Dr. Joanne McCormack was recently awarded the prestigious Royal College of General Practitioners Mersey Faculty prize for her work helping people with obesity and diabetes using a Low Carb approach. She has teamed up with other colleagues and founded a charity called the Public Health Collaboration with the main aim of helping educate other medical professionals and the public about the option of adopting a LCHF lifestyle.
It is rather ironic that Australian doctor Gary Fettke was silenced from recommending a LCHF approach to his patients and at the same time a UK doctor was awarded…
In this conversation we discuss what’s it’s been like for Dr. McCormack as a practicing GP in the UK promoting what could be seen as fringe medicine.
[1:19] – Royal College of General Practitioners Mersey Faculty Award
[4:40] – The contrast between how Dr. Gary Fettke and Dr. Joanne McCormack have been treated
[7:33] – NICE guidelines for giving advice to diabetic patients (section 1.1.1 & 1.3.1)
[10:08] – Joanne’s entry into using LCHF as a tool in her practice
[24:39] – Joanne’s approach to an average patient she may see
[26:43] – Joanne’s main resource hub she recommends to her patients; http://www.fatismyfriend.co.uk
[30:34] – Dr. David Unwin, winner of the RCGP GP Innovator award, 2016
[31:38] – The Public Health Collaboration
[31:52] – Diabetes.co.uk
[37:31] – Public Health Collaboration Annual Conference 2017
[46:01] – Dr. Rangan Chatterjee’s Tedx Talk – Making Disease Disappear