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Senior Lecturer
Paediatric EndocrinologistMartin de Bock

PhD FRACP

Tel 64 3 372 6763
Email martin.debock@otago.ac.nz

Affiliations

  • Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Group; diabetes subcommittee
  • Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Group; Scientific Program Organising Committee
  • International Society of Paediatric and Adolescent Diabetes; Diabetes technologies guidelines writing group
  • Examination Writing Committee, RACP
  • NZ Clinical Network for Children and Young People with Diabetes.

Clinical interests

  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Adolescent diabetes
  • Paediatric Endocrinology

Teaching interests

  • Paediatric diabetes and endocrinology
  • Professional skills

Research interests

  • Emerging diabetes technology
  • Adolescent diabetes management
  • Nutrition in diabetes

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Publications

Collyns, O. J., Meier, R. A., Betts, Z. L., Chan, D. S. H., Frampton, C., Frewen, C. M., Hewapathirana, N. M., Jones, S. D., … Wheeler, B. J., & de Bock, M. I. (2021). Improved glycemic outcomes with Medtronic MiniMed Advanced Hybrid Closed-Loop delivery: Results from a randomized crossover trial comparing automated insulin delivery with predictive low glucose suspend in people with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care. Advance online publication. doi: 10.2337/dc20-2250

McAuley, S. A., Vogrin, S., Lee, M. H., Paldus, B., Trawley, S., de Bock, M. I., … for the Australian JDRF Closed-Loop Research Group. (2021). Less nocturnal hypoglycemia but equivalent time in range among adults with type 1 diabetes using insulin pumps versus multiple daily injections. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1089/dia.2020.0589

Marsters, B. L., Boucher, S. E., Galland, B. C., Wiltshire, E. J., de Bock, M. I., Tomlinson, P. A., … MacKenzie, K. E., … Wheeler, B. J. (2020). Cutaneous adverse events in a randomized controlled trial of flash glucose monitoring among youth with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Pediatric Diabetes, 21, 1516-1524. doi: 10.1111/pedi.13121

Boucher, S. E., Aum, S. H., Crocket, H. R., Wiltshire, E. J., Tomlinson, P. A., de Bock, M. I., & Wheeler, B. J. (2020). Exploring parental perspectives after commencement of flash glucose monitoring for type 1 diabetes in adolescents and young adults not meeting glycaemic targets: A qualitative study. Diabetic Medicine, 37(4), 657-664. doi: 10.1111/dme.14188

McAuley, S. A., Lee, M. H., Paldus, B., Vogrin, S., de Bock, M. I., Abraham, M. B., … for the Australian JDRF Closed-Loop Research Group. (2020). Six months of hybrid closed-loop versus manual insulin delivery with fingerprick blood glucose monitoring in adults with type 1 diabetes: A randomized, controlled trial. Diabetes Care. Advance online publication. doi: 10.2337/dc20-1447

Journal - Research Article

Collyns, O. J., Meier, R. A., Betts, Z. L., Chan, D. S. H., Frampton, C., Frewen, C. M., Hewapathirana, N. M., Jones, S. D., … Wheeler, B. J., & de Bock, M. I. (2021). Improved glycemic outcomes with Medtronic MiniMed Advanced Hybrid Closed-Loop delivery: Results from a randomized crossover trial comparing automated insulin delivery with predictive low glucose suspend in people with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care. Advance online publication. doi: 10.2337/dc20-2250

McAuley, S. A., Vogrin, S., Lee, M. H., Paldus, B., Trawley, S., de Bock, M. I., … for the Australian JDRF Closed-Loop Research Group. (2021). Less nocturnal hypoglycemia but equivalent time in range among adults with type 1 diabetes using insulin pumps versus multiple daily injections. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1089/dia.2020.0589

Marsters, B. L., Boucher, S. E., Galland, B. C., Wiltshire, E. J., de Bock, M. I., Tomlinson, P. A., … MacKenzie, K. E., … Wheeler, B. J. (2020). Cutaneous adverse events in a randomized controlled trial of flash glucose monitoring among youth with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Pediatric Diabetes, 21, 1516-1524. doi: 10.1111/pedi.13121

