“Crash course diet reverses Type 2 diabetes in a week” I’ve read a few simplistic statements in my time but this one is right up there with the best.  It aims to sum up a small study performed by one … Continue reading

Yesterday was a long and full-on day with lectures starting at 8am and the final seminar finishing at 8pm, although I must admit to a bit of retail therapy over lunch! I’m finding some of the stuff a bit hair … Continue reading

Our Clinical Director Linda Goldie is in San Diego at the moment attending the 71st Scientific Sessions, organised by the American Diabetes Association. Here’s what she said about her first day: Having arrived at Heathrow check-in at 7am yesterday morning … Continue reading

In a meta-analytical study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (Priess D et al 2011) and reported in today’s Daily Telegraph, the authors find that for every 500 people taking high-dose statins, one extra person develops diabetes. However, … Continue reading

Time was when only truly momentous trials such as DCCT were described as landmark.  Now the term has become debased to the point where even the meanest little effort is described as “landmark” by its authors or sponsors.  But I … Continue reading