30 Nov 2018

People with Type 2 diabetes prescribed low-calorie liquid diet

When people talk about a “liquid lunch” they don’t normally mean a sachet of powder mixed with water. But that’s what’s being prescribed by NHS England for thousands of patients who have Type 2 diabetes in the hope of reversing their condition. Nine out of ten people with diabetes in the UK have Type 2, which is linked to lifestyle and diet – and is, in many cases, preventable.