Diet & Diabetes

Time 28 Mar 2017 17:00-18:30
Venue Committee Room 2a, House of Lords

On 28 March Lord Rea welcomed members to a meeting to discuss diet and diabetes and, in particular, whether a low carbohydrate diet is particularly beneficial for people with, or at risk of, type-2 diabetes. The expert guest speaker was Dr David Unwin, the Royal College of General Practitioners National Champion for Collaborative Care and Support Planning in Obesity & Diabetes and a RCGP Clinical Expert in diabetes. David Unwin is a practising GP in Southport, who has had excellent results with his type-2 diabetes patients by encouraging them to follow a low-carbohydrate diet.

Meeting documents

Slides - Dr David Unwin (1,409k)

Dr Unwin - recommended diet for patients with diabetes (14k)

Dr Unwin - explanation of the low carbohydrate approach to diet (14k)

FHF Minutes - Diet and Diabetes (126k)

Archived meeting documents