Take a fresh look at diabetes research for UK Diabetes Week

| June 6, 2019

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In the UK 10 to 16 June 2019 is Diabetes Week, an annual initiative set up by the charity Diabetes UK to raise awareness of diabetes and raise money to fund research into the condition. Diabetes UK has been funding research across the UK for over 80 years. In this blog we take a look at the latest diabetes clinical trials, funded by Diabetes UK and other leading funders, The ReTUNE study is testing the hypothesis that each individual has their own personal fat threshold (PFT) which determines how much fat they can put on before they develop problems such as type 2 diabetes. The study involves consuming a low-calorie diet to achieve a 5% decrease in body weight, followed by a gradual return to a moderate diet of normal foods, to see whether this can reverse type 2 diabetes, and whether the personal fat threshold can be detected by markers in the blood.

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