McAuley, S. A., Lee, M. H., Paldus, B., Vogrin, S., de Bock, M. I., Abraham, M. B., … for the Australian JDRF Closed-Loop Research Group. (2020). Six months of hybrid closed-loop versus manual insulin delivery with fingerprick blood glucose monitoring in adults with type 1 diabetes: A randomized, controlled trial. Diabetes Care. Advance online publication. doi: 10.2337/dc20-1447

Boucher, S. E., Aum, S. H., Crocket, H. R., Wiltshire, E. J., Tomlinson, P. A., de Bock, M. I., & Wheeler, B. J. (2020). Exploring parental perspectives after commencement of flash glucose monitoring for type 1 diabetes in adolescents and young adults not meeting glycaemic targets: A qualitative study. Diabetic Medicine, 37(4), 657-664. doi: 10.1111/dme.14188

Elbalshy, M., Boucher, S., Crocket, H., Galland, B., MacKenzie, C., de Bock, M. I., … Wiltshire, E., & Wheeler, B. J. (2020). Exploring parental experiences of using a do-it-yourself solution for continuous glucose monitoring among children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes: A qualitative study. Journal of Diabetes Science & Technology, 14(5), 844-853. doi: 10.1177/1932296819895290

Boucher, S. E., Gray, A. R., Wiltshire, E. J., de Bock, M. I., Galland, B. C., Tomlinson, P. A., … Rose, S., & Wheeler, B. J. (2020). Effect of 6 months of flash glucose monitoring in youth with type 1 diabetes and high-risk glycemic ontrol: A randomized controlled trial. Diabetes Care, 43, 2388-2395. doi: 10.2337/dc20-0613

Robertson, C., Lin, A., Smith, G., Yeung, A., Strauss, P., Nicholas, J., … de Bock, M. (2020). The impact of externally worn diabetes technology on sexual behavior and activity, body image, and anxiety in type 1 diabetes. Journal of Diabetes Science & Technology, 14(2), 303-308. doi: 10.1177/1932296819870541

Burnside, M., Crocket, H., Mayo, M., Pickering, J., Tappe, A., & de Bock, M. (2020). Do-it-yourself automated insulin delivery: A leading example of the democratization of medicine. Journal of Diabetes Science & Technology, 14(5), 878-882. doi: 10.1177/1932296819890623

Marsters, B. L., Boucher, S. E., Galland, B. C., de Lange, M., Wiltshire, E. J., de Bock, M. I., Elbalshy, M. M., Tomlinson, P. A., … Wheeler, B. J. (2020). The 'flash' adhesive study: A randomized crossover trial using an additional adhesive patch to prolong freestyle libre sensor life among youth with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Acta Diabetologica. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00592-020-01556-y

Boucher, S., Blackwell, M., Galland, B., de Bock, M., Crocket, H., Wiltshire, E., Tomlinson, P., … Wheeler, B. (2020). Initial experiences of adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes and high-risk glycemic control after starting flash glucose monitoring: A qualitative study. Journal of Diabetes & Metabolic Disorders, 19, 37-46. doi: 10.1007/s40200-019-00472-5

de Bock, M., Jones, T. W., Fairchild, J., Mouat, F., & Jefferies, C. (2019). Children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes in Australasia: An online survey of model of care, workforce and outcomes. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 55, 82-86. doi: 10.1111/jpc.14122

de Bock, M., Lobley, K., Anderson, D., Davis, E., Donaghue, K., Pappas, M., … Smart, C. (2018). Endocrine and metabolic consequences due to restrictive carbohydrate diets in children with type 1 diabetes: An illustrative case series. Pediatric Diabetes, 19(1), 129-137. doi: 10.1111/pedi.12527

Derraik, J. G. B., Albert, B. B., de Bock, M., Butler, E. M., & Cutfield, W. S. (2018). Socioeconomic status is not associated with health-related quality of life in a group of overweight middle-aged men. PeerJ, 6, e5193. doi: 10.7717/peerj.5193

