Dr Helen Davies
Honorary Appointment (Human & Health Sciences)
College of Human and Health Sciences
Telephone: (01792) 513685

Areas of Expertise

  • Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA) research
  • Mindfulness-based interventions research and teaching
  • Qualitative methods
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis research


  1. Davies, H. Routine glutamic decarboxylase antibody testing: health professionals' perspective. Diabetic Medicine 26 Sup 1
  2. Brophy, S., Davies, H., Bain, S., Stephens, J., Cheung, W., Richards, K., Wareham, K., Beaverstock, C., Lloyd, J., Page, D., Williams, M., Russell, I., Williams, R. Randomized, controlled, parallel-group prospective study to investigate the clinical effectiveness of early insulin treatment in patients with latent autoimmune diabetes in adults BMC Endocrine Disorders 8 1 8
  3. Davies, H., Brophy, S. Routine Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase Antibody (GADA) testing: patients’ perspective. Family Practice. 25 3 176 80
  4. Davies, H. Time to insulin initiation can not be used in defining Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults [LADA]. Diabetes Care. 31 3 439 441
  5. Davies, H. Interventions for latent autoimmune diabetes (LADA) in adults (Review) The Cochrane Library 18 3

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