Dr Pratik Choudhary
Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Diabetes,
Kings College Hospital
Dr Pratik Choudhary is Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Diabetes at King’s College London. He has a particular interest in type 1 diabetes, and is involved clinically and academically in diabetes education through the DAFNE program, and clinical use of new technologies, particularly insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring. He is also diabetes lead for the Islet and Pancreas transplant programs at King’s.
Dr Choudhary’s main clinical interest is in the management of patients with problematic hypoglycaemia and his is involved in the development and delivery of all aspects of care for Type 1 diabetes.
Dr Choudhary main research interests include the investigation of mechanisms for hypoglycaemia unawareness.
He has published a number of papers and international guidelines around the use of new technologies in diabetes, including closed loop systems. He understands the importance of psychology in the management of long-term conditions, especially type 1 diabetes that demands so much, and has developed a consultative style that integrates education, technology and psychology.