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Low calorie diet could reverse Type 2 diabetes

RESEARCHERS in the North- East have made a “remarkable” discovery that the most common type of diabetes can be reversed by an extremely low calorie diet.

The study by Newcastle University scientists could revolutionise the way people with type two diabetes are treated. In the trial, 11 people with type two diabetes were able to “cure” their illness and produce their own insulin again after drastically cutting their food intake to only 600 calories a day for two months. Three months later, seven out of the 11 remained free of diabetes.

Professor Roy Taylor, from the university, who led the study, said: “To have people free of diabetes after years with the condition is remarkable – and all because of an eight-week diet.”

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