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Until recently, we thought that type 2 diabetes was a lifelong condition. But in 2017, the results of the DiRECT study revealed that it is possible for some people to go into remission. Professor Mike Lean and Professor Roy Taylor revealed that through a weight management programme, it’s possible for some people with type 2…

As the year ends in a fog of lies, ‘fake news’ and bluster disguised as wisdom, some things remain indisputably true – for example, doctors are all agreed that spending your afternoons sitting in your pants on the sofa, eating chocolate and watching daytime TV is definitely not as good for you as putting your…

Our DNA is a blueprint for the human body, containing tens of thousands of genes: instructions on how to build and look after it. Changes to the code of those genes can increase the risk of you getting – or even cause – certain conditions. So what about diabetes? Type 1 diabetes There are a…