Prof. dr. Joost Hoekstra’s scientific expertise is focused on clinical diabetology. In this broad area he supported some 20 PhD students and gave numerous lectures, primarily within the Netherlands. He was co-author of some 200 scientific publications, the majority of which dealt with diabetes subjects.
THERAPEUTIC AREAS AND EXPERTISE
1974: registration as medical doctor, Utrecht University
1975: registration as general practitioner, Utrecht University
1981: registration as internist, Academic Hospital Utrecht
1982: thesis: C-peptide, clinical and biochemical studies, Utrecht University
1982-2001: internist Diakonessenhuis Utrecht
2001-2014: professor of internal medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam
2014 – present: Scientific officer Julius Clinical; internist St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein.
1.(18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose uptake in brown adipose tissue during insulin-induced hypoglycemia and mild cold exposure in non-diabetic adults.
Schopman JE, Admiraal WM, Soeters MR, Ackermans MT, Bisschop PL, Frier BM, Hoekstra JB, Romijn JA, Verberne HJ, Holleman F. Metabolism. 2014 Oct;63(10):1280-6 2. Ethnic differences in weight loss and diabetes remission after bariatric surgery: a meta-analysis. Admiraal WM1, Celik F, Gerdes VE, Dallal RM, Hoekstra JB, Holleman F. Diabetes Care. 2012 Sep;35(9):1951-8 3. The influence of aspirin dose and glycemic control on platelet inhibition in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Lemkes BA1, Bähler L, Kamphuisen PW, Stroobants AK, Van Den Dool EJ, Hoekstra JB, Nieuwland R, Gerdes VE, Holleman F. J Thromb Haemost. 2012 Apr;10(4):639-46. 4. Premeal injection of rapid-acting insulin reduces postprandial glycemic excursions in type 1 diabetes. Luijf YM1, van Bon AC, Hoekstra JB, Devries JH. Diabetes Care. 2010 Oct;33(10):2152-5. 5. Glucose variability; does it matter? Siegelaar SE, Holleman F, Hoekstra JB, DeVries JH. Endocr Rev. 2010 Apr;31(2):171-82 6. Insulin lispro. Holleman F, Hoekstra JB. N Engl J Med. 1997 Jul 17;337(3):176-83.