Episode #287. Learn about type 2 diabetes from the scientist who has fundamentally changed our understanding of the disease: Professor Roy Taylor. From the twin cycle hypothesis to personal fat threshold, this conversation is an absolute masterclass in what causes type 2 diabetes and the path towards remission for those managing it.

We discuss:

Introduction to the Twin Cycle Hypothesis & Onset of Diabetes (00:00)

Delving into the Twin Cycle Hypothesis: Diabetes Aetiology Explained (02:25)

Risks Associated with High Blood Glucose Levels (14:08)

Key Factors Causing Insulin Resistance in Muscles (20:53)

Understanding the Personal Fat Threshold in Diabetes Onset (26:14)

Assessing the Risk Factors for Developing Type 2 Diabetes (35:07)

Preventative Measures Against Type 2 Diabetes (41:12)

Are Conltinuous Glucose Monitors Beneficial for Non-Diabetics? (46:54)

Investigating the Determinants of Body Fat Distribution (50:15)

Summary of the DiRECT Trial: Examining the Twin Cycle Hypothesis with Roy Taylor (55:50)

Effective Strategies for Type 2 Diabetes Remission (1:15:29)

The Role of Diet Quality in Insulin Sensitivity Improvement (1:28:54)

Examining the Link Between Protein Consumption and Type 2 Diabetes (1:36:18)

Incorporating Exercise into Type 2 Diabetes Remission Plans (1:38:31)

The Possibility of Eradicating Type 2 Diabetes Societally (1:49:03)

Understanding the Reversal of Type 2 Diabetes: Current Insights (1:52:49)

Final Thoughts: The Prospects for Diabetes Management (1:56:04)

Learn more about Professor Roy Taylor’s work at go.ncl.ac.uk/diabetes-reversal. You can also read his books, Life Without Diabetes and Your Simple Guide to Reversing Diabetes, for more tools and education.

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