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Weekly Health Quiz: Diabetes, Disability and the Nobel Prize


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1 Which of the following treatments has been shown to eliminate the need for insulin in Type 2 diabetics within a month's time?

  • Intermittent fasting (24-hour fasting three times a week or every other day)

    Diabetic patients who did 24-hour fasting three times a week or every other day were able to stop taking insulin within a month. They also lost 10 to 18 percent of their body weight. Learn more.

  • Eating a high-carb, low-fat diet
  • High-intensity exercise, once a week
  • Getting seven to eight hours of sleep every night


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