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The GP Show

Welcome to The Gp Show podcast "libsyn directory" page!  Please visit my full website; that includes podcasts, the podcast notes with resources, a clinicians bookshelf split into the lifestyle and medical domains with a growing library of online resources (for patients and health professionals) including handouts, courses, apps, books, podcasts and more.

Join me, Dr Sam Manger MD, for real and in-depth conversations with guests, experts and advocates from around the world sharing knowledge, stories, insight and experience on a variety of health-related topics.  This podcast is specifically designed-with-love for health professionals and anybody else interested in health, science and medicine.

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Nov 13, 2018

Dr Tom Dover is a Endocrinologist and Obstetric Physician in both the public and private sector whilst also doing outreach to Indigenous communities.  Impressively he is also a dietitian and an exercise physiologist (what a dude...).  He practices what he preaches and is a marathon runner having run 20 marathons around the world including in North Korea.

Today we have a great conversation about type 2 diabetes including:

  1. Prevalence
  2. Pathophysiology and insulin resistance
  3. Diagnosis
  4. Lifestyle treatment = low calorie programs, ketogenic diets, Mediterranean and whole food plant based approaches, fasting, personalised medicine, movement and briefly sleep/stress
  5. Oral medications
  6. Initiating insulin

He has no conflicts of interest to declare.

Enjoy friends!