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Dr David Cavan

Consultant Endocrinologist, Educator and Author

Dr David Cavan MD, FRCP is a Consultant Endocrinologist who worked for many years at the Bournemouth Diabetes and Endocrine centre, one of the leading diabetes centres in the UK.  During that time he developed a number of self-management programmes for people with diabetes.

In 2013, he moved to Brussels to work for three years as the Director of Policy and Programmes at the International Diabetes Federation (IDF).  There he was responsible for overseeing a range of projects that addressed the needs of people with diabetes at a global level.

He returned to the UK in 2017 and now works part time at the diabetes clinic at Poole Hospital. He also oversees diabetes management programmes in different countries, including in Kenya, and runs training courses for health professionals internationally. He is currently writing his latest book to support people in reversing type 2 diabetes. This follows on from his previous books: ‘Take Control of Type 1 diabetes’, ‘Reverse your Diabetes’ and ‘The Low Carb Diabetes Cookbook.’

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