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The Breakfast study aims to provide high-quality scientific evidence for the potential health benefits of reducing carbohydrates at breakfast as a dietary strategy for managing Type 2 diabetes (T2D). Therefore, information on this website is provided for general educational information purposes only. It does not constitute medical advice and is not intended to be a substitute for advice given by your physician or other qualified health care professional. However, guidelines and experimental procedures are monitored by a registered dietician and Ph.D. expertise on the subject. Please consult with your physician before making any decision regarding treatment and/or medication. If you think you may have a medical emergency call your doctor or 911 immediately.

Terms of Use

(a) All rights reserved.​

  • As a user of the Breakfast study site, you are granted a limited license to use (display or print) short extracts of the information for your own personal, non-commercial use only, provided the information is not modified. Any other use of the information is prohibited. None of the information may be otherwise reproduced, republished or re-disseminated in any manner or form without the prior written consent of the University of British Columbia. To obtain such consent, please contact the faculty, department, or administrative unit responsible for the information in which you are interested.

(b) No Advice or Warranties

  • You shall be fully responsible for any consequences resulting from your use of the Site. The information on the Site is provided for educational or information purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, whether medical, legal, or otherwise.

  • The Breakfast study does not guarantee the quality, accuracy, completeness, or timelines of the information on the Site. While efforts are made to verify the information provided, the Site may contain typographical or other errors and should not be assumed to be error-free. Furthermore, some information on the Site has been provided by third parties and has not necessarily been verified.

  • The Breakfast study shall not be responsible for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damage or any other damages whatsoever and howsoever caused, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Site or in reliance on the information available on the Site, including the loss of use, lost data, lost business profits, business interruption, personal injury, or any other personal or pecuniary loss, whether the action is in contract, tort (including negligence) or other tortious action.

(c) Submissions

  • All information submitted to the Breakfast study via the Site shall be deemed and remain the property of the Breakfast study and  shall be free to use, for any purpose, any ideas, concepts, know-how or other techniques contained in information provided to the Breakfast study through the Site or sent through e-mail, unless otherwise agreed. Furthermore, the Breakfast study shall not be subject to any obligations of confidentiality regarding any such information submitted to it unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the Breakfast study.

  • The Internet is not a secