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21-04-2022 | Diet | News

Time-restricted eating benefits may rely on calorie reduction

A randomized trial in The New England Journal of Medicine shows no benefit of adding time-restricted eating to 12 months of calorie reduction in people with obesity.

12-10-2021 | Diet | News

DiRECT insights highlight ‘ongoing struggle’ of maintaining weight loss

Many participants of DiRECT found reintroduction of food and subsequent weight-loss maintenance to be more challenging than the 800 calorie total meal replacement phase, the investigators report.

29-09-2021 | EASD 2021 | Conference coverage | News

Intra-organ fat reduction parallels type 2 diabetes remission in lean people

Outwardly lean people who have type 2 diabetes have increased intra-organ fat, reductions in which occur in line with weight loss-induced diabetes remission, say researchers.

11-08-2021 | Diet | News

Meta-analysis supports benefits of low GI/GL diets in people with diabetes

Following a low glycemic index or glycemic load diet in addition to standard treatment is associated with improvements in glycemic control and other cardiometabolic risk factors in people with diabetes, suggest the results of a systematic review and meta-analysis.

09-07-2021 | Obesity | News

Brain MRI offers clues to weight regain after surgery vs diet

Divergent changes in brain activity after bariatric surgery versus a very-low-calorie diet may help explain why people are more likely to regain weight after the latter intervention, a study suggests.

31-05-2021 | Hypertension | News

DiRECT analysis supports antihypertensive withdrawal before very-low-calorie diet

Blood pressure falls markedly when people with type 2 diabetes undertake a very-low-calorie diet, and immediate withdrawal of antihypertensive medications has few ill effects, say the DiRECT investigators.

21-05-2021 | Healthcare systems | News

Large diabetes care gaps identified in low- and middle-income countries

Fewer than one in 10 people with type 2 diabetes in low- and middle-income countries receive treatment in line with World Health Organization recommendations, shows a global analysis.

05-05-2021 | Liraglutide (obesity) | News

Liraglutide beneficial for post-diet weight loss maintenance

A randomized trial supports giving people with obesity liraglutide to maintain weight loss after an 8-week diet, particularly if it is combined with regular vigorous exercise.