A little progress Diabetes UK has just released its latest statement on the use of Low-carb diets for those suffering from diabetes (1). Up to now this organisation, which is the leading charity on diabetes has set itself...Read More
A flooded house If you are unlucky enough to be flooded at home because of a burst water pipe, the first thing you would do is to locate the source and stop the water coming in as fast as possible. You would be absolutely...Read More
The protocol The evidence about a diet which is low in carbohydrates and high in fat (LCHF) continues to pile up. The latest report is a study from a team based at the Virta Health Clinic in San Francisco (1). A total of 262...Read More
Setting the scene In April 2016, the World Health Organisation (WHO) released its “Global Report on Diabetes” (1). It spells out the awful truth about the extent and impact of these diseases. Here are some of the key facts: It...Read More
Failure of public health policy Despite repeated attempts to persuade the politicians, the leaders of the mainstream medical and healthcare professions to accept that the current diabetes policy is a complete failure, there are...Read More
The market town of Skipton is the “Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales”. It is located within commuting distance of Leeds and Bradford. Like everywhere else it has its fair share of people who have been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes...Read More
It is quite obvious that the strategies for dealing with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) in the UK (and in most other countries) are a complete failure. There is no indication that the disease is under control. In fact, all the...Read More
There is now overwhelming evidence that T2D is caused by the habitual consumption of diets that have a high content of sugar and foods that contain starch such as rice, pasta, potatoes and pasta. While there is growing...Read More
Diabetes just about epitomises everything that is wrong with our public health systems. Essentially it is a modern day scourge. People with diabetes have an increased risk of developing many other diseases, including heart...Read More
The recent spat between the BMJ and The Lancet about statins must leave the ordinary members of the public in a complete state of confusion. If the leaders of the medical professions cannot agree, what chance is there for the...Read More
Background Over 100 people attended this event, which was planned to help those with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) understand that, contrary to the advice given by most health professionals, this disease can be controlled (possibly even...Read More
Dear Mrs May, Congratulations on your appointment. I wish you every success in your new role, which will undoubtedly be very challenging. Diabetes policy I am taking the liberty of writing this letter because of my serious...Read More
- Unbelievable! Latest "Dietary Guidelines for Americans" based on discredited science.
about 27 mins ago
- Meat and dairy industries should go on the offensive. Sat fats are good for you.Grassfed especially good news.
about 48 mins ago
- #Statins provide false reassurances that may discourage patients from taking the steps that actually reduce CVD.
about 1 hour ago
- Minnesota study shows lowering cholesterol increased all-cause mortality by 35% in those aged over 65 years old
about 1 hour ago
- Has anyone got "Insulin Resistance for Dummies" which should be required reading for this SACN committee?
about 2 hours ago