TDMR Europe Chair discusses TDR’s contribution to type 2 diabetes remission on EAWAZ TV

TDMR Europe Chair, Professor Anthony Leeds is featured in the Health Chats programme of EAWAZ TV, discussing the role of weight loss with Total Diet Replacement (TDR) in type 2 diabetes (T2DM) remission for adults with obesity. In the video interview, Dr Leeds discusses the ‘DiRECT’ diabetes remission trial with Professor Mike Lean from Glasgow […]

TDMR Europe releases highlights from its online seminar “Diabetes Remission: Maintenance after weight loss with total diet replacement”

On 12th April, TDMR Europe, the leading organisation for the formula diet foods industry, organised an online seminar focusing on weight maintenance after weight loss with total diet replacement (TDR) and demonstrated TDR’s impact on type 2 diabetes (T2DM). The event “Diabetes Remission: Maintenance after weight loss with total diet replacement” featured health experts Prof […]

An update on development of guidelines for diabetes remission – remission possible!

On 12th April, TDMR Europe’s online seminar brought together speakers from Scotland, England and Cyprus to focus on weight maintenance and diabetes remission maintenance after weight loss with total diet replacement. The webinar was opened by Professor Mike Lean, Professor of Human Nutrition at the University of Glasgow who reviewed research evidence including the DiRECT […]

TDMR Europe – “Total Diet Replacement: exploring sustainable weight loss and health benefits, including diabetes remission and prevention” INDEX PAGE

 On 27th October, TDMR Europe organized the online seminar “Total Diet Replacement: exploring sustainable weight loss and health benefits, including diabetes remission and prevention”. The webinar brought together industry stakeholders, academics and others and showed the potential role of TDR in bringing down the incidence of obesity and severity of weight related comorbidities, such as type 2 […]

‘TDR to achieve diabetes remission and diabetes risk reduction’ – Mike Lean

Mike Lean, University of Glasgow Type 2 diabetes (T2D) affects nearly 4 million UK people, previously considered permanent and inevitably progressive, with disabling, life-shortening complications.  It accounts for ~10% of total healthcare expenditure across Europe.  It is caused by adult weight gain in people with family/genetic predispositions.  The Diabetes Remission Clinical Trial (DiRECT) has radically […]

Intensive life-style intervention, including initial weight-loss with TDR, delivered 60% diabetes remission in people with early type 2 diabetes mellitus from the Middle East and North Africa studied in Qatar

The DiRECT trial of weight loss in obese people with early type 2 diabetes with TDR followed by food reintroduction then a structured weight maintenance programme has established beyond reasonable doubt that the weight changes and diabetes remission can be sustained in a proportion of participants for two years.  Mechanisms of the effect are beginning […]

Joe McSorley – a diabetes remission success story

“While the total diet replacement is not a cure, it can put type 2 diabetes in remission, what happens after that is down to will power and lots of hard work in the gym to maintain the weight loss. In truth, it is a lifestyle change but one that for me has been worth it […]

The DiRECT diabetes remission trial – an interview with Mike Lean

“Formula diets, as currently designed, have proved extremely safe and effective in helping people to lose substantial amounts of weight, and gaining remission of type-2 diabetes. Almost nine out of 10 people with type-2 diabetes were still in remission, not diabetic and not needing medications, a year later if they lost 15kg.” Professor Mike Lean, […]

Total Diet Replacements (the ‘Soups and Shakes diet’): a scientifically proven, cost-effective weight-loss solution for diabetes remission and osteoarthritis in Europe

  Total diet replacements (TDRs) – weight loss diets of soups, shakes, bars and porridges – can turn back the tsunami of osteoarthritis, diabetes and other obesity-related comorbidities that threaten to overwhelm healthcare services across Europe. This was made evident yesterday at a University College Dublin seminar, led by trade body Total Diet & Meal […]

Mikael Fogelholm: Diabetes prevention and remission

“The PREVIEW-study is one of the largest and longest randomized interventions to study the effects of diet and physical activity prevention of type 2 diabetes in pre-diabetic individuals. Compared to earlier studies, the use of a total diet replacement strategy during the first two months was a new element. The main interest was to study […]

World Diabetes Day: Addressing the risk factor of obesity more important than ever

Taking place on 14th November, this year’s World Diabetes Day (WDD), organised by the International Diabetes Federation, is focused on raising awareness of the risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes (T2DM) to help prevent the condition and highlighting the impact of diabetes-related complications as well as the importance of having access to the right […]

TDMR Europe releases highlights from its webinar which demonstrated that Total Diet Replacements can transform obesity and type 2 diabetes treatment

Health experts demonstrated that total diet replacements (TDR) offer a cost-effective solution in tackling obesity and health related diseases, in TDMR Europe’s latest webinar “Total Diet Replacement: exploring sustainable weight loss and health benefits, including diabetes remission and prevention”. Programme Total diet replacement – amount, safety and sustainability of weight loss – Anthony Leeds, TDMR […]

PREVIEW diabetes prevention study reviewed by Professor Jennie Brand Miller at TDMR Europe seminar

Jennie Brand Miller, Professor of Human Nutrition at the University of Sydney, reviewed the benefits of Total Diet Replacement for weight loss and low GI/high protein diet for weight maintenance and  diabetes prevention in TDMR Europe’s webinar “Total Diet Replacement: exploring sustainable weight loss and health benefits, including diabetes remission and prevention”  held on 27th October […]

Research leaders will show how Total Diet Replacement can improve the lives of people with obesity and diabetes in exclusive seminar

Research leaders will review the use of Total Diet Replacements (TDRs) for weight loss and diabetes remission and prevention in an in-depth webinar set to take place on 27th October. The online seminar will bring together industry, academics and other stakeholders and is hosted by Europe’s leading trade body for formula diet products, TDMR Europe. Free registration is open here.  The event, “Total Diet Replacement: exploring sustainable weight loss and health benefits, including diabetes […]

Experts gather to discuss reducing risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease in webinar hosted by TDMR Europe

Total Diet & Meal Replacements Europe (TDMR Europe) yesterday (23 July 2020) delivered a webinar, ‘Reducing future risk: Obesity co-morbidities and nutritional status’, attracting over 100 academics, policymakers and medical specialists from all over the world. The webinar, which had been awarded SCOPE World Obesity Federation accreditation, highlighted the use of total diet replacements to […]

TDMR Europe to host webinar on reducing risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease

‘Total Diet & Meal Replacements Europe (TDMR Europe) invites you to a SCOPE accredited webinar:  ‘Reducing future risk: Obesity co-morbidities and nutritional status’ 11am BST, Thursday 23rd July Register now The webinar, which been awarded SCOPE World Obesity Federation accreditation, aims to highlight the potential for use of total diet replacements to reduce future risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, […]

Total Diet Replacement proven to be effective in insulin-treated type 2 diabetes

Total Diet Replacement proven to be effective in insulin-treated type 2 diabetes TDMR Europe welcomes the publication of a clinical trial that confirms that total diet replacement (TDR) can be used safely and effectively in people with more advanced insulin-treated diabetes as well as those with early diabetes who can be put into remission by […]

TDMR Europe supports World Diabetes Day

TDMR Europe welcomes the opportunity to support this year’s theme ‘Family and Diabetes’ on World Diabetes Day.  People world-wide are encouraged to test their diabetes knowledge with an on-line tool for self-assessment of diabetes risk noting that over 50% of diabetes is preventable.  If left untreated diabetes can lead to complications including heart attack and […]

TDR should now be considered as the first intervention in people newly diagnosed with Type2 diabetes across the EU

21 December 2018 Following the release of the DiRECT trial health economics paper this morning by Diabetes UK, Professor Anthony Leeds, Chairman of Total Diet and Meal Replacements Europe (TDMR Europe), the trade association representing the European total diet and meal replacements industry, welcomed the news: “This analysis of costs and savings confirms what we all suspected. Total […]

Weight loss with TDR may help to improve fertility in men with obesity

There is a downward global trend in sperm counts in men and, in 50% of couples seeking assisted reproduction there is male infertility.  There are no drug therapies for poor sperm quality and few clinical trials that address the role of obesity and effect of weight loss. Emil Andersen working in Professor Signe Torekov’s group […]