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Primary care weight loss schemes 'reversed half of Type 2 diabetes cases'


Back in the dim and distant past we were taught that diabetes was a diagnosis for life but that it could be controlled by weight loss. Now I see that the disease can be 'reversed' or even driven into 'remission' by calorie control. What a wonderful scientific advance. We now have the somewhat paradoxical situation where a diabetic who diets can achieve 'a non-diabetic state', whilst an ordinary bloke can be labelled with 'pre-diabetes'. Give me the old days when doctors just treated diseases.

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06 Dec 2017

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