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Articles from 2019


Diabetes Management Journal - Article by Dr Justin Coleman

Article by Dr Justin Coleman featured in the News and Views section of the Diabetes Management Journal discussing The DiRECT trial & diabetes remission


Published by - Diabetes Management Journal

Date Published - 8 November 2019

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Diabetes.org.uk - Diabetes UK Strategy 2020-2025

Professor Mike Lean and Professor Roy Taylor are feature on page 27 of the Diabetes UK Strategy 2020-2025 document. (Image shown below)

Diabetes UK Strategy 2020-2025

Published by - diabetes.org.uk

Date Published - 14 November 2019

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University of Glasgow - Spotlight on Diabetes

Article published on the University of Glasgow website discussing the DIRECT trial.

Published by - University of Glasgow

Date Published - 13th November 2019

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Stronger Medicine: Podcast interview with Professor Mike Lean

An interview with Professor Mike Lean by Stronger Medicine where he discusses the DiRECT trial and a number of aspects of diabetes and its management.

Published by - strongermedicine.com

Date Published - 24th September 2019

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The DiRECT study was mentioned in the Parliament debate on the 9th January 2019

9:33:20 - the new research that treatment of type 2 diabetes, which is actually by changing diet can eradicate type 2 diabetes..

10:31:20 - Early result from ongoing research led by Mike Lean at the UofG and Roy Taylor at Newcastle University showed...

10:42:03 - research and trials .. by professor Roy Taylor from Newcastle .... can actually reverse diabetes...

Parliamentary debate pack which includes several mentions of DiRECT

Published by - ParliamentLive.tv

Meeting took place - 9th January 2019


Published by - The Inverness Courier

Date article was published - 23 April 2019


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Published on - thetimes.co.uk

Date article was published - 07 February 2019

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Published on - bmcmedicine.biomedcentral.com

Date article was published - 26 February 2019


The DiRECT 1-year results paper has had enormous impact worldwide, with a very high Altmetric score, of 3540 one year after publication on 20 February 2019, making it the 135th highest ranking out of all 12.5 million research outputs tracked by Altmetric.
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Published on - www.altmetic.com (DiRECT)

Date image was taken of the Altmetric site - 20 February 2019

Altmetric score of 3540

Articles from 2018


Professor Mike Lean speaking on the BBC News channel about the DiRECT study

Originally broadcast on - BBC News Channel

Date interview took place - 30 November 2018


WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAMME SUCCESSFUL AT TACKLING OBESITY & TYPE 2 DIABETES

Published on - University of Glasgow News

Date article was published - 22 November 2018


The DiRECT 1 year paper has an Altmetric score of 3398, making it the 127th highest ranking out of 11.9 million research outputs tracked by Altmetric.
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Published on - www.altmetic.com (DiRECT)

Date image was taken of the Altmetric site - 10 October 2018

Altmetric score of 3398

Today on Google Scholar the DiRECT one-year results paper reached 100 citations

Link to paper - DiRECT 1 Year Results.pdf

Date image was taken of the Google Scholar site - 09 October 2018

Google Scholar - 100 Citations

Personal Best (BBC Radio Scotland) - Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

Audio hosted by - BBC Radio Scotland

Date and time of broadcast - 1:30pm on 1 July 2018

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An article published by La Vie Diabete following an interview with Professor Roy Taylor

Article published by - La Vie Diabete (French Language)

Date article was published - 31 May 2018


Type 2 diabetes can be reversed with a low-calorie diet

Article published by - National Institute for Health Research

Date article was published - 13 February 2018


How the DiRECT study could make Type 2 diabetes remission entirely possible in GP care – by Dr Farooq Ahmad

Article published by - DIABETES UK

Date article was published - 07 February 2018


Lothian man reverses diabetes after taking part in diet trial

Article published by - Edinburgh Evening News

Date article was published - 06 January 2018


Why new diabetes research may come as a big relief

Article published by - The Scotsman

Date article was published - 06 January 2018


Articles from 2017


Losing weight is hard, but it's not any harder if you have type 2 diabetes

Author - Andrew Brown, Mike Lean and Wilma Leslie

Article published by - The Conversation

Date article was published - 06 December 2017


Diabete 2, scomparso con dieta a base di minestre e frullati

Article published by - ANSA.it (Italian Language)

Date article was published - 06 December 2017


Radical diet can reverse type 2 diabetes, new study shows

Article published by - The Guardian

Date article was published - 05 December 2017


Primary care-led weight management for remission of type 2 diabetes (DiRECT): an open-label, cluster-randomised trial

Article published by - The LANCET

Date article was published - 05 December 2017

*To the right of the article on The LANCET website is a link to a podcast interview with Roy Taylor talking about weight management techniques and remission in type 2 diabetes


Weight Loss Really Can Reverse Diabetes, New Study Finds

Author - Alice Park

Article published by - TIME

Date article was published - 05 December 2017


'I beat type 2 diabetes with 200-calorie drinks'

Author - James Gallagher

Article published by - BBC News

Date article was published - 05 December 2017


Type 2 diabetes can be put into remission

Article published by - DiABETES UK

Date article was published - 05 December 2017


Is it possible to reverse Type2 diabetes?

Author - Luisa Dillner

Article published by - The Guardian

Date article was published - 25 September 2017


Diabetes remission - "treating blood glucose, when the disease is to do with body fat" (Podcast)

Description - Discussion with Professor Mike Lean about the analysis he co-authored which has been published on bmj.com

Author - BMJ talk medince

Podcast publisher - BMJ talk medicine on Soundcloud.com

Date podcast was published - 23 September 2017

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Type 2 diabetes is 'reversible through weight loss'

Description - Article in Medical News Today disucssing the Beating type 2 diabetes into remission paper

Author - Catharine Paddock PhD

Article published by - Medical News Today

Date article was published - 15 September 2017


GPs need to tell people they can get rid of type 2 diabetes through weight loss – nutrition expert

Author - Mike Lean

Article published by - The Conversation

Date article was published - 14 September 2017


Articles from 2016


Beat the blood sugar

Author - Nicky Pellegrino

Article published by - New Zealand Listener

Date article was published - 11 March 2016