REVERSE MY DIABETES
e results of an Imperial e trial, which found that a orie, meal- replacement diet p patients with advanced - treated Type 2 diabetes to their body weight and cut nsulin dose. preliminary findings of the mised- controlled trial were hed at the Diabetes UK sional Conference last week. ied the impact of the orie- per- day liquid diet on patients with long- standing diabetes. e on the low- energy formula average shed nearly a stone half ( 10kg) in three months, red to those in the control who lost an average five s ( 2.2kg). ple with anding es can e their on by a lot of
ideally at 0 per cent,” ofessor “The rapid loss with a diet programmes is motivating and the support provided encourages the dieter to keep going.”
Pearl says family and friends were amazed by her progress and determination. “It wasn’t easy,” she says. “You have to be strongwilled and stick to it but it works.”
Pearl still uses the diet on and off to maintain her weight. She now weighs 14st 5lb and her feet are much better. Her glucose control is now good and her back problem has improved.
Because of her diabetes complications Pearl had not flown for 15 years but she is now looking forward to visiting her daughter Nadia who lives in Rome.
“I’ve always loved clothes,” she says. “Shoes are also my passion but it’s difficult with bad feet and there are limited outlets for larger people. Now I can shop on the high street or anywhere I want.”
Before travelling to Rome she will head to Oman at Easter where her son Charlie lives with his family and the first thing she will be looking forward to is that
all- important cuddle. For information about Cambridge WeightPlan and to find your local consultant, call 0800 16 14 12 or visit cambridgeweight