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Christian Goebl
Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Christian Goebl, MSc PhD

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Division of Obstetrics and Feto-Maternal Medicine)

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Bariatric Surgery; Carbohydrate Metabolism; Diabetes Mellitus; Insulin; Insulin Resistance; Obesity

Research group(s)

  • Diabetes Obesity and Metabolism in Pregnancy

Research interests

  • In vivo examinations of glucose disposal;
  • Modelling of insulin sensitivity and insulin secretion during/after pregnancy;
  • Clinical prediction models

Selected publications

  1. Gobl, C.S. et al., 2015. To explain the variation of OGTT dynamics by biological mechanisms: a novel approach based on principal components analysis in women with history of GDM. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol, 309(1), pp.R13-R21. Available at:
  2. Gobl, C.S. et al., 2014. Biomarkers of endothelial dysfunction in relation to impaired carbohydrate metabolism following pregnancy with gestational diabetes mellitus. Cardiovascular Diabetology, 13(1). Available at:
  3. Gobl, C.S. et al., 2013. Estimating the risk after gestational diabetes mellitus: can we improve the information from the postpartum OGTT? AJP: Endocrinology and Metabolism, 304(5), pp.E524-E530. Available at:
  4. Gobl, C.S. et al., 2012. A two-step screening algorithm including fasting plasma glucose measurement and a risk estimation model is an accurate strategy for detecting gestational diabetes mellitus. Diabetologia, 55(12), pp.3173-3181. Available at:
  5. Gobl, C.S. et al., 2011. Early Possible Risk Factors for Overt Diabetes After Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 118(1), pp.71-78. Available at: