X-PERT Blogs

X-PERT Blog 7.5: World Diabetes Day 2016

14th November 2016

November 14th is National Diabetes Day! This mini-blog looks at what it's all about.

14 November 2016/Author: Sean Wheatley/Number of views (1526)
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X-PERT Blog 7: Introduction to The Four Main Dietary Approaches

14th November 2016

This week's blog introduces the four main dietary approaches to see which one may best suit your lifestyle.

14 November 2016/Author: Matt Whitaker/Number of views (3348)
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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 (1642)
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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 (1354)
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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 (1893)
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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 (1645)
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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 (2099)
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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 (3603)
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