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Exercise and 24-h Glycemic Control: Equal Effects for All Type 2 Diabetes Patients?
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Beneficial effect of a weight-stable, low-fat/ low-glycaemic index diet to reduce liver fat
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Metabolic syndrome in healthy obese, overweight, and normal weight individuals
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Response to article by Malhotra in BMJ
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BBC Radio 4 asks 'Does food addiction exist?'
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Response to article by the InterAct Consortium in Diabetologia
This study does not show that sugary drinks cause diabetes, as has been mis-reported in a number of the...
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