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Silent Assassin: Diabetes Australia accepts type 2 remission is possible through weight loss, diet, lifestyle and bariatric surgery

Anita Beaumont
By Anita Beaumont
Updated January 21 2022 - 6:00am, first published December 2 2021 - 10:30am
Diabetes Australia says for people who are overweight or obese, remission of type 2 diabetes usually requires "substantial" weight loss. Picture: Shutterstock

Australia's peak authority on diabetes recently acknowledged the possibility that adults with type 2 diabetes could put the disease into remission through weight loss achieved by "intensive dietary changes", or bariatric surgery.

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Anita Beaumont

Anita Beaumont

Journalist

Anita Beaumont is a health and general news reporter at the Newcastle Herald.