Nutrition - type two diabetics - Jennifer Crowley

Date Published: 
Monday, October 10, 2016

Dr Jennifer Crowley talks about nutrition and advice to give type two diabetics. Jennifers Doctorate in health sciences thesis topic was “New Zealand GPs and nutrition care: perceptions, perceived competence and barriers to provision”. Jennifer is a registered dietitian, registered sports dietitian and secondary teacher with extensive experience in teaching nutrition education.


  • The role of primary care in diabetes
  • GPs getting involved with nutritional advice
  • Diabetic eating plan
  • Diabetic specific advice on the three macronutrient groups
  • Glycaemic index
  • Keeping active, carb requirements and insulin levels
  • Diet and exercise vs metformin
  • Advice for pre-diabetes
  • Take home messages.


 Jennifer Crowley
dietitian, sports dietitian

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