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How the DiRECT study could make Type 2 diabetes remission entirely possible in GP care – by Dr Farooq Ahmad

Article published by - DIABETES UK

Date article was published - 07 February 2018

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Lothian man reverses diabetes after taking part in diet trial

Article published by - Edinburgh Evening News

Date article was published - 06 January 2018


Why new diabetes research may come as a big relief

Article published by - The Scotsman

Date article was published - 06 January 2018


Articles from 2017


Losing weight is hard, but it's not any harder if you have type 2 diabetes

Author - Andrew Brown, Mike Lean and Wilma Leslie

Article published by - The Conversation

Date article was published - 06 December 2017


Diabete 2, scomparso con dieta a base di minestre e frullati

Article published by - ANSA.it (Italian Language)

Date article was published - 06 December 2017


Radical diet can reverse type 2 diabetes, new study shows

Article published by - The Guardian

Date article was published - 05 December 2017

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Primary care-led weight management for remission of type 2 diabetes (DiRECT): an open-label, cluster-randomised trial

Article published by - The LANCET

Date article was published - 05 December 2017

*To the right of the article on The LANCET website is a link to a podcast interview with Roy Taylor talking about weight management techniques and remission in type 2 diabetes


Weight Loss Really Can Reverse Diabetes, New Study Finds

Author - Alice Park

Article published by - TIME

Date article was published - 05 December 2017


'I beat type 2 diabetes with 200-calorie drinks'

Author - James Gallagher

Article published by - BBC News

Date article was published - 05 December 2017


Type 2 diabetes can be put into remission

Article published by - DiABETES UK

Date article was published - 05 December 2017


Is it possible to reverse Type2 diabetes?

Author - Luisa Dillner

Article published by - The Guardian

Date article was published - 25 September 2017


Diabetes remission - "treating blood glucose, when the disease is to do with body fat" (Podcast)

Description - Discussion with Professor Mike Lean about the analysis he co-authored which has been published on bmj.com

Author - BMJ talk medince

Podcast publisher - BMJ talk medicine on Soundcloud.com

Date podcast was published - 23 September 2017


Type 2 diabetes is 'reversible through weight loss'

Description - Article in Medical News Today disucssing the Beating type 2 diabetes into remission paper

Author - Catharine Paddock PhD

Article published by - Medical News Today

Date article was published - 15 September 2017


GPs need to tell people they can get rid of type 2 diabetes through weight loss – nutrition expert

Author - Mike Lean

Article published by - The Conversation

Date article was published - 14 September 2017


Articles from 2016


Beat the blood sugar

Author - Nicky Pellegrino

Article published by - New Zealand Listener

Date article was published - 11 March 2016