Joseph Finau: A Kiwi Tongan Being Like Daphnis

Australia’s Indigenous Health Woes The official statistics I have quoted on indigenous health related to diabesity are appalling.  Anecdotally too, there are horrific case examples. We looked at the nonsensical state of innovation in diabetes and diet. In a situation analogous to the slowness to accept the cure for scurvy, we have seen forces that appear […]

Prof. Andrikopoulos: The Sir John Pringle of Australian Diabetes?

A Paleo Solution? In our last post, we saw that Paleo dietary solutions were researched and shown useful for diabetes in Aboriginals in the 1980s. Diabetes and other chronic disease were obviously caused by a western diet and lifestyle, and yet the recommendation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders was to eat the very same […]

Nyungar Diabetes: Australian Dietary Genocide?

NOTICE Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to should use caution viewing this post, as it contains images of dead persons. Nothing in this post should be taken as criticising or diminishing the efforts of the Nyungar or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in pursuing their health or be construed as criticism of them for […]