Professor David McIntyre

Conjoint Head, Mater Clinical Unit

Mater Clinical Unit
Faculty of Medicine


Research Interests

  • DIabetes in pregnancy
  • Medical complications of pregnancy
  • Obesity in pregnancy
  • Intensive insulin therapy in Type 1 diabetes
  • Life course epidemiology of cardiometabolic disease


  • Doctor of Medicine, The University of Queensland
  • MBBS, The University of Queensland


  • McIntyre, H. David, Catalano, Patrick, Zhang, Cuilin, Desoye, Gernot, Mathiesen, Elisabeth R. and Damm, Peter (2019) Gestational diabetes mellitus. Nature Reviews Disease Primers, 5 1: . doi:10.1038/s41572-019-0098-8

  • Kirkham, R., Trap-Jensen, N., Boyle, J. A., Barzi, F., Barr, E. L.M., Whitbread, C., Van Dokkum, P., Kirkwood, M., Connors, C., Moore, E., Zimmet, P., Corpus, S., Hanley, A. J., O'Dea, K., Oats, J., McIntyre, H. D., Brown, A., Shaw, J. E., Maple-Brown, L. and On behalf of the NT Diabetes in Pregnancy Partnership (2019) Diabetes care in remote Australia: The antenatal, postpartum and inter-pregnancy period. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 19 1: 389. doi:10.1186/s12884-019-2562-6

  • Sheiner, Eyai, Kapur, Anil, Retnakaran, Ravi, Hadar, Eran, Poon, Liona C., McIntyre, H. David, Divakar, Hema, Staff, Anne Cathrine, Narula, Jagat, Kihara, Anne B. and Hod, Moshe (2019) FIGO (International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics) Postpregnancy Initiative: Long-term Maternal Implications of Pregnancy Complications-Follow-up Considerations. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, 147 S1: 1-31. doi:10.1002/ijgo.12926

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Book Chapter

  • Nitert, Marloes Dekker, Callaway, Leonie K., McIntyre, H. David and Barrett, Helen L. (2017). Biomarkers of metabolic and cardiovascular risk in gestational diabetes. In Rajkumar Rajendram, Victor R. Preedy and Vinood B. Patel (Ed.), Nutrition and diet in maternal diabetes (pp. 147-159) Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-56440-1_13

  • McIntyre, H. David, Nitert, Marloes Dekker, Barrett, Helen L. and Callaway, Leonie K. (2017). Obesity and diabetes in pregnancy. In David R. McCance, Michael Maresh and David A. Sacks (Ed.), A practical manual of diabetes in pregnancy 2nd ed. (pp. 87-103) Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1002/9781119043805.ch7

  • Gomez Arango, Luisa F., Barrett, Helen L., Callaway, Leonie K., McIntyre, H. David and Nitert, Marloes Dekker (2017). Probiotics in the prevention of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM). In Rajkumar Rajendram, Victor R. Preedy and Vinood B. Patel (Ed.), Nutrition and diet in maternal diabetes (pp. 275-288) Cham: Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-56440-1_22

  • McIntyre, H. David, Baskerville, Catherine and Oats, Jeremy J. N. (2014). Gestational diabetes. In Francisco Bandeira, Hossein Gharib, Airton Golbert, Luiz Griz and Manuel Faria (Ed.), Endocrinology and diabetes: a problem-oriented approach (pp. 361-373) New York, NY, United States: Springer New York. doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-8684-8_28

  • Dekker Nitert, M., Barrett, H. L., de Jersey, S., Matusiak, K., McIntyre, H. D. and Callaway, L. K. (2014). Preconception care and barriers to addressing overweight and obesity: a focus on weight loss advice and weight loss strategies. In HollinsMartin, C, VanDenAkker, O, Martin, C and Preedy, VR (Ed.), Handbook of diet and nutrition in the menstrual cycle, periconception and fertility (pp. 327-342) Wageningen, Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers. doi:10.3920/978-90-8686-767-7.020

  • McIntyre, Harold David, Lowe, Lynn P., Dyer, Alan R. and Metzger, Boyd E. (2012). Obesity in pregnancy: data from the Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) Study. In Per Glud Ovesen and Dorte Møller Jensen (Ed.), Maternal obesity and pregnancy (pp. 271-281) Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-25023-1_17

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Completed Supervision