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Duane Mellor


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    Duane Mellor is an experienced dietitian, researcher and educator having published over 60 papers in the fields of dietetics, nutrition and food science. Having spent the first decade of his career working in diabetes care as a dietitian he moved into research where he investigated the effects of dark chocolate on cardiovascular risk in people with type 2 diabetes. Recently he has moved into medical education at Aston Medical School, but still is active in diabetes care as part of the Diabetes UK Nutrition Working Group and British Dietetic Association Diabetes Special Interest Group committee.

    Education/Academic qualification

    PhD, University of Hull

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    Polyphenols Medicine & Life Sciences
    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Medicine & Life Sciences
    Cardiovascular Diseases Medicine & Life Sciences
    Randomized Controlled Trials Medicine & Life Sciences
    Life Style Medicine & Life Sciences
    Health Medicine & Life Sciences
    Insulin Medicine & Life Sciences
    Opuntia Medicine & Life Sciences

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    Research Output 2010 2019

    Critical evaluation of the extrapolation of data relative to antioxidant function from the laboratory and their implications on food production and human health: a review

    Munialo, C. D., Naumovski, N., Sergi, D., Stewart, D. & Mellor, D. D., 1 May 2019, In : International Journal of Food Science and Technology. 54, 5, p. 1448-1459 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    food production
    human health

    Curcumin for cognition: is it just hype, based on current data?

    D'Cunha, N., Seddon, N., Mellor, D., McJune, A., Panagiotakos, D., Georgousopoulou, E., Kellett, J. & Naumovski, N., 8 Jan 2019, In : Advances in Nutrition. 10, 1, p. 179-181 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    Effects of the Consumption of Prickly Pear Cacti (Opuntia spp.) and its Products on Blood Glucose Levels and Insulin: A Systematic Review

    Gouws, C., Georgousopoulou, E. N., Mellor, D., McKune, A. & Naumovski, N., 15 May 2019, In : Medicina. 55, 5, 138.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
    Blood Glucose

    Is there a perfect diet for me, and if it exists would I like it?

    Mellor, D., 10 Sep 2019, In : Nutrition and Health. 25, 3, p. 165-166 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    James Lind Alliance research priorities: what role do carbohydrates, fats and proteins have in the management of Type 2 diabetes, and are there risks and benefits associated with particular approaches?

    Dyson, P., McArdle, P., Mellor, D. & Guess, N., 1 Mar 2019, In : Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association. 36, 3, p. 287-296 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus