Dr De has a wide interest and expertise in all aspects of Diabetes, especially in the field of Metabolic Medicine and Diabetes Renal disease. His special interest in Diabetes is Metabolic Syndrome as well as the growing problem of obesity including new oral and injectable therapies for weight loss. He has published widely in his field and maintains an active research interest.
He has set up nurse-led diabetic renal review clinics and is involved in research and projects involving diabetic nephropathy. He has also set up various community based diabetes clinics in Birmingham, which are amongst the first in the country.
He has led from the forefront working tirelessly with the CCG to develop and expand the successful & multiple national award-winning Diabetes Integrated Community Service (DICE) project in 89 CCG GP practices, delivering care closer to home & upskilling Primary Care with excellent GP/Patient satisfaction and cost savings of over half a million. For his DICE/In-Patient work, he was voted national Diabetes Healthcare Professional of the Year QiC award ’16.
His contribution in the wider context of NHS has placed his Trust at the national forefront through his involvement and advisory work with national bodies like DUK, RCP, GMC, CQC, ABCD & JBDS. He is a NICE invited expert & has facilitated numerous national guidelines.