Diabetes UK Nutrition Guidelines
Webinar 3

Food choices for the management of blood pressure, lipids and risk of cardiovascular diseases in people with diabetes

Wednesday 13th November 2019


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Grab a cuppa and tune in to gain the latest science evidence and practice on Food choices for the management of blood pressure, lipids and risk of cardiovascular diseases in people with diabetes

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Key learning objective and outcomes

Have a clear understanding of:
  • The evidence supporting the role of different dietary patterns, and specific foods in CVD risk reduction in people with diabetes
  • The quality of the evidence and the nuances in interpreting the evidence
  • Diabetes UK recommendations for CVD risk reduction in people with diabetes
  • The translation of the recommendations into practice
Be able to:
  • Evaluate, understand and apply evidence about lifestyle interventions for CVD reduction in people with diabetes
  • Formulate evidence-based, food-based advice in practice
  • Access the Diabetes UK Nutritional Guidelines

Expert Speaker

Douglas Twenefour, RD MPhil PG Dip

Deputy Head of Care, Diabetes UK
Douglas Twenefour is the Deputy Head of Care at Diabetes UK. As a Specialist Dietitian, his specialist interest is in developing evidence-based guidelines. Douglas co-chaired the Diabetes UK 2018 nutrition guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes. He currently co-chairs the joint Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN)/ Diabetes UK/ NHS working group reviewing the evidence to inform a national position on the use of low carbohydrate diets in people with Type 2 diabetes.
He enjoys teaching, and is an Associate Lecturer at the London Metropolitan University. Douglas has also worked with a number of international Universities and academic institutions as a lecturer, consultant and a researcher.

Webinar Host and Moderator

Tanya Haffner, Dietitian & Director, Nutrilicious.

This NutriWebinar is kindly run in association with Diabetes UK.


Diabetes UK is the leading UK charity for people affected by diabetes. Our vision is a world where diabetes can do no harm. Diabetes affects more people than any other serious health condition in the UK. And we are leading the fight against the most devastating and fastest growing health crisis of our time. It’s a fight that involves all of us – sharing knowledge and taking diabetes on together.


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