes. 

Khanolkar, A.R., Amin, R., Taylor-Robinson, D., Viner, R.M., Warner, J.T., Stephenson, T., 2016. Young people with Type 1 diabetes of non-white ethnicity and lower socio-economic status have poorer glycaemic control in England and Wales. Diabet Med. 33(11) pp.1508-1515. 

Khanolkar, A.R., Amin, R., Taylor-Robinson, D., Viner, R., Warner, J., Stephenson, T.J., 2016. Ethnic Minorities Are at Greater Risk for Childhood-Onset Type 2 Diabetes and Poorer Glycemic Control in England and Wales. Adolesc Health. 59(3) pp. 354-61. 

Mazarello Paes, V., Charalampopoulos, D., Khanolkar, A.R., Taylor-Robinson, D., Viner, R., Edge, J., Stephenson, T., Amin, R., 2015. Protocol for systematic review of evidence on the determinants and influence of early glycaemic control in childhood-onset type 1 diabetes. Syst Rev.12;4 pp.159. 

Viner, R.M., White, B., Amin, R., Peters, C., Khanolkar, A., Christie, D., Hindmarsh, P.C., 2016. Impact of deprivation, ethnicity, and insulin pump therapy on developmental trajectories of diabetes control in type 1 diabetes. Pediatr Diabetes.  

Idkowiak, J., Taylor, A.E., Subtil, S., ONeil, D.M., Vijzelaar, R., Dias, R.P., Amin, R., Barrett, T.G., Shackleton, C.H., Kirk, J.M., Moss, C., 2016. Arlt W.Steroid Sulfatase Deficiency and Androgen Activation Before and After Puberty. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 101(6) pp. 2545-53.  

Perchard, R., Amin, R., 2015. Cardiovascular disease in childhood onset type 1 diabetes. Future Medicine. IN PRESS.

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