First-hand experience

“I’ve got a type of diabetes myself, I struggle with weight as well,” the Queensland GP says. Gaps in his formative health education before medical school spurred a passion for a preventive and holistic approach to weight management.

“As a medical practitioner I understand the consequences of the chronic metabolic dysfunction that then leads to other diseases,” he says.

Dr Deed is working with the RACGP to develop better standards on type 2 diabetes management in