Two serious knee injuries for Liverpool. What are ACL injuries?

16th October 2015

In the midst of all the excitement that comes with the arrival of a new Manager, it has been a disastrous week for Liverpool on the injury front. Two of its best young players, both of whom only arrived in the summer, sustained serious knee injuries They both tore their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Joe…

What blood tests should I have Doc?

11th March 2015

What blood tests should I have Doc? This is a question I am frequently asked by patients interested in assessing their cardiovascular risk. Traditionally I guess the most popular screening tests have been a full blood count (FBC), fasting blood glucose (FBG) and a serum lipid profile. In Australia (and most other countries) when you…

Everything you need to know about the low carb high fat (LCHF) diet

11th August 2014

I have put together a few thoughts on the low carb, high fat (LCHF) diet. It gives some of the historical background, what to eat and what to avoid, answers some frequently asked questions and gives some additional resources for anyone interested in finding out more. I would welcome any suggestions to improve the information….