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Renowned Diabetes Researcher to Lecture this Friday @ Noon


Dr. Michael Lean, principal investigator of the Diabetes Remission Clinical Trial (DiRECT), which achieved 50 percent remission of type 2 diabetes through non-surgical weight loss, will lecture at UTHSC at Noon on Friday, Nov. 16. The DiRECT study was conducted in primary care clinics in Scotland and England. 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 at 12:00 Noon 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 Celia Ridley at cridley2@uthsc.edu