$45 – $200

Low Carb Sydney, May 5th 2018

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Sydney University – Veterinary Science Conference Centre, Webster Lecture Theatre (208) Ross Street / Western Ave Gate Entrance.

Parramatta Rd Camperdown, NSW 2006


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Dr Paul Mason, Dr Doron Sher, Dr Rod Tayler, Low Carb Down Under and Low Carb Doctors are proud to present a series of lectures and group discussions on the topic of Low Carbohydrate Nutrition.

Reduce inflammation, optimise your weight and health and improve sports performance. Learn about ketogenic diets and how to feed a family. Suitable for both patients and practitioners.

Free ketone testing will be available during the lunch break

Provisional Programme - 830 am start

Dr Rod Tayler - Introduction

Dr Paul Mason - A brief overview of LCHF

Vanessa Muratore - The history of diet, & obesity in Australia

Jessica Turton - Type 1 Diabetes

Dr Garry Fettke - Complications of diabetes

Dr Doron Sher - Weight loss for arthritis and results of our clinic

Morning Tea

Dr Paul Mason - GI Health and Fibre

Maryanne Demasi - Statin Wars

Taryn Polovin - Low carb treats and birthday parties

Q&A panel

Lunch - free blood ketone level testing

Dr Paul Mason and Dr Doron Sher - Supplements

Lindsay Woods - A patient's low carb journey

Dr Peter Brukner - Sugar by half initiative

Afternoon tea

General discussion and Q&A including:

Hair loss, MHFTR gene, Gallbladder, Food Insulin Index, Exercise, Exogenous ketones, Signs of diabetes

VIP dinner with the faculty - limited seating is available


Dr Paul Mason is a sports medicine and exercise physician who developed an interest in low carbohydrate diets in 2011. He then spent thousands of hours reading and analysing the scientific literature. For the last three years, he has been applying this knowledge in treating metabolic and arthritis patients who have achieved dramatic and sustained weight loss and reductions in joint pain, improved metabolic well being, diabetic control and reductions in arthritis.

Dr Doron Sher is a specialist knee and shoulder surgeon. He holds a Masters degree in Biomedical Engineering and surgical fellowships in Australia, Canada and America. His passion for helping patients avoid unnecessary surgery has led to his involvement in two successful metabolic, arthritis, weight loss and sports performance clinics.

Dr Peter Brukner OAM is a specialist sports and exercise physician. Peter is a world renowned sports medicine clinician and researcher. He has recently been Head of Sports Medicine and Sports Science at Liverpool Football Club and is currently Team Doctor for the Australian cricket team

Dr Gary Fettke is an Orthopaedic Surgeon from Tasmania who treats patients suffering the effects of obesity and diabetes every day. He described a nutritional model of inflammation which combined fructose, refined carbohydrates and polyunsaturated oils in 2013. He speaks nationally and internationally on the topic of the role of nutrition in modern diseases.

Dr Rod Tayler is a Melbourne anaesthetist with an interest in low carb nutrition. He is the founder of lowcarbdownunder.com.au website which hosts a range of resources.

Dr Maryanne Demasi is an investigative journalist and former presenter and producer on ABC television’s Catalyst program.

Taryn Polovin is an exercise physiologist with a postgraduate certificate in nutrition. She is an international instructor trainer and lecturer at the Australian Filex fitness conference and was a host and presenter on Aerobics Oz Style on channel 10. She has been low carb for 12 years and regularly treats clients with low carb nutrition stategies.

Jessica Turton is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) and Nutritionist. Her Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics was a systematic review investigating the effect of low-carbohydrate diets in the management of type 1 diabetes mellitus. This year she is undertaking her Research Doctorate (Ph.D.) which involves a primary intervention study investigating a very low-carbohydrate diet for the management of type 1 Diabetes

Vanessa Muratore - While studying Arts History at the University of Sydney, Vanessa investigated the background to the introduction of nutritional guidelines in Australia. Her thesis outlines the failure of scientific process, beginning with Ancel Keys' infamous seven countries study.

Lindsay Woods has had a long career in medical science, diagnostics and research. He takes a personal look at the ketogenic diet through a scientific lens.


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is free on Paramatta Rd or paid all day parking is available in the university

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?


What's the refund policy?

Full refunds are available until 7 days before the event. Due to catering, refunds are not possible after that date.

  • Dr Peter Brukner

    Dr Peter Brukner

    Sports Medicine Physician

  • Dr Maryanne Demasi

    Dr Maryanne Demasi

    Investigative journalist

  • Dr Garry Fettke

    Dr Garry Fettke

    Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • Dr Paul Mason

    Dr Paul Mason

    Low Carb Doctors

    Sports Medicine Physician

  • Vanessa Muratore

    Vanessa Muratore


  • Taryn Polovin

    Taryn Polovin

    Nutritionist, Mother

    Exercise Physiologist

  • Dr Doron Sher

    Dr Doron Sher


    Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • Dr Rod Taylor

    Dr Rod Taylor

    Low Carb Down Under


  • Jessica Turton

    Jessica Turton

    Dietitian and Nutritionist

  • Lindsay Woods

    Lindsay Woods

    A patient's journey

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Sydney University – Veterinary Science Conference Centre, Webster Lecture Theatre (208) Ross Street / Western Ave Gate Entrance.

Parramatta Rd Camperdown, NSW 2006


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