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Primary Care Led Weight Management Intervention Shows Sustained Type 2 Diabetes Remission

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A randomized-controlled trial in Great Britain physician offices called DiRECT was tested for durability and reported in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal on March 6, 2019. Out of 149 intervention subjects, almost half of them were in remission and 24 percent of them had 15kg weight loss at one year. At two years, one third of them were still in type 2 remission and sustained remission was linked to the amount of weight lost. Read more at The Lancet article