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A high-energy breakfast promotes weight loss in type 2 diabetes patients

Eating a high-energy breakfast promotes weight loss, improves diabetes and decreases the need for insulin, according to new research by…

How to cut sugar intake without making your life miserable

Going sugar-free is de rigueur these days but going cold turkey won’t suit everyone. In my experience the complete avoidance…

Does a high-carb diet raise your risk of lung cancer?

A high-carb diet may raise your risk of lung cancer, according to a study carried out by the University of…

Why a yearly health check might save your life

Many patients are familiar with the need to keep a regular — often annual — check on certain aspects of…

‘Each hyper is like some horrible omen of future pain’: the diary of a type-1 diabetic

Sunday, 10.14am. I’ve been in the garden raking up the autumn leaves when suddenly I start to feel hot; a…