November 16, 2018

Center for Health System Improvement Distinguished Visiting Professor

“The DiRECT Study: Can Type 2 Diabetes Be Cured in Primary Care?”

Michael E J Lean | MA MB BCHIR MD FRCP Dr. Lean
Chair of Human Nutrition, College of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing, University of Glasgow, based at Glasgow Royal Infirmary

Dr. Lean, co-leader of the DiRECT (Diabetes Remission Clinical Trial), will discuss his team’s groundbreaking study in Scotland and England, where they demonstrated how primary care-led weight management could achieve 50% remission of type 2 diabetes. Results of the DiRECT trial were published in The Lancet in 2017.

Noon-1:00 p.m.
Coleman North Auditorium
956 Court Avenue, UTHSC

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