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2024/01/25
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Prof Lim Pin

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Designations:

  • Emeritus Consultant, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, National University Hospital
  • Professor, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

Qualifications:

MD (Camb), FAMS, FRCP (Lond), FRACP, FRCPE, FACP

Specialties/Sub-specialties:

Endocrinology

Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Medicine

Special Interests:

Magnesium Matebolism, Metabolic Bone Disease, Lipidology (Clinical), Diabetes Mellitus, Aldosteronism

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Biosketch

Prof Lim Pin earned his undergraduate medical degree from Cambridge University, England, in 1963. He was Registrar in the Diabetic Department, King’s College Hospital, London in 1965. He specialised in internal medicine at the Singapore General Hospital and was admitted a member of the Royal College of Physicians of London in 1965. While practising as Consultant and Senior Consultant in Endocrinology at NUH, he received his thesis degree (Doctorate in medicine) from Cambridge in 1970 and was elected Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 1976. In 1978 he became full professor and Head of the Department of Medicine, National University of Singapore.

He currently holds the appointment of Emeritus Consultant in Endocrinology in NUH and Professor of Medicine in NUS.

His research specialities are calcium magnesium and bone metabolism, thyroid diseases, and fuel metabolism in diabetes.

Journals & Publications

  1. Hughes K, Yeo PPB, Sothy SP, Lun KC, Thai AC, Wang KW, Cheah JS, Phoon WO, Lim P. Blood lipid profile in Singapore adults. 9th Annual Scientific Meeting, Chapter of Physicians. Academy of Medicine, Singapore. Book of Abstracts, 1988; pg 48.
  2. Yeo PPB, Thai AC, Chan L, Wang KW, Lui KF, Tan BY, Lim P. Home blood glucose monitoring and metabolic control. Proceedings of the 16th Singapore-Malaysia Congress of Medicine, Singapore, July 1982; pg 231-233.
  3. Yan PCH, Yeo PPB, Wang KW, Thai AC, Lui KF, Cheah JS, Tan BY, Lim P. Home blood glucose monitoring: patient's choice of methods. Proceedings of the 16th Singapore-Malaysia Congress of Medicine, Singapore, July 1982; pg 220-225.
  4. Chan L, Kueh YK, Yeo PPB, Wang KW, Thai AC, Tan BY, Lim P. Home blood glucose monitoring and platelet aggregation. Proceedings of the 16th Singapore-Malaysia Congress of Medicine, Singapore, July 1982; pg 226-228-230.
  5. Yeo PPB, Yan PCH, Wang KW, Thai AC, Kueh YK, Chan L, Jacob E, Tan BY, Lim P. Home blood glucose monitoring and diabetic complications. Proceedings of the 16th Singapore-Malaysia Congress of Medicine, Singapore, July 1982; pg 226-227.
  6. Metabolic Factors and Adipokine Levels of Nondiabetic First-degree Relatives of Type 2 Diabetics in an Asian Population (Cunanan Elaine, Lim Pin, Liew Choon Fong Stanley, Lee Kok Onn, Chandran Kurumbian) - Presented at Endocrine Society Annual Convention in June 2008, San Francisco, USA.
  7. Mukherjee JJ, Khoo CM, Thai AC, Chionh SB, Lim Pin, Lee KO. Type 2 diabetics patients with resistant hypertension should be screened for primary aldosteronism Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research 2010; 7:6-13.
  8. Tan F, Mukherjee JJ, Lee KO, Lim P, Liew CF. Dual Blockade of the renin-angiostensin-aldosterone system is safe and effective in reducing albuminuria in Asian type 2 diabetic patients with nephropathy. Singapore Medical Journal; 2010: 51, Issue 2. 
  9. Tze Ping Loh , Chin Meng Khoo , Pin Lim, Sunil Kumar Sethi. Racial differences and relationships between gestational thyrotropin and free thyroxine in a multiracial Asian population. De Gruyter 2013; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/cclm-2013-0319.
  10. Hughes K, Yeo PPB, Lun KC, Thai AC, Wang KW, Cheah JS, Phoon WO, Lim P. Minor electrocardiogram changes in the Singapore population. Seventh International Symposium , Epidemiology in Occupational Health, 11 -13 Oct 1989, Tokyo, Japan.

Professional Memberships

  • Singapore Medical Association
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • British Medical Association
  • Singapore Professional Centre

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