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Ms Carin Hume

Dietician

 

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Carin Hume is a registered dietitian. She completed her undergraduate dietetics degree at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa, followed by obtaining a masters degree in sports nutrition from the University of Aberdeen.

Carin has completed ongoing studies in diabetes, dietary management of gut disorders (including FODMAP training), behaviour change, and most recently functional medicine with the Kresser Institute.

Carin worked in the NHS for over ten years at trusts in Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. During this time she gained extensive experience working as a diabetes specialist dietitian. Diabetes is one of her clinical interests and she is passionate about advising people with type 1 diabetes on how to manage their diet and diabetes when exercising.

Currently Carin divides her time between doing private practice work in Berkshire and Buckinghamshire and working as a dietitian & diabetes educator at The London Diabetes Centre.

Current NHS or research position

Consultant Dietitian at Circle Reading Hospital
Consultant Dietitian at BMI Shelburne Hospital, High Wycombe
Consultant Dietitian at BMI Chilterns Hospital, Great Missenden
Dietitian & Diabetes Educator at The London Diabetes Centre, London

Year of first medical qualification

1997

Special clinical interests

Gut disorders including irritable bowel syndrome
Diabetes, including Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes
The female athlete and bone health
Food intolerances
Nutrition and supplements to optimise the gut microbiota
High blood pressure and heart health
Fatigue
Habits and behaviour change

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies

The British Dietetic Association (BDA)
Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC)