Home Health & Fitness What If We’re Wrong About Diabetes?

What If We’re Wrong About Diabetes?


As a young ER doctor, Peter Attia felt contempt for a patient with diabetes. She was overweight, he thought, and thus responsible for the fact that she needed a foot amputation.

But years later, Attia received an unpleasant medical surprise that led him to wonder: is our understanding of diabetes right? Could the precursors to diabetes cause obesity, and not the other way around?

A look at how assumptions may be leading us to wage the wrong medical war.

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