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Nov. 16 @ Noon – Diabetes remission expert Dr. Michael Lean

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Dr. Michael Lean, principal investigator of the Diabetes Remission Clinical Trial (DiRECT), which achieved 50 percent remission rates of type 2 diabetes in UK patients through non-surgical weight loss, will lecture at UTHSC at noon on Friday, Nov. 16. The DiRECT study was conducted in primary care clinics, and results were published in The Lancet in December 2017.

Dr. Lean, Chair of Human Nutrition (Medicine), Glasgow University, will be the first Distinguished Visiting Professor for the Center for Health System Improvement. His talk will be on Nov. 16 at Coleman North Auditorium (956 Court, 1st Floor). The event is free and a light lunch will be served. For information, contact Patti Smith at patti.smith@uthsc.edu