Inside Health

BBC Radio 4


Dr Mark Porter demystifies health issues, separating fact from fiction and bringing clarity to conflicting health advice, with the help of regular contributor GP Margaret McCartney


InsHealth: Diabetes Type II, Obesity, Anorexia & Shingles feedback, Lyme Disease 22 Oct 13

October 22nd, 2013

Episode 194 of 329 episodes

With news that Tom Hanks has been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, how far in advance can doctors predict the onset of the disease and what can be done to delay it? Plus, is obesity a disease? It has been classified as such in America, so what are the implications and should the UK follow suit? And the first ever conference on Lyme disease - the tick-borne infection that can cause serious complications.