Address: Locum, Upton Cheshire West and Chester CH2 1LL United Kingdom
New Zealand-trained GP Dr Hannah Donaldson is a locum working in Chester in the North West of England. Dr Donaldson is also an Ambassador for the Public Health Collaboration UK. For more information, you can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Canadian Dr Anna Issakoff-Meller is a family doctor in Guelph, Ontario. With her dietician and nurse, Dr Issakoff-Meller teaches low-carb, high-fat (LCHF), ketogenic and intermittent fasting to her patients who have any condition related to hyperinsulinemia as well as to anyone interested. The goal in her practice is to “improve health, reduce/eliminate medications and reverse the obesity/diabetes epidemic”. She finds this work “tremendously satisfying”. For more information, you can email her at email@example.com or visit her Low Carb Guelph website at http://www.lowcarbguelph.com
Address: Clifton Area Bristol City of Bristol BS1 6FS United Kingdom
Dr Peter Foley is a British GP with an extra qualification in Sport and Exercise Medicine in Bristol. He is passionate about the promotion of health through lifestyle modification. Dr Foley has a particular area of interest in the promotion of healthy food. He writes for dietdoctor.com, the world’s largest low-carb website and is also an advisor for diabetes.co.uk, the world’s largest diabetes website. Dr Foley does ongoing research into exercise and nutrition for pre-diabetes. For more information, you can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit his website at www.drpeterfoley.com. Follow Dr Foley on Twitter @peterfoley_7 or Instagram @drpeterjfoley.
Address: The Sharks Medical Centre, Kings Park Stadium, 12 Isaiah Ntshangase Rd, Durban KwaZulu-Natal 4025 South Africa
Dr Glen Hagemann (Asset Health) is a practising sports physician at The Sharks Medical Centre at Kings Park, Durban. He has been medical advisor to The Sharks since 1998, is a past president and honorary life member of the South African Sports Medicine Association and has sat on the Association’s executive committee for more than a decade. He embraces the low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) way of living for health, weight loss and sports performance reasons. He provides executive wellness assessment services to more than 60 companies around South Africa and is a reviewer for the British Journal of Sports Medicine. He is married to Sandi, has two teenage children, and has a passion for the outdoors, including trail running and mountain biking. For more information, you can email him at email@example.com or visit the website at www.assethealth.co.za.
Address: Cathedral Street George Western Cape 6529 South Africa
Dr Frank Muller is a South African medical doctor and a pharmacologist with two decades experience in alternative healing modalities, mainly herbal and electrotherapy, based in George in the Western Cape. Using lifestyle, nutrition and targeted supplementation, Dr Muller guides patients towards managing and overcoming their chronic diseases. His approach is strongly science-based while understanding that science offers only a small part of the healing puzzle. Fasting and customised low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) type diets are often part of his prescriptions. For more information, you can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit his website at www.docfrank.com
Address: Medicross the Berg, Cnr Gordon Road and Bergbron Drive Randburg Gauteng 1709 South Africa
Dr Jacques Jooste is a Johannesburg GP with a practice at Medicross The Berg in Bergbron on the West Rand of Johannesburg. Dr Jooste who actively promotes low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) diets for his patients struggling with obesity, diabetes and heart disease. He practises what he preaches. Dr Jooste is in tip-top physical condition and fully on board LCHF lifestyles. If any of his patients disagree with the benefits of LCHF, he tells them to send them a picture of their body. For more information, you can contact Dr Jooste at Medicross The Berg by calling011 673 4150/011 670 2400 or for more information you can visit their website at https://www.netcare.co.za/Our-centres/Medicross-The-Berg.
Dr Madhvi Chanrai is a trustee and volunteer of the Hand In Hand International charity and an independent researcher. Dr Chanrai graduated from the University of Cambridge in 1986 where she studied medicine and ‘food and human nutrition’ as an undergraduate option. She later became a GP. On her blog, The Doctor’s Digest, Dr Chanrai says that she has been ‘obsessed with diets, food and cooking for nigh on 40 years’. She has also been reading recipe books and books on nutrition in her spare time since the age of 11. It, therefore, seemed like a natural progression to put some of this knowledge into a blog. She organised a seminar on evolutionary nutrition at the Royal Society of Medicine in London in 2015. She is helping to organise another in Lisbon in October 2017. For more information, you can email Dr Chanrai at email@example.com or visit her website at http://thedoctorsdigest.com/. For the Lisbon conference, visit http://www.lx-idea.com/.
Address: 104-2786 W 16th Ave Vancouver British Columbia V6K Canada
Dr Deanne Roberts, is a GP and nutritionist in Vancouver, Canada, who offers individual and group programs, plus phone/video visits (for residents of British Columbia. Please see http://corehealthmd.com for info). Before medical school, Dr Roberts completed a degree in Human Nutrition (both at UBC) and has kept up extensive study and practice in Nutritional Medicine. Committed to a broad-based, holistic approach, her areas of special interest include metabolism, diabetes, weight health, brain health, mood, digestion and all things Food as Medicine. She highly values low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) and intermittent fasting as vitally important and powerful health options. For more information, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Address: 16 Partridge Street Glenelg South Australia 5045 Australia
Australian GP Dr Nick Tellis is Practice Principal at the Partridge Street General Practice in Glenelg, Adelaide, and Chair of Southern Adelaide General Practice Council. He uses his medical knowledge to help patients achieve their health goals. “The body will go where the mind leads it,” Dr Tellis says. Thus, he firmly believes that taking the time to communicate well achieves real, long-term change for patients. He believes that doctors need more training in nutrition. Diabetes and obesity have increased over the last 30 years and medical advice must move on and address this, he says. Dr Tellis has researched and implemented LCHF/ketogenic diets for himself and his valued patients because “eat less and walk more” is clearly not working. “Medicine is a lifetime of ongoing learning and LCHF is a great tool to manage weight and health,” he says. Dr Tellis takes particular interest in promoting good mental health and is listed as a provider with Beyond Blue. You can follow him on Twitter (@partridgegp), and on Facebook, or email email@example.com.
Dr Garry Lee is a retired histopathologist in Cork, Ireland. (The Irish form of his name is Gearóid Ó Laoi). Dr Lee studies nutritional science until he is “blue in the face”. Not surprisingly, Dr Lee lives an low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) lifestyle and has given lectures on LCHF in hospitals. He is a photographer and keen cyclist and “cycletourist”, a sport he has enjoyed for the past 35 years. He has personal experience of the benefits of fat as a source of energy rather than glucose. Dr Lee can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Address: 65 Kavanagh Street Southbank Victoria 3006 Australia
Australian Dr Sanjeev Gaya is a senior forensic physician at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine in Southbank, Melbourne. He is also an adjunct senior lecturer in the Department of Forensic Medicine at Monash University Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine. He delivers clinical forensic services to the state of Victoria, Australia. He is a strong supporter of the science for low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) lifestyles. Why? Simple: “Who needs RCTs when the evidence is at home, n=1,” says Dr Gaya. You can contact him via email at email@example.com
Address: 361 Koeberg Road, Cape Town Western Cape 7405 South Africa
Dr Beate Setzer is a Cape Town GP (general practitioner) with a special interest in lifestyle diseases, such as diabetes, obesity, hypertension and heart disease, as well as asthma and allergies. In her practice, she also actively promotes a low-carbohydrate diet and eliminating and decreasing processed food with its high-sugar content to help heal the many chronic diseases that people face today. You can contact her on +27 (0) 21 5101441, fax +27 (0) 865410365 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Address: The Low Carb Clinic, 196/200 Hall St Spotswood Victoria 3015 Australia
Dr Robert Szabo is a GP works with a team of doctors dietitians at the Low Carb Clinic in Camberwell and Spotswood, Victoria to medically manage the application of a low-carbohydrate diet to improve patients’ health and help with issues such as weight loss and diabetes in the way nature intended. Dr Szabo realised that the conventional approach wasn’t working after he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. The clinical team is united in the knowledge that for most people, eating fewer carbohydrates, and more healthy fats and proteins, is the key to unlocking health. For more information, you can call 1300LOWCARB, email email@example.com or visit the website at www.thelowcarbclinic.com.
Address: 2920 Enloe St #105 Hudson Wisconsin 54016 United States
Dr Daryl Cooper is a specialist in functional medicine at the Inspiring Vitality Wellness Institute in Wisconsin. Dr Cooper’s vision is to “return health to America, one person, one family, one community at a time”. The institute offers patient-centered wellness at its best and aims at the optimal function of the brain, body and organs. Functional medicine seeks to identify and address the root causes of disease, and views the body as one integrated system capable of healing itself. Practitioners include low-carb nutrition as an option and utilise the most up-to-date laboratory testing procedures to identify body imbalances to educate and guide our members to access their own innate wellness. For more information, email DrDCooper@gmail.com.
Dr Gerard Hendriks is a general practitioner in the Netherlands, who has had his own practice since 2004. Hendriks has a special interest in and does ongoing research into food and how to prevent disease. He supports the compelling evidence for low-carb diets to treat and prevent serious diseases, such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease. For more information, you can email Dr Hendriks at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Physician assistant Andrea Lombardi began her career in healthcare administration. Intrigued by clinical practice and interested in helping to launch a new profession in Canada, she pursued education in health sciences and has become a Canadian Certified Physician Assistant. While practising family medicine, she grew fascinated by the evidence supporting dietary interventions for metabolic diseases. This prompted her to launch Crowd It Out Inc, a health consulting practice with a mandate of helping those with metabolic diseases, improve their condition(s) by crowding out dietary sugar and starch with fat and protein. Andrea writes a health blog Wellness Wars, which she co-authors with her sister.
Dr Csaba Tóth is medical doctor and part of a team at the Evolutionary Medicine Working Group at Paleomedicina Hungary in Budapest that has been using the paleolithic ketogenic diet for six years to treat chronic diseases. These include type 2 diabetes, hypertension, allergy, infertility and thyroid diseases. The team also manages autoimmune diseases. The doctors say that they have gained much experience in type 1 diabetes and Crohn’s disease. Dr Tóth says it is their experience that the paleolithic ketogenic diet is “much more effective than the classical form of the ketogenic diet in fighting cancer. In many cases, we are using the paleolithic ketogenic diet as a stand-alone therapy. We are striving for the full recovery of our patients.” For more information, you can email him at email@example.com.
Address: Newtown Primary Care and Health Specialists, 170 Mt Pleasant Rd Newtown Connecticut 06470 United States
Dr Cate Shanahan is a US board-certified family physician in Newtown, Connecticut, science director of the LA Lakers PRO Nutrition program, consultant for Mark Sisson’s Primal BluePrint certification program, and a Cornell-trained genetic and biochemical researcher with over two decades of clinical experience. Dr Shanahan is also author of the underground classic, Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food, and the easy-to-read guidebook of holistic nutrition, Food Rules: A Doctor’s Guide to Healthy Eating. She became an advocate for healthy living when she began to observe dramatic declines in the health of her patients’ bone structure, immune-system function, and behavioral development in subsequent generations of patients in the same family. She attributes these changes to the two most common processed foods in the American diet: vegetable oils and sugars. Combined, these two account for 70-80% of our total daily caloric intake. She works to empower her patients and readers with the knowledge to lose weight, get healthy, and have healthy children by following principles of traditional nutrition. For more information, visit her website at http://drcate.com/ or call +1 203 236 1818. (Dr Shanahan will be at Newtown Primary Care and Health Specialists from March 2017.)
Dr Sean Mark, of Approach Analytics and Science for Ourselves, is a Canadian epidemiologist, nutrition scientist and social entrepreneur. He is leading a gifted team of data scientists and web developers to create a virtual wellness app/platform that can shape health policy. Why? Dr Mark says that the ivory-tower science model is not creating effective tools to address the obesity and diabetes pandemic. He and his team are building a “bottom-up“ health information paradigm that puts peoples‘ and practitioners‘ needs at its center. They have a pre-production app that is live on the Nutrition 2.0 website. It aims to provide assumption-free, individualised nutrition. The platform will also have capacity to provide near-real-time data on the health economics of therapeutic diets.
Address: 4539 Marine Ave Powell River British Columbia V8A 2K5 Canada
South African-born Dr Martin Andreae is a family physician in British Columbia. He uses low-carb, high-fat and intermittent fasting principles to treat obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome. He also has a special interest in the role of low-carb diets in endurance sport.