Weight loss surgery: a cure for the type 2 diabetes epidemic?

Professor Janice L. ThompsonIn the Birmingham Brief, Professor Janice L. Thompson, Professor of Public Health Nutrition and Exercise in the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences discusses the connection between weight loss surgery and the reduction in risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Read the Birmingham Brief online here.

Professor Thompson is a leading expert in the field of public health nutrition and exercise, and their role in preventing and treating risks for obesity, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes across the lifespan. In the video below Professor Thompson describes in 60 seconds her research into finding ways to reduce physical inactivity and support healthy eating behaviours. 


Video transcript