Prada Willi Syndrome by Dr Terri-Lynne South, BSc, MBBS (Hons), FRACGP, Grad Dip Nut & Diet
Terri’s presentation is based on the care she has provided to a young woman with Prada Willi Syndrome whom she has known for over ten years. Terri delves into the complexities of managing a client with Prada Willi Syndrome, relating management strategies to the physiology of the condition. The detail Terri shares with us comes from the perspective of Terri the clinician (being both a GP and a dietitian) and advocate, as well as the clients’ mother who has spoken in depth to Terri about what management strategies, she found helpful and what was unhelpful.
- The condition Prada Willi Syndrome
- How the physiology of Prada Willi syndrome impacts care needs
- Dietetic management
Dr Terri-Lynne South, BSc, MBBS (Hons), FRACGP, Grad Dip Nut & Diet
Terri-Lynne South is dual qualified as both a Medical Doctor and Dietitian. She is the Medical Director of a specialised health service: Lifestyle Metabolic. Terri-Lynne has more than 25 years of experience in the health profession. She is passionate about metabolic health with a focus on providing a holistic health service that achieves positive outcomes anchored in evidence, innovation, and experience. Terri-Lynne is dedicated to breaking down the stigma, bias and shame associated with the label “obesity” and promoting the science behind the concept of obesity as a chronic medical condition. She sits on several advisory committees at the state and national level to ultimately help clients with diabetes, metabolic syndrome and other health conditions associated with living in a larger body.