Diabetes and a High Fat Diet

When you read headlines in the new like 'How Fatty Food Triggers Diabetes' you'd be forgiven for thinking that a high fat diet might indeed trigger diabetes. You might be surprised to discover that this study isn’t about food – it’s actually all about the gene expression; in obese mice.

It's another classic example of how the media create headlines that sound dramatic and grab people's attention, but in reality, the conclusions drawn from the study don't really add up to what is implied. To be honest, they kind of have to, because most people aren't really interested in what the study was really about, unless you are geeky enough to be me...
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