Posts: Type 2 Diabetes

27 06, 2017

Is the link between Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes as causal as is often presumed?

By | 2017-06-29T16:46:17+00:00 June 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Causality is a difficult concept in chronic disease. Rarely is it as simply explained as Koch’s Postulates was able to do with acute disease.

Attempts to assign a ‘linear’ relationship (i.e. presence of risk = development of disease) to chronic diseases often fall short of a comprehensive causal explanation vis. ‘diet’ as a singular cause of […]

7 09, 2016

Slowing Down the Progression of Type 2 Diabetes: We Need Fair, Innovative, and Disruptive Action on Environmental and Policy Levels!

By | 2017-05-17T15:00:11+00:00 September 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Over the past decades, we have observed an increase of prevalence of diabetes in many countries along with significant differences in prevalence trends between countries worldwide (1). In Europe and other Western countries, the prevalence rate reaches a plateau or has slowed down on the level of ∼8–10%. In Asia, a continuous rise in […]

22 04, 2016

Preventing type 2 diabetes: scaling up to create a prevention system

By | 2016-12-19T10:14:20+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Every day an estimated 280 Australians develop type 2 diabetes.1 By 2023, type 2 diabetes is predicted to become the number one specific cause of burden of disease in Australia.2 Policies and programs to support the prevention of type 2 diabetes need to be scaled up urgently if Australia hopes to limit or reduce the […]