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Tue, Jun 23


Microsoft Teams Webinar

Evidence-Based Carbohydrate Restriction

Preparing health professionals to use this tool in a safe and effective manner

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Time & Location

Jun 23, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT

Microsoft Teams Webinar

About the Event

Diabetes Canada recently released a position statement on the use of low carbohydrate diets in diabetes including the following important comment - "In the absence of clear trial evidence to support generalised recommendations and the positive results experienced by people following low and very low-CHO diets, health-care providers will need to work as partners with individuals seeking to identify an optimal and sustainable dietary pattern that fits with their individual preferences."

This webinar provides dietitians and other cliniicians with an evidence-based approach to using reduced carbohydrate diets to safely support an individualized approach to diabetes care.

Your co-presenters:

Michelle Shepherd BSc, RD is the CEO of Westcoast Nutrition, a private nutrition practice in beautiful British Columbia, and an instructor at Langara College. With a long history in oncology nutrition with BC Cancer, Michelle is passionate about supporting patients to find sustainable and personalized nutrition strategies for better health.

Eliana Witchell MSc, RD is the Chief Dietitian for the Institute for Personalized Therapeutic Nutrition where she leads the development of evidence-based tools, resources and training programs for RDs specifically for food-first approaches that can help patients achieve remission of diabetes. She is also the founder and Chief Eating Officer at Eat ;Different RD, her private practice in Ontario where she has been using variations of carbohydrate restriction successfully with her patients since 2017.

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