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 renal medicine.
In this episode, we talk about a randomised controlled study through the CSIRO comparing Low Carbohydrate Diets vs High Carbohydrate Diets in the management of Type 2 Diabetes.
Getting In Touch With Professor Campbell Thompson
Website: The University of Adelaide
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