LCHF Newsletter Number 2

May 10, 2013

A number of you sent me this article from the News Limited papers Carb cutting: a recipe for disaster? http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/carb-cutting-a-recipe-for-disaster/story-e6frf7jo-1226600134949 I have attached the paper referred to in the article in case the medically inclined among you want to read it. The paper is a “meta-analysis” which is a look at the combined papers on…

LCHF Newsletter Number 1

May 10, 2013

I thought we should start with Gary Taubes who really deserves a lot of the credit for bringing this issue to the attention of the public.   Taubes studied applied physics at Harvard University and aerospace engineering at Stanford University (MS, 1978). After receiving a master’s degree in journalism at Columbia University in 1981, Taubes joined Discover…

Podcast with Tim Noakes on fluids

May 10, 2013

I had the pleasure of chatting with Professor Tim Noakes for this BJSM podcast. http://podcasts.bmj.com/bjsm/2013/04/19/tim-noakes-on-being-waterlogged-how-to-prevent-spot-and-treat-hyponatraemia/ Tim Noakes on hydration

How do I decide how to treat?

May 10, 2013

HOW DO I DECIDE HOW TO TREAT The decision on how to treat a particular condition is sometimes very clear. For that particular condition e.g. a bacterial infection, there is a treatment e.g. specific antibiotic, that is simple, safe and effective in nearly every case. In musculoskeletal (MSK) medicine, frequently it is not clear which…

THE ESSENDON DRUG SAGA

May 10, 2013

Here is an article I wrote in The Age  on April 30 on the possible penalties that might be given to Essendon players of found guilty of breaching the WADA Code. What next for Essendon