Meet some of the highly respected health professionals we have gathered to help us catch Australia’s silent assassin.
Our special series of articles on Australia’s diabetes epidemic brings you the latest scientific insights, informed opinions and practical dietary advice from a range of experts, including doctors, health lawyers and authors.
We are grateful for their support for our efforts to raise awareness of this national public health crisis and for their generosity by sharing their expertise and insights with the readers of ACM, the publisher of this newspaper.
Dr. Peter Brukner – Elite Sports Medicine, author of A Fat Lot of Good and founder of Defeat Diabetes
Professor Claire Collins Award-winning Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Newcastle
Dr. James Muecke – Ophthalmologist, co-founder of Sight For All and 2020 Australian of the Year
Professor Grant Brinkworth – Senior Rector of Nutrition Researcher at CSIRO and co-author of CSIRO Low-carb diabetes every day.
Dr. Paul Mason Defeat diabetes sports medicine and exercise doctor
Annette Parkes-Considine – Registered nurse and diabetes educator
Dr. Pennie Taylor – Clinical dietitian and researcher at CSIRO and co-author of CSIRO Low-carb diabetes every day.
Dr. Liz Fraser – General Practitioner and Co-Founder of Low Carb Canberra
Professor Rob Moodie – Professor of Public Health at the University of Melbourne
Nicole Moore – Accredited practicing dietitian and Defeat Diabetes expert