Selvakumar, D., Al-Sallami, H. S., de Bock, M., Ambler, G. R., Benitez-Aguirre, P., Wiltshire, E., … Willis, J., Wheeler, B. J., on behalf of the Paediatric Society of New Zealand Diabetes Clinical Network. (2017). Insulin regimens for newly diagnosed children with type 1 diabetes mellitus in Australia and New Zealand: A survey of current practice. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 53(12), 1208-1214. doi: 10.1111/jpc.13631

de Bock, M., Dart, J., Roy, A., Davey, R., Soon, W., Berthold, C., … Jones, T. (2017). Exploration of the performance of a hybrid closed loop insulin delivery algorithm that includes insulin delivery limits designed to protect against hypoglycemia. Journal of Diabetes Science & Technology, 11(1), 68-73. doi: 10.1177/1932296816668876

Cooper, M. N., de Bock, M. I., Carter, K. W., de Klerk, N. H., Jones, T. W., & Davis, E. A. (2017). Incidence of and risk factors for hospitalisations due to vascular complications: A population-based type 1 diabetes cohort (n=1316) followed into early adulthood. Journal of Diabetes & Its Complications, 31(5), 843-849. doi: 10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2016.11.022

Albert, B. B., de Bock, M., Derraik, J. G. B., Brennan, C. M., Biggs, J. B., Hofman, P. L., & Cutfield, W. S. (2016). Non-dipping and cardiometabolic profile: A study on normotensive overweight middle-aged men. Heart, Lung & Circulation, 25(12), 1218-1225. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2016.04.012

Abraham, M. B., de Bock, M., Paramalingam, N., O'Grady, M. J., Ly, T. T., George, C., … Jones, T. W. (2016). Prevention of insulin-induced hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes with predictive low glucose management system. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, 18(7), 436-443. doi: 10.1089/dia.2015.0364

de Bock, M., Cooper, M., Retterath, A., Nicholas, J., Ly, T., Jones, T., & Davis, E. (2016). Continuous glucose monitoring adherence: Lessons from a clinical trial to predict outpatient behavior. Journal of Diabetes Science & Technology, 10(3), 627-632. doi: 10.1177/1932296816633484

Sharifi, A., de Bock, M. I., Jayawardene, D., Loh, M. M., Horsburgh, J. C., Berthold, C. L., … O'Neal, D. N. (2016). Glycemia, treatment satisfaction, cognition, and sleep quality in adults and adolescents with type 1 diabetes when using a closed-loop system overnight versus sensor-augmented pump with low-glucose suspend function: A randomized crossover study. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, 18(12), 772-783. doi: 10.1089/dia.2016.0288

Albert, B. B., de Bock, M., Derraik, J. G. B., Brennan, C. M., Biggs, J. B., Hofman, P. L., & Cutfield, W. S. (2015). Increasing parental age at childbirth is associated with greater insulin sensitivity and more favorable metabolic profile in overweight adult male offspring. American Journal of Human Biology, 27(3), 380-386. doi: 10.1002/ajhb.22654

Derraik, J. G. B., de Bock, M., Hofman, P. L., & Cutfield, W. S. (2014). Increasing BMI is associated with a progressive reduction in physical quality of life among overweight middle-aged men. Scientific Reports, 4, 3677. doi: 10.1038/srep03677

Albert, B. B., de Bock, M., Derraik, J. G. B., Brennan, C. M., Biggs, J. B., Hofman, P. L., & Cutfield, W. S. (2014). Among overweight middle-aged men, first-borns have lower insulin sensitivity than second-borns. Scientific Reports, 4, 3906. doi: 10.1038/srep03906

