X-PERT Blog 6: Bariatric Surgery- a First Choice or a Last Resort?

7th November 2016

This week's blog considers whether bariatric surgery is the silver bullet for addressing the current epidemics of Type 2 diabetes and obesity, or whether we should look elsewhere first.

07 November 2016/Author: Sean Wheatley/Number of views (1542)
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X-PERT Blog 5: Should the current guidelines around dietary fat be reassessed?

31st October 2016

This weeks blog is examining whether the current guidelines around fat and saturated fat are/ever were suitable for the UK population.

31 October 2016/Author: Matt Whitaker/Number of views (1255)
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X-PERT Blog 4: Ask for Evidence (part 2)- How to Critique an Article

24th October 2016

The second in a two-part blog, looking at why reading isn't always believing when it comes to scientific research! Part 2 looks at what questions we can ask to decide how much attention to pay to what is reported.

24 October 2016/Author: Sean Wheatley/Number of views (1735)
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X-PERT Blog 3: Ask for Evidence (part 1)- Can we Trust the Research and the Red-Tops?

24th October 2016

The first in a two-part blog, looking at why reading isn't always believing when it comes to scientific research! Part 1 looks at why we shouldn't always assume the story is the whole truth.

24 October 2016/Author: Sean Wheatley/Number of views (1524)
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19 October 2016/Author: Lisa Graham/Number of views (0)
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19 October 2016/Author: Lisa Graham/Number of views (0)
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X-PERT Blog 2: Introduction to X-PERT Weight

17th October 2016

An introduction to one of the two programmes in development, X-PERT Weight. This programme aims to decrease the prevelance of obesity through dietary and lifestyle advice that individuals can adhere to.

17 October 2016/Author: Matt Whitaker/Number of views (1826)
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X-PERT Blog 1: Introduction to X-PERT Heart

17th October 2016

An introduction to one of the new programmes we're developing, X-PERT Heart. The purpose of this programme will be to help people with increased cardiovascular disease risk manage their health through lifestyle management, rather than needing medication.

17 October 2016/Author: Sean Wheatley/Number of views (3470)
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