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An evening of expertise, excitement and inspiration with the world's leaders in prevention medicine

Thu 12th Dec 2019, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


$39.95 - $49.95 NZD + BF

$39.95 - $49.95 NZD + BF


An evening of expertise, excitement and inspiration with the world's leaders in prevention medicine

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Thu 12th Dec 2019, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Tindall Auditorium, Rosmini College
Tindall Auditorium, 36 Dominion St, Takapuna, Auckland 0622, New Zealand

Event description

PreKure and AUT invite you to an evening of expertise, excitement and inspiration with the world's leaders in prevention medicine.

Come and spend the evening with world-experts in the field of prevention medicine and walk away with a brand-new perspective on what’s possible, particularly with low carb, healthy fat and ketogenic nutrition.

Prevention medicine is the medicine of the future. It is clinically sound and evidence-based. It is the answer to increasing not just the human lifespan but more importantly the human healthspan.

Average Life Expectancy for males in the world’s developed countries is approximately 80 years and some 83 years for females. However, ‘Healthy Life Expectancy’ is more like 65 and 67 years respectively.

What of these 15 or so missing years?

Today, some 20% of our lives will on average be spent with a disability – a functional limitation that requires assistance. Although we are living longer than our predecessors we are unfortunately spending proportionally less of our lives in good health.

Our 4 biggest chronic conditions crippling the healthcare system are largely preventable;

  1. Type 2 Diabetes
  2. Dementia
  3. Heart Disease and
  4. Cancer

We spend billions on the sickness system each year and less than 1% of that on health. It is time to tip the balance. We simply cannot out-treat chronic diseases, we need to prevent them from occurring in the first place.

What is Prevention Medicine?

It’s a blend of physiology and behavioural sciences that prevents preventable diseases and treats modifiable illness. It is estimated that at least 50% of all cancer could be prevented by not smoking and maintaining a healthy weight. Eliminating cancer is not a moon-shot but rather an earth shot. It is achievable.

We define prevention medicine as a personalised prescription of behavioural sciences and psychology, nutrition, sleep and movement.

This is a rapidly moving and exciting field that can and will deliver health, or as we like to call it; a PreKure, to those who need it most.


Dr David Ludwig

David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD is a practicing endocrinologist and researcher at Boston Children’s Hospital. He holds the rank of Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Professor of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health. His research focuses on the effects of diet on hormones, metabolism and body weight. In particular, he developed a novel “low glycemic load” diet (i.e., one that decreases the surge in blood sugar after meals) for the treatment of obesity and prevention of type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Dr Ludwig is Principal Investigator on numerous grants from the National Institutes of Health, has published over 150 scientific articles, and presently serves as Contributing Writer for JAMA. He is author of the forthcoming book, Always, Hungry? Conquer Cravings, Retrain your Fat Cells, and Lose Weight Permanently.


You’ll also get to watch and learn how to transform your cooking into something exciting, delicious, nutritious and easy! 


  • The impact of diet - a both heart-breaking and heart-warming story of a fat kid who thought it was all his own lazy fault
  • How preventing cancer is not a moon shot it’s an earth shot
  • How Harvard Medical School Professor and endocrinologist at Boston Children’s Hospital, Dr David Ludwig, is reversing clinical patients type 2 diabetes
  • How NZ Dr Glen Davies and his team are turning a whole town to Ketogenic diet and reversing type 2 diabetes
  • The latest compelling science and evidence on prevention medicine
  • Exactly what to eat and how to make it simple in our live cooking demonstration!

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Please note we don’t offer refunds to our events. You are welcome to transfer your ticket to someone else if you can no longer attend – please advise us of this so we can update our records

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PreKure is a social enterprise that exists to inspire the medical profession to become more focused on disease prevention. PreKure’s vision is to make prescribing lifestyle and prevention medicine as easy as prescribing pills.