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Help! -a Great Low-carb Opportunity In Parliament

Discussion in 'Low-carb Diet Forum' started by Southport GP, Jun 8, 2018.

  1. Southport GP

    Southport GP HCP · Well-Known Member
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    PLEASE would you consider contacting your MP??. We need political clout to help us get our approach out there- and a great opportunity approaches- I will be presenting the keynote address to the APPG on diabetes (Keith Vaz MP is chair) 5pm Wednesday June 27th committee room 11 Parliament. The more MPs who attend the better.

    -use Google to find who your MP is and their e-mail- several sites just need your postcode.
    I have penned a suggested letter below

    Dear X

    I live in your constituency at (address)
    PLEASE would you attend an important parliamentary event about drug-free, money saving, diabetes remission and giving hope to people with type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes (10% of the population).

    Dr David Unwin RCGP Diabetes Champion is presenting important low carb diabetes work in Parliament as the keynote address to the APPG on diabetes (Keith Vaz MP is chair) 5pm Wednesday June 27th committee room 11

    Please support people like me with diabetes by attending, and possibly even publicise this event through your many contacts
     
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  2. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Moderator
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    Most certainly will.
    Gladly!
     
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  3. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    Yes, I certainly will. Thanks for the heads up.
     
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  4. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    Done :)
     
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  5. dbr10

    dbr10 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Done. I have to say my MP doesn't agree with me about anything, but I live in hope that he might do something this time.
     
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  6. Lamont D

    Lamont D Prefer not to say · Master

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    Hi @Southport GP
    You only mention diabetes, I understand why, but other endocrine conditions benefit from LC lifestyle.
    I hope I don't sound petty, but its all about getting the message out there.

    Best wishes, hoping for success in your endeavours.
     
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  7. catinahat

    catinahat Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Done
     
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  8. There is no Spoon

    There is no Spoon I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Done. Although not sure if it's only in England?
    :bag:
     
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  9. Mbaker

    Mbaker Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Will do.

    At the last election I emailed twice all of the MP,s of one of the major parties who I thought would listen to the LCHF model for the NHS. Since then I have noted that Keith Vaz last summer asked MP's to consider the Pioppi diet.

    Well done for moving things on, your patient reversals and your contribution to the truth about carbs. You are one of the heroes of health.
     
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  10. britishpub

    britishpub Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My local MP is Vince Cable, and I have sent him an email about this APPG event.
     
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  11. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Most certainly will :)
     
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  12. jayney27

    jayney27 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Of course I will :)
     
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  13. carol43

    carol43 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Sent but I do not expect anything from my MP, he's as much use as a chocolate fireguard.
     
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  14. dbr10

    dbr10 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Maybe he's related to mine
     
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  15. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    Done
     
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  16. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    Just posted it. :)
     
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    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    Bumping this back up to the top of Recent Posts
     
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    38aqua15 Type 2 · Member

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    38aqua15 Type 2 · Member

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    Done
     
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  20. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Moderator
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    Sent mine.
     
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