THP 022: The CSIRO Low Carb Study For Managing Diabetes With Professor Campbell Thompson

In this episode, we talk with Professor Campbell Thompson about the CSIRO Low Carb Study in the management of Type 2 Diabetes.

Professor Campbell Thompson has 30 years of clinical research and practice in Australia and the United Kingdom. He is currently Senior Consultant in General Medicine practicing at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Flinders Medical Centre in South Australia.

Prior to becoming a General Medical practitioner he spent many years specialising in the field of renal medicine.

Getting In Touch With Professor Campbell Thompson

Website: The University of Adelaide 

Show Notes:

[5:01] – Research paper; Glycemic variability – assessing glycemia differently and the implications for dietary management of diabetes by Jeannie Tay, Campbell Thompson, and Grant D. Brinkworth
[6:47] – Continuous glucose monitoring
[8:29] – Methods to diagnosis diabetes
[9:29] – Associated health issues with glucose variability
[10:13] – CSIRO study; Comparison of low- and high-carbohydrate diets for type 2 diabetes management: a randomized trial
[10:43]The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
[14:34] – The breakdown of macronutrients between the low carb and the high carb arm of the study
[18:47] – The outcomes of the study
[22:52] – How to approach reducing medication on a low carb diet
[26:44] – CSIRO announcement based on this study?
[27:25] – Lipid profile changes in participants of the low carb arm of the study
[30:34] – How would this approach work for those with more advanced Type 2 Diabetes?
[34.06] – Future directions for CSIRO studies