Dr Kate Marsh on Lifestyle Medicine in Australasia

This brief interview was recorded in August 2016 at the Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney. Dr Kate Marsh, Advanced Accredited Practicing Dietitian and Credentialled Diabetes Educator, shares with us the value of Lifestyle Medicine for Type 2 Diabetes management and prevention and the importance of a plant-based diet for preventing chronic disease.

Find out more about the role of Dietitians in Lifestyle Medicine here.

Dr Kate Marsh, PhD, MNutrDiet, BSc, GC(Diab Edn & Mgt), FASLM

Kate is an Advanced Accredited Practicing Dietitian and Credentialled Diabetes Educator working in private practice in Sydney and has a particular interest in vegetarian nutrition and plant-based diets, and the dietary and lifestyle management of diabetes and polycystic ovary syndrome. She was awarded the inaugural Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE) of the Year in 2015. Kate is the convenor of the DAA National Vegetarian and PCOS Discussion Groups, chair of the ADEA Editorial Advisory Group, a member of the Diabetes Australia Medical Education Scientific Advisory Committee, on the editorial board for Diabetes Management Journal, and a board member for the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine. She is the editor of the Australian Diabetes Educator, and a regular contributor to Diabetic Living Magazine. Kate has published articles in a number of nutrition and medical journals on the topics of PCOS, insulin resistance, glycemic index, diabetes, and vegetarian diets. She is also co-author of The Low GI Guide to Managing PCOS, The Low GI Vegetarian Cookbook, Low GI Gluten-Free Living, and The Bump to Baby Diet, and has authored a number of textbook chapters on PCOS, pregnancy and vegetarian nutrition.

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