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Helen Lunt 2019 imageDiabetes Physician
Clinical Director
Clinical Associate Professor

MB ChB(Brist) DM(S'ton) FRACP


Christchurch Outpatients
2 Oxford Terrace
Private Bag 4710
New Zealand

Current Roles

  • Diabetes Physician, Christchurch Diabetes Centre
  • Clinical Director, Health Innovation Hub, Canterbury District Health Board
  • Clinical Associate Professor, University of Otago, Christchurch

Research Interests

  • Diabetes Service delivery
  • Diabetes Clinical Trials
  • Clinical applications of diabetes technologies


Carr, A. C., Lunt, H., Wareham, N. J., & Myint, P. K. (2023). Estimating vitamin C intake requirements in diabetes mellitus: Analysis of NHANES 2017-2018 and EPIC-Norfolk cohorts. Antioxidants, 12(10), 1863. doi: 10.3390/antiox12101863

Emanuel, R. H. K., Docherty, P. D., Lunt, H., & Campbell, R. E. (2023). Comparing literature- and subreddit-derived laboratory values in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): Validation of clinical data posted on PCOS Reddit forums. JMIR Formative Research, 7, e44810. doi: 10.2196/44810

Lunt, H., Carr, A. C., Heenan, H. F., Vlasiuk, E., Zawari, M., Prickett, T., & Frampton, C. (2023). People with diabetes and hypovitaminosis C fail to conserve urinary vitamin C. Journal of Clinical & Translational Endocrinology, 31, 100316. doi: 10.1016/j.jcte.2023.100316

Emanuel, R. H. K., Roberts, J., Docherty, P. D., Lunt, H., Campbell, R. E., & Möller, K. (2022). A review of the hormones involved in the endocrine dysfunctions of polycystic ovary syndrome and their interactions. Frontiers in Endocrinology, 13, 1017468. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2022.1017468

Ju, W., Al-Busaidi, I. S., Lunt, H., & Hudson, B. (2022, July). Barriers to attending annual diabetes foot assessment in Canterbury, New Zealand: A qualitative study. Poster session presented at the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) Conference for General Practice, Christchurch, New Zealand.

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