DiRECT Study: Putting T2DM in Remission

September 18, 2018

Can weight loss alone be the key to the reversal of type 2 diabetes? A new study sheds some light. 

References:1. Lean ME, Leslie WS, Barnes AC, et al. Primary care-led weight management for remission of type 2 diabetes (DiRECT): an open-label, cluster-randomised trial. Lancet. 2018;10:541-551.2. Taylor R, Al-Mrabeh A, Zhyzhneuskaya S, et al. Remission of human type 2 diabetes requires decrease in liver and pancreas fat content but is dependent upon capacity for β cell recovery. Cell Metab. 2018;pii: S1550-4131:30446-30447.