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Publications: Research

Original Research

  1. Bell KJ, Fio CZ, Twigg S, Duke S-A, Fulcher G, Alexander K, McGill M, Wong J, Brand-Miller J, Steil GM. 'Amount' and 'Type' of Dietary Fat, Postprandial Glycemia and Insulin Requirements in Type 1 Diabetes: A Randomised Within Subject Trial.  Diabetes Care 2020; 43(1):59-66

  2. Seckhold R, Howley P, King BR, Bell KJ, Smith A, Smart CE. Dietary intake and eating patterns of young children with type 1 diabetes achieving glycaemic targets. BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care, 2019; 7(1):e000663

  3. Lopez PE, Evans M, King BR, Jones T, Bell KJ, McElduff P, Davis EA, Smart CE. A comparison of three prandial insulin dosing algorithms for children and adolescent with type 1 diabetes. Diabetic Medicine, 2018;35(10):1440-1447

  4. Bell KJ, Toschi E, Steil GM, Wolpert HA. Optimized Mealtime Insulin Dosing for Fat and Protein in Type 1 Diabetes: Application of a Model-based Approach to Derive Insulin Doses for Open Loop Diabetes Management.  Diabetes Care,2016; 39(9):1631-1634. 

  5. Bell KJ, Gray R, Munns D, Petocz P, Howard G, Colagiuri S, Brand-Miller JC. Clinical Application of the Food Insulin Index for Mealtime Insulin Dosing in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes- A Randomized Controlled Trial. Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics, 2016; 18(4):218-225. 

  6. Bell KJ, Petocz P, Howard G, Colagiuri S, Brand-Miller JC. Algorithms to Improve the Prediction of Postprandial Insulinaemia in Response to Common Foods. Nutrients, 2016; 8(4):210. 

  7. Goletzke J, Atkinson FS, Ek KL, Bell KJ, Brand-Miller JC, Buyken AE. Glycaemic and insulin index of four common German breads. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2016; 70(7): 808:11.

  8. Bell KJ, Bao J, Petocz P, Howard G, Colagiuri S, Brand-Miller JC.  Validation of the food insulin index in lean, young, healthy individuals, and type 2 diabetes in the context of mixed meals: an acute randomized crossover trial. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2015; 102(4):801-806. 

  9. Bell KJ, Gray R, Munns D, Petocz P, Howard G, Colagiuri S, Brand-Miller JC. Estimating Insulin Demand for Protein-Containing Foods Using the Food Insulin Index vs Carbohydrate Counting.  European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2014; 68(0):1055-1059.

  10. Samman S, Crossett B, Somers M, Bell KJ, Lai NT, Sullivan DR, Petocz P. Metabolic profiling of plasma amino acids shows that histidine increases following the consumption of pork.  Diabetes Metabolic Syndrome &r Obesity, 2014.19(7):203-210.

  11. Bell KJ, Barclay AW, Petocz P, Colagiuri S, Brand-Miller JC.  The efficacy of carbohydrate counting in type 1 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.  Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, 2013; 2(2): 133-140. 


  1. Bell KJ, Smart CE, Steil GM, Brand-Miller JC, King B, Wolpert HA.  Impact of Fat, Protein, and Glycemic Index on Postprandial Glucose Control in Type 1 Diabetes: Implications for Intensive Diabetes Management in the Continuous Glucose Monitoring Era. Diabetes Care 2015, 38: 1008-1015. 

  2. Bell KJ, King BR, Shafat A, Smart CE. The Relationship Between Carbohydrate and the Mealtime Insulin Dose in Type 1 Diabetes.  Journal of Diabetes Complications, 2015; 29(8): 1323-1329. 

  3. Paterson M, Bell KJ, O’Connell SM, Smart CE, Shafat A, King BR. The Role of Dietary Protein and Fat in Glycaemic Control in Type 1 Diabetes: Implications for Intensive Diabetes Management.  Current Diabetes Reports, 2015; 15:61.

Professional Journals

  1. Bell KJ. Low Carbohydrate Eating for People with Diabetes. Australian Diabetes Educator, 2018; 21(4)

  2. Bell KJ, Scibilia R, Morrison M, Di Franco T, Sita F, Seed M. Co-Designing Diabetes Care: Nothing about us, without us! Australian Diabetes Educator, 2018; 21(4)

  3. Paterson M, Bell KJ, Smart CE. The impact of fat and protein on insulin requirements in type 1 diabetes.  Diabetes Management Journal, 2015; 53:28-29

  4. Bell, KJ.  Carbohydrate counting in type 1 diabetes.  Diabetes Management Journal 2013; 42:16-17

  5. Bell KJ. Diabetes My Way - Diabetes Self-Management Record.  Australian Diabetes Educator, 2011.

Book Chapters

  1. Bell KJ, Brand-Miller JC, Colagiuri S. Diabetes and Insulin Resistance. In: Present Knowledge in Nutrition 11th Edition. International Life Sciences, 2020.

  2. Bell KJ. Learning to Live with Type 1 Diabetes: Food. In: Overland J, Sluis M, Reyna R. Straight to the Point: A Guide for Adults Living with Type 1 Diabetes 3rdEdition. JDRF Australia, 2019

  3. Bell KJ. Nutrition Management. In: Wolpert HA, editor. Intensive Diabetes Management 6th Edition. American Diabetes Association; 2016.

  4. Balzer BWR, Atkinson FS, Bell KJ, Steinbeck KS. Low glycemic index dietary interventions in cystic fibrosis. In: Watson RR, editor. Diet and Exercise in Cystic Fibrosis. London, UK: Elsevier; 2015.

Position Statements

  1. Diabetes Australia. Low carbohydrate eating for people with diabetes: Position Statement. August 2018.

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