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Rapid response to:


The idolatry of the surrogate

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 28 December 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d7995

Rapid Response:

Re: The idolatry of the surrogate

For Type 2 Diabetes, body weight is surely the surrogate of surrogates. If we measured nothing else and concentrated only on weight loss, and found out how to do it, all the others would be irrelevant.

Competing interests: No competing interests

20 March 2012
Dominic J Stevens
LAmbeth pct
South Lambeth Road Practice 272 South Lambeth Road. SW8 1UL