insulin

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…

breakfast

Why eating breakfast is bad for your health

Breakfast is a dangerous meal. This might sound provocative, so let me explain. It’s dangerous because it’s eaten soon after…

low-carb diet

A low-carb diet may help to prevent diabetes, but this study doesn’t prove it

Eating three low-carb meals within 24 hours lowers post-meal insulin resistance by more than 30 per cent, according to a…

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…

Theresa May: the first prime minister with a discreet need for jelly babies

To say that British politics is in a state of flux is rather like saying an otter’s pocket is a…

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…

‘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…

Game-changer for diabetes: insulin ‘dimmer switch’ discovered

Research published in The Journal of Clinical Investigation has identified a ‘dimmer switch’ that controls the amount of insulin produced…