Dr Maryanne Demasi, PhD, is an investigative journalist with over 10 years experience in producing science documentaries. She has been praised for her courageous reporting on controversial issues and has received accolades for her ‘excellence in health journalism’ by the National Press Club of Australia. Previously, Dr Demasi worked as a medical scientist while completing a PhD in Rheumatology at the University of Adelaide and also worked as a ministerial advisor and speechwriter for the South Australian Science Minister.
The cholesterol and calorie hypotheses are both dead — it is time to focus on the real culprit: insulin resistance
Emerging evidence shows that insulin resistance is the most important predictor of cardiovascular and type 2 diabetes.