Simpkin, A., Cochran, E., Cameron, F., Dattani, M., de Bock, M., Dunger, D. B., … Bockenhauer, D. (2014). Insulin receptor and the kidney: Nephrocalcinosis in patients with recessive INSR mutations. Nephron Physiology, 128, 55-61. doi: 10.1159/000366225

de Bock, M., Thorstensen, E. B., Derraik, J. G. B., Henderson, H. V., Hofman, P. L., & Cutfield, W. S. (2013). Human absorption and metabolism of oleuropein and hydroxytyrosol ingested as olive (Olea europaea L.) leaf extract. Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, 57(11), 2079-2085. doi: 10.1002/mnfr.201200795

de Bock, M., Derraik, J. G. B., Brennan, C. M., Biggs, J. B., Morgan, P. E., Hodgkinson, S. C., … Cutfield, W. S. (2013). Olive (Olea europaea L.) leaf polyphenols improve insulin sensitivity in middle-aged overweight men: A randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover trial. PLoS ONE, 8(3), e57622. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0057622

de Bock, M., Derraik, J. G. B., Brennan, C. M., Biggs, J. B., Smith, G. C., Cameron-Smith, D., … Cutfield, W. S. (2012). Psyllium supplementation in adolescents improves fat distribution & lipid profile: A randomized, participant-blinded, placebo-controlled, crossover trial. PLoS ONE, 7(7), e41735. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0041735

de Bock, M., Gunn, A. J., Holt, J.-A., Derraik, J. G. B., Reed, P., Cutfield, W., … Jefferies, C. (2011). Impact of insulin pumps on glycaemic control in a pump-naïve paediatric regional population. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 48(3), 247-252. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2011.02245.x

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Journal - Research Other

de Bock, M., Ó Giolláin, D., Curran, R. J., Ridderbeks, J. G. U., & Zegers, R. H. C. (2020). Correct nomenclature is important, as highlighted by inappropriate interchangeability of "leprechaunism" with Donohue syndrome. Pediatric Diabetes. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/pedi.13127

Burnside, M., Lewis, D., Crocket, H., Wilson, R., Williman, J., Jefferies, C., … Wheeler, B. J., & de Bock, M. (2020). CREATE (Community deRivEd AutomaTEd insulin delivery) trial: Randomised parallel arm open label clinical trial comparing automated insulin delivery using a mobile controller (AnyDANA-loop) with an open-source algorithm with sensor augmented pump therapy in type 1 diabetes. Journal of Diabetes & Metabolic Disorders. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s40200-020-00547-8

Mohd Asarani, N. A., Reynolds, A. N., Boucher, S. E., de Bock, M., & Wheeler, B. J. (2020). Cutaneous complications with continuous or flash glucose monitoring use: Systematic review of trials and observational studies. Journal of Diabetes Science & Technology, 14(2), 328-337. doi: 10.1177/1932296819870849

Gilmour, L. S., Hunt, P. J., Law, A., MacKenzie, K. E., & de Bock, M. (2020). Cushing's disease associated with 21q22.3 deletion syndrome. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/jpc.15092

Wheeler, B. J., Mohd Asarani, N. A., Reynolds, A. N., Elbalshy, M., Burnside, M., de Bock, M., & Lewis, D. M. (2020). Efficacy, safety, and user experience of DIY or open-source artificial pancreas systems: A systematic review. Acta Diabetologica. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00592-020-01623-4

Elbalshy, M., Boucher, S., Galland, B., Haszard, J. J., Crocket, H., Wiltshire, E., Jefferies, C., de Bock, M. I., Tomlinson, P., Jones, S., & Wheeler, B. J. (2020). The MiaoMiao study: Can do-it-yourself continuous glucose monitoring technology improve fear of hypoglycaemia in parents of children affected by type 1 diabetes? Journal of Diabetes & Metabolic Disorders. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s40200-020-00671-5

de Bock, M. (2019). The 'do it yourself' type 1 diabetes dilemma for medical practitioners. Internal Medicine Journal, 49(5), 559-561. doi: 10.1111/imj.14286

Boucher, S. E., Gray, A. R., de Bock, M., Wiltshire, E. J., Galland, B. C., Tomlinson, P. A., … MacKenzie, K. E., & Wheeler, B. J. (2019). Effect of 6 months' flash glucose monitoring in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes and suboptimal glycaemic control: Managing diabetes in a 'flash' randomised controlled trial protocol. BMC Endocrine Disorders, 19(1), 50. doi: 10.1186/s12902-019-0378-z

Onisie, O., Crocket, H., & de Bock, M. (2019). The CGM grey market: A reflection of global access inequity. Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, 7(11), 823-825. doi: 10.1016/S2213-8587(19)30263-3

Seckold, R., Fisher, E., de Bock, M., King, B. R., & Smart, C. E. (2019). The ups and downs of low-carbohydrate diets in the management of Type 1 diabetes: A review of clinical outcomes [Invited]. Diabetic Medicine, 36(3), 326-334. doi: 10.1111/dme.13845

Gilmour, L. S., Hunt, P. J., MacKenzie, K. E., & de Bock, M. (2019). DICER1 and associated conditions: Identification of at-risk individuals and recommended surveillance strategies-letter. Clinical Cancer Research, 25(5), 1688. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.Ccr-18-2897

Tay, J., de Bock, M. I., & Mayer-Davis, E. J. (2019). Low-carbohydrate diets in type 2 diabetes. Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, 7, 331-333. doi: 10.1016/s2213-8587(18)30368-1

Joshi, K. K., de Bock, M., & Choong, C. C. S. (2018). Graves' disease presenting as life-threatening hypokalaemic periodic paralysis. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 54(4), 443-445. doi: 10.1111/jpc.13827

Graf, A., Ward, G. M., Vogrin, S., Sundararajan, V., Sharifi, A., de Bock, M. I., … O'Neal, D. N. (2017). Overnight counter-regulatory hormone levels and next day glycemia in adults with type 1 diabetes during closed-loop insulin delivery versus sensor-augmented pump with low-glucose suspend. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, 19(7), 438-439. doi: 10.1089/dia.2017.0049

Abraham, M. B., Shetty, V. B., Price, G., Smith, N., de Bock, M., Siafarikas, A., … Choong, C. S. (2015). Efficacy and safety of sirolimus in a neonate with persistent hypoglycaemia following near-total pancreatectomy for hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism, 28(11-12), 1391-1398. doi: 10.1515/jpem-2015-0094

de Bock, M. I., Roy, A., Cooper, M. N., Dart, J. A., Berthold, C. L., Retterath, A. J., … Davis, E. A. (2015). Feasibility of outpatient 24-hour closed-loop insulin delivery. Diabetes Care, 38(11), e186-e187. doi: 10.2337/dc15-1047

de Bock, M., Derraik, J. G. B., & Cutfield, W. S. (2012). Polyphenols and glucose homeostasis in humans. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, 112(6), 808-815. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2012.01.018

de Bock, M., Hayes, I., & Semple, R. (2012). Donohue syndrome. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 97(5), 1416-1417. doi: 10.1210/jc.2011-3215

Derraik, J. G. B., de Bock, M., Ruffell, C., Ahlsson, F., & Cutfield, W. S. (2011). The obesity pandemic, the diabetes 'tsunami', and the lack of adequate sports grounds for children in Auckland, New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 124(1339), 114-118. Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

Sherr, J. L., Tauschmann, M., Battelino, T., de Bock, M., Forlenza, G., Roman, R., … Maahs, D. M. (2018). ISPAD Clinical Practice Consensus Guidelines 2018: Diabetes Technologies. Pediatric Diabetes, 19(Suppl. 27), 302-325. doi: 10.1111/pedi.12731

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Burnside, M., De Bock, M., Williman, J., Lewis, D., Jefferies, C., Crocket, H., Wheeler, B., … Sanders, O. (2020). CREATE (community derived automated insulin delivery): Randomised trial comparing automated insulin delivery (AnyDANA-Loop) using open-source algorithm, with sensor augmented pump therapy in type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, 22(Suppl. 1), (pp. A74). doi: 10.1089/dia.2020.2525.abstracts

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