Study: Small Amount of Weight Loss Could Put Diabetes in Remission

There is some good news for people dealing with Type 2 Diabetes. According to HealthDay News, British researchers have learned that losing just a little bit of weight could lead remission of the disease. Through a study of almost 900 people published in the journal Diabetic Medicine, the researchers discovered that losing just ten percent of your body weight over the first five years of the disease could result in remission. "Extreme dieting and exercise are not necessary," said study author Dr. Hajira Dambha-Miller, a general practice physician at the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine. "Type 2 Diabetes should no longer be seen as a lifelong disease." Type 2 Diabetes is said to affect 400 million people globally. Read more here

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