Monday, 25 September 2017

on inflammation and ...fat tummies

Inflammation is the problem...not the fat tummy...

the following text is a comment that I just posted at this story

"Is it possible to reverse Type 2 diabetes?"

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It is rather simplistic the view of Prof Lean who says "the easiest indicator of someone at risk of type 2 diabetes is a fat tummy". What about all the thin people with DT2 ? ? The driving force of DT2 is inflammation. Medical doctors need to have a more holistic view on tackling inflammation since inflammation is the trigger to a plethora of diseases like DT2, cancer, CVDs, high blood pressure and obesity. Chronic diseases need holistic approaches...not just looking at a "fat tummy".

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