Monthly Archives: May 2019

Women’s Health: Confessions of a RUSH-O-HOLIC

I have a confession. I am a  recovering RUSH-A-HOLIC. Most days I like to believe that I am in remission and to give myself some credit I have done (and continue to do) a lot of hard work to improve my perspectives and live fully. I’ve gone from rushing most of the time to rushing [...]

By | May 28th, 2019|

Live better, Eat Better: Success begins in the mind

Why are some people seemingly effortlessly motivated to eat better while others struggle? The answer to this question is one I have long pondered. As a doctor, I’ve often fallen into the ‘rescuer’ trap. With firsthand experience of what devastation poor diet and lifestyle choices can inflict, I’ve tried too hard to ‘help’ my patients [...]

By | May 14th, 2019|

Prof Tim Noakes: Thoughts on a 50 years association with the University of Cape Town Faculty of Health Sciences. December 2018.

Background: On June 8th 2018 my trial before the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) finally came to an end. After 28 days in court, tens of millions of rands spent in total by both parties to the dispute, and before two separate HPCSA committees, I was found innocent of all charges, bringing the [...]

By | May 6th, 2019|
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