Consuming just 600 calories a day for eight weeks can save the lives of millions of sufferers of the preventable condition.
Gilpin Family Whiskey is not sold; rather, it is freely distributed as a “public health statement.” , along with commercials for Quaker Oats.
Since developing diabetes in 1979, Brimley has been a tireless advocate for those with the disease, visiting hospitals and counseling the sick.
Diabetics should save bread for last at mealtime to keep their blood sugar under control, new research suggests.
Carbohydrates trigger a surge in blood sugar levels in sufferers - hence many avoid such foods completely.
Although linked to obesity, diabetes affects people of all body types, many who barely have enough to eat.
According to the International Diabetes Federation, around 382 million people in the world are afflicted, a number they estimate will rise to 592 million by 2035.
As it progresses, sufferers often need to maintain a healthy diet, exercise and a combination of medications to manage it.
Someone's life expectancy with type 2 diabetes is likely to be reduced as a result of the condition, by up to 10 years, it is believed.
This reversal of diabetes remains possible for at least ten years after the onset of the condition, lead author Professor Roy Taylor said.