The anti-obesity protein | World Economic Forum

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The process of clinical islet transplantation for the treatment of diabetes mellitus (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: Fighting Obesity

English: Fighting Obesity (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Central Obesity 008 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

According to WEF, researchers may have found a way to halt the development of both type 2 diabetes and obesity in humans using a recently discovered protein.

Source: The anti-obesity protein | World Economic Forum

This is important news because obesity and the related type 2 diabetes are now a global problem, fueled by junk-food, lifestyle and poor personal healthcare.

It is possible to address obesity and type 2 diabetes without medication but that take strong personal discipline. Part of the problem is that public healthcare does not penalize those who are lazzy and ill-disciplined. Clearly, in the UK, healthcare spending policy needs a strategic overhaul.

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