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The DiRECT Trial – how to translate clinical research into great results in primary care

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The DiRECT Trial – how to translate clinical research into great results in primary care

10 Oct 2019
GP Clinical Theatre 2
Diabetes: Prevention, Reversal, Weight Management and Lifestyle

Type 2 diabetes no longer appears to be an inexorably progressive condition; the seminal DiRECT study has demonstrated that type 2 diabetes can be reversed and put into remission. However, is this low energy liquid diet approach realistic and sustainable in primary care and what challenges do primary care face if implementing DiRECT in day to day clinical practice. This session will seek to answer the question of whether low energy diets are the panacea for the management of type 2 diabetes

  • 1. Key messages from Diabetes Remission Clinical Trial – 12- & 24-month results
  • 2. Challenges & controversies implementing DiRECT in primary care
  • 3.Are very low energy diets the panacea for the management of type 2 diabetes?
Chairperson
Nassif Mansour, Chair - P-CNS
Speakers
Kevin Fernando, GP Partner - North Berwick Health Centre