• Wednesday, May 25, 2022

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Low-cal diet trial offers diabetes reversal hope

One in eight people aged 18-40 in the UK have diabetes

By: Lauren Codling

by LAUREN CODLING A NEW low-calorie diet designed to prevent diabetes has been praised by healthcare professionals, after results found almost 90 per cent of patients managed to send the disease into remission. The NHS announced last month that it would test out a new scheme, based on a low-calorie diet initially trialled by Diabetes UK, which aimed to reverse type 2 diabetes. The nine-month NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (DPP) will help people to improve nutrition levels and undertake more physical activity. The low-calorie diets will be piloted by the NHS from next year, when patients will be prescribed a…

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