Diabetes

The BBC swallows more fanatical nonsense from Action on Sugar

Action on Sugar, the bastard offspring of Consensus Action on Salt, has noticed that dried fruit contains sugar. As with…

Jonny Wilkinson

Worried about your weight? Check your waistline, not the bathroom scales

If you’ve glanced at a newspaper in the last few months you’ll have noticed that obesity is public health enemy number…

New gene therapy for heart disease and diabetes: how will hypochondriacs react?

The drugs giant AstraZeneca (AZ) has signed a deal with heart researchers in Canada which pushes forward the project to…

Check up

  The hidden perils of dining out   For many, eating out is associated with a treat. According to a…

As a doctor, I’d rather have HIV than diabetes

‘There is now a deadly virus, which anyone can catch from sex with an infected person. If we’re not careful,…

To statin or not to statin: a new test could help decide

In the context of the ongoing and increasingly sterile debate about the pros and cons of statins to lower cholesterol,…

Ten foods to tackle diabetes

Diabetes is spreading to epic proportions in the UK. It affects 3.2 million people, a figure which has doubled since…

Does pre-diabetes really exist?

Pre-diabetes is an artificial category with virtually zero clinical relevance,’ said an American professor in the Times. A friend of mine…

Experts cast doubt on statins – you read it first in Spectator Health

Statins are in the news – again. A few weeks ago, reports appeared across the media suggesting that statins truly…

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Ten foods to tackle diabetes

Diabetes is spreading to epic proportions in the UK. It affects 3.2 million people, a figure which has doubled since…