Engineering a Cure for Type 2 Diabetes: 18 Months

Eighteen Months of Low Carb Dietitian’s organisations frequently criticise low carbohydrate diets for not being proven safe in the long term. Poorly controlled diabetes (where blood glucose is higher than for people without diabetes) on the other hand, has been proven extremely unsafe in the medium to long-term.  For people with diabetes, a restricted-carbohydrate diet is […]

Engineering a Cure for Type 2 Diabetes

Engineering Nutrition? With the failure of forty years of dietary guidelines to arrest or improve the incidence of diabetes and obesity, new thinking and approaches are needed. Applying an engineering mindset to nutrition has attracted attention as some of the new thinking has emerged using root cause analysis and other engineering tools. This has resulted […]

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 […]

Nigeria: Sisters are Doin’ it for Themselves

Our Shame In Australia, our fat-cat bureaucrats, egghead scientists, over-lobbied politicians, salivating not-for-profit CEOs, conflicted dietitians organisations, greedy pharmaceutical companies and over sweetened food industry CEOs are debating obesity strategy and sugar or health taxes. The government has already dispensed a National Diabetes Strategy that this motley crew put together that wouldn’t even make it […]

Health Networking for Chronic Disease

The Usual Channels We have accepted that your regular networking channels for health may offer some relief, but they won’t offer you anything approaching a cure.  For example, If you are looking to reduce your dependency on medications? Avoid any ‘lifestyle information’ that has the seal of approval from pharmaceutical companies.  If you have diabetes […]