Obesity and diabetes are so common these days, doctors often refer to them as diabesity. Her’e’s a small Canadian study in the SAMJ that posits a whole new paradigm in research to treat diabesity. It’s a path filled with life-saving promise of ‘a ‘cure’ for obesity and diabetes. In Part 1 of a two-part series, Foodmed.net looks at why this study by Canadian and ex-pat South African doctors just may live up to the authors’ hopes and dreams of a real breakthrough. We also look at why establishment doctors and dietitians are resisting the study’s message with all their might.