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T2D remission – is it possible with African/Caribbean foods?

Diabetes Health Matters with Dr Joan St John

In this episode

Joining Dr Joan St John are our two experienced experts, Douglas Twenefour, Specialist Diabetes and Obesity Dietitian with over 15 years of clinical experience and Dr Daniel Katambo Kiningu, Consultant Physician and Founder and CEO of Afyaplanet LTD, a health tech company committed to creating awareness on the importance of Therapeutic Nutrition in management of NCDs, especially in the reversal of Type 2 diabetes.

Although remission may not be possible for everyone, it’s about more than just stabilising your blood sugars, it’s about reducing the risk of Type 2 diabetes-related complications, and making small changes to your lifestyle which can result in a healthier way of living.

Disclaimer: Eli Lilly and Company has provided sponsorship to Diabetes Africa to support the costs of running ‘Diabetes Health Matters’. Eli Lilly and Company has not had any input into the programme content for this event series or selection of speakers.

Featured experts

Joan St John

Dr Joan St John

GPwER Diabetes, Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust, UK

Dr Joan St John is a General Practitioner (GP) with special interest in diabetes, and is currently working as GP Clinical lead in Diabetes for an area of North-West London, UK. She also works as part of the multi-disciplinary award-winning Brent Integrated Diabetes Service. Summary

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Douglas Twenefour

Specialist Dietitian, Head of Care, Diabetes UK,

Douglas Twenefour is a Specialist Dietitian with over 15 years of clinical experience. He is Head of Care at Diabetes UK, and an Associate Lecturer at London Metropolitan University.

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Further information

With ‘Diabetes Health Matters’, Dr Joan St John shares her lifetime experience caring for people from many different backgrounds and origins to tackle the hottest topics encountered through her practice. Dr St John brings together people with lived experience, healthcare professionals and other experts for a series of meetings focused particularly on African and Caribbean health. But the information you will hear about is universal and can be used by anyone.

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