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Health Professional Seminar: The Highs And Lows Of Carbohydrates - Details
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Where: City Rooms 1 & 2, Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, SA (AU).
Date: 26 May, 2017
Time: 09:30 - 12:30
Event description:

HP-carbohydratesCarbohydrates play an important role in the management of all types of diabetes. Update your knowledge in this area by attending the half-day seminar where the latest evidence will be presented by experts in their field.

Guest Speakers

Associate Professor Grant Brinkworth, Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO

Associate Professor Grant Brinkworth will present the second year results from his clinical study which investigated the impact of a low carbohydrate, high unsaturated / low saturated fat diet, compared to a high unrefined carbohydrate and low fat diet in people living with type 2 diabetes.

Ms Sharaya Carter, APD and PhD candidate, University of South Australia

Sharaya Carter will present the results of the ongoing clinical trial that is investigating the effects of intermittent energy restriction compared to continuous energy restriction in people living with type 2 diabetes.

Honorary Professor Kerin O’Dea, University of South Australia

Professor Kerin O’Dea will present data on the nutritional composition and health benefits of the traditional diet of Australian Aboriginal people; which consisted of uncultivated plant foods, generally low glycemic index carbohydrates that were high in fibre. Kerin will draw on her own research with communities in remote Australia, and also on early reports from South East Australia in the early years of English colonisation.

Event details

  • Date: Friday 26 May 2017
  • Time: 9.30am—12.30pm
  • Venue: Adelaide Convention Centre City Rooms 1 & 2, North Terrace, Adelaide
  • Cost: This seminar is FREE to health professionals. A certificate of attendance will be provided. Includes morning tea.
  • Bookings: Bookings are essential as numbers are strictly limited, call 1300 136 588 or email


The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) is an initiative of the Australian Government administered with the assistance of Diabetes Australia.