30 Jun 2021

Ambulance at the top of the cliff approach to preventing diabetes

From Nine To Noon, 9:37 am on 30 June 2021
medicine, age, diabetes, health care

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New Zealand Primary Healthcare GP of the Year Glen Davies is driving an approach to tackling diabetes in Taupo, in total reversing 124 cases of type 2 diabetes and prediabetes.

He established R.T.2.D.T - the Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Taupō group, promoting eating low-carbohydrate and nutrient rich unprocessed foods.

Glen Davies is a member PreKure, a team of health professionals interested in the science and practice of lifestyle medicine.

Glen foresees health coaches to take the place of GPs and practice nurses.