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DPC Nutrition & Lifestyle Clinic Clinic - Tuesday 29 October 2019

Choose relevant sessions for you in your role:

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    Multi-disciplinary team – these sessions are suitable for the entire MDT and will aim to promote joint working and understanding of care pathways.

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    Primary Care & Non-Specialist – designed for healthcare professionals who are not specialists in diabetes or related conditions, and who may work in a Primary Care setting.

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    Specialist – these sessions are designed for specialists in diabetes and related conditions. Sessions may also be appropriate for Primary Care specialists or leads in diabetes and related conditions.

*NB – These are advisory labels so please read the session description and learning outcomes carefully to ensure the session is right for you

10:10 - 10:50

Dispelling myths – diabetes diets


Nicola Guess
Dietician & Lecturer, BDA - Diabetes Specialist Interest Group, Department of Nutritional Sciences at King’s College London
11:00 - 11:25
12:00 - 12:40

Carbs, how to explain their effects on the body to improve clinical outcomes

The different macronutrients proteins, fats and carbohydrates are handled differently by the body. Much of the metabolism of carbohydrates in health as well as disease can be better understood from the actions of the hormone insulin. Can we better explain these actions to our patients to improve both dietary choices and clinical outcomes for type…


FRCGP, RCGP National Champion for Collaborative Care and Support Planning in Obesity & Diabetes, RCGP clinical expert in diabetes, Ambassador for the APPG for Diabetes
12:50 - 13:30

Dietary modifications to recipes for South Asian families with Type 2

A chance to appreciate the nuances of South Asian culture and dietary practices through cookery demos and light-hearted discussions. This session will give you insights into traditional ingredients and recipes that have been given a healthier twist to make them appropriate for improved glycaemic control. The recipes are all quick and easy so that they…


Dietitian, Consultant Nutritionist, TV Nutrition Expert, Best-Selling Author and Spokesperson, Azmina Govindji Nutrition, British Dietetic Association
16:10 - 16:50

How do we count carbs & cals?

One of the corner stones of nutritional advice for people with diabetes is an awareness of how the food they choose can effect their blood glucose. Knowing; which foods contain carbohydrate, how to find this information out, and why not all carbohydrate is the same, can help people with diabetes to make informed choices. Calories…


Senior Diabetes Dietitian, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Kings College Hospital, Chello Publishing
17:30 - 18:10

What are the key considerations when creating a diabetes mealplan?

The workshop will commence with a discussion about the different dietary approaches that are suitable for people living with Type 2 diabetes. This discussion will include identification of the factors and safety concerns that the patient will need to consider before deciding which dietary approach to try. There are some essential messages that apply to…


Chief Executive & Consultant Research Dietitian, X-PERT Health

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