IPTN Forms Strategic Alliance with IHSTS

On World Diabetes Day, the Institute for Personalized Therapeutic Nutrition (IPTN) is excited to announce a strategic alliance with the Institute for Health System Transformation and Sustainability (IHSTS) that could help re-write the script for millions of Canadians living with Type 2 Diabetes and those that are risk of developing it. Our two organizations will …

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IPTN Invited to Important Swiss Re Institute Meeting

In a few weeks, IPTN CEO Sean McKelvey and Chief Science Office Jonathan Little will travel to Zurich, Switzerland to attend the BMJ/Swiss Re conference: “Food for thought: The science and politics of nutrition“. Because a number of expert clinicians, scientists and researchers who do key work in the field of diabetes, particularly the remission …

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IPTN Hosts International Nutrition Experts – Recap

January 26th, 2017 was an exciting day for the IPTN. In collaboration with the UBC Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences and the Life Sciences Diabetes Research Group, the IPTN hosted its first “official” event. Over 200 people, including UBC diabetes researchers, community dieticians, family physicians, pharmacists, and the interested general public were packed into …

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Therapeutic Nutrition in Type 2 Diabetes

        On January 26th, 2017 the Institute for Personalized Therapeutic Nutrition, the UBC Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences and the UBC Diabetes Research Group were proud to host Dr. Stephen Phinney and Dr. Sarah Hallberg present on Therapeutic Nutrition for Type 2 Diabetes. Dr. Stephen Phinney’s Presentation – “Nutritional Ketosis” – click here …

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What we think we know: The science behind the IPTN… and what we don’t know

Insulin was discovered in the early 1920’s and we have learned much over the years about its roles in obesity and type 2 diabetes, including: We know that food and metabolism are inextricably linked, and insulin is the main meal-dependent anabolic hormone and that insulin is essential for life. We know that insulin levels are …

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