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Thursday, 30 March 2017

Type 2 diabetes? It's 'walking deficiency syndrome' and not a real illness, says top doctor

Daily Mail: Type 2 diabetes should be renamed 'walking deficiency syndrome' because it is not a 'real disease', according to one of Britain's leading medical practitioners. Sir Muir Gray has done extensive research on how modern lifestyles such as sitting at a desk or in a car are contributing to the risk of disease. He claims that type 2 diabetes, which is largely preventable but costs the NHS billions of pounds a year to treat, should be renamed because it is caused by the 'modern environment'. Speaking at the Oxford Literary Festival, Sir Muir said: 'Type two diabetes or walking deficiency syndrome, I'm trying to get the name changed...read more>>>...

ALITD OPINION
: We agree with Sir Gray 100%!!!!!!!!!!!!!!