degree of weight loss +NEW DELHI: Type 2 diabetes can be reversed if you can lose weight radically, according to a study by UK scientists who managed to reverse the chronic condition in nearly half the participants who followed their weight management programme. All participants had been diagnosed with the condition within the past six years.The results published in the international journal, The Lancet, show remission of diabetes was closely related to the. Doctors say conventional treatment involves life-long medications to control blood sugar or insulin supplement.Weight loss surgery for diabetes remission is also getting common but few can afford it. Also, it is fraught with risks such as micronutrient deficiency.According to Dr Sujeet Jha from Max hospital Saket, radical weight loss helps remove excess fat from the pancreas. "The weight loss goals provided by this programme are achievable for many people.
Source: Times of India December 07, 2017 01:52 UTC