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Fixing Dad!

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Heretic1, Jul 21, 2016.

  1. Heretic1

    Heretic1 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    All,

    I think this has been referred to elsewhere in the Forums, but just in case you have missed it, there is a programme to be screened on BBC 2, Sunday night at 10pm called 'Fixing Dad' which may be of interest. Apparently it is about the journey of one of our 'brethren' who didn't look after himself for a number of years and was facing possible amputation. His sons took. It upon themselves to turn him and his lifestyle around and have successfully done so that he has now completed a100 mile cycle race!

    There was a Daily Mail article on this earlier this week also.

    Cheers.
     
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    plantagenet Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Got the box programmed to record in case I miss it. Looking forward to seeing it.
     
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    Wasn't this a great success for the very low calorie Newcastle Diet!
     
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    I read about that documentary in Dr. Michael Mosley's book "The 8 Week Blood Sugar Diet" just the other day (read his book in one sitting). The two boys' dad's name is Geoff. I fully intend on watching that documentary. The story/testimonial in the book touched me.

    Dr. Mosley's book foreword was done by Dr. Roy Taylor (Newcastle).
     
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