Low Carb for Optimising Health, Weight and Diabetes – Epworth 2018

Low Carb for Optimising Health, Weight and Diabetes – Epworth 2018

An evening of presentations on low carbohydrate nutrition

for optimising our health and weight.

WHEN: Wednesday 17th October from 6:30pm to 9:30pm

WHERE: The Auditorium
Epworth Hospital Richmond
89 Bridge Road
Richmond, VIC 3121

COST: $25.00 (Early Bird Ticket until 30th September)

$40.00 (Regular Ticket from 1st October)


Apologies, there has been greater demand than anticipated. The talks will all be posted on our Low Carb Down Under youtube channel. It takes a few months to get them edited and up online. Note, there are still a few tickets left for our Gold Coast meeting 19th to 21st October:    https://lowcarbdownunder.com.au/events/low-carb-gold-coast-2018/


Low Carb Down Under is proud to present a series of lectures and group discussions on the topic of Low Carbohydrate Nutrition.
Reduce inflammation, optimise your weight and health and improve sports performance. Learn about ketogenic diets, treatment of type 1 diabetes and blood tests used to monitor health.

Provisional Program

  • Dr. Stephen Phinney – “The Role of a Well-formulated Ketogenic Diet in Endurance Sport”
  • Dr. Jake Kushner – “Low Carbohydrate Nutrition to Support Those with Type 1 Diabetes”
  • Dr. Stephen Phinney – “Reversing Type 2 Diabetes with the Virta Treatment”

Presenter Information

Dr Jake Kushner is a McNair Medical Institute Scholar, Medical Director of McNair Interests, and an Associate Professor at the Baylor College of Medicine. His overarching career goal is to help people with type 1 diabetes and other chronic illnesses to live long, healthy lives. For 6 years he served as Chief of Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology at the Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital. His primary clinical interests center around the care of adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes.


Dr Stephen Phinney is the Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder of Virta Health, the first clinically-proven treatment to safely and sustainably reverse type 2 diabetes without medications or surgery.