Researchers: Weight Loss Effectively Cures Diabetes

Researchers: Weight Loss Effectively Cures Diabetes

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The findings, published online in the journal Diabetes Care and presented at the World Diabetes Congress in Vancouver this week, show the disease is caused by fat accumulating in the pancreas and that simply losing less than one gram from the organ can reverse the illness and restore insulin production, The Daily Telegraph reports. “For people with Type 2 diabetes, losing weight allows them to drain excess fat out of the pancreas and allows function to return to normal,” said Roy Taylor, a Newcastle University researcher.

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