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Dr Daniel West

Dr Daniel West

Newcastle University

"Whey Protein and Type 2 Diabetes: What Do We Know?"

Dan is a Newcastle University Research Fellow within the Institute of Cellular Medicine at Newcastle University and currently works across the Human Nutrition Research Centre, the Newcastle Diabetes Research Group and Movelab. Dan completed a PhD at Swansea University in 2011, where he worked within the Diabetes Research Group of the College of Medicine. Dan is an Expert Faculty Member of the international education Programme ‘PEAK’ (Performance in Exercise and Knowledge), supported by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (USA).

Current research funded by the Novo Nordisk UK Research Foundation, Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation and industry partners, Medtronic and Arla Food Ingredients, focuses on nutrition and medication adjustment to improve postprandial glucose control in people with diabetes.