Carel Le Roux

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Prof Helen Heneghan from the National Metabolic Surgery Centre at St Vincent’s hospital, said ‘on average patients also lost around a quarter of their bodyweight and the improvements persisted for at least four years’.  Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Metabolic surgery can free two-thirds of patients with type 2 diabetes from the use of insulin, new research suggests. An analysis of post-surgery ou(...)

A series of studies have supported a low-carb diet in managing type 2 diabetes. Photograph: iStock

“If there is one thing to take away ... it is that type 2 diabetes [T2D] can go into remission and it need not be a lifelong progressive chronic (...)

Parents should encourage kids to eat fruit, not drink the juice. Photograph: iStock

Sugary drinks are about to be hit with a sugar tax of 60 cent per two-litre bottle. The beverage industry argues that obesity is a far more complex pr(...)

Derek Davis: said he had developed his large, ebullient “persona” to match his size. Photograph: Arthur Carron/Collins

  “Derek Davis could well have been with me on the boat on Lough Sheelin today, waiting for the mayfly to rise,” said Derek Evans, friend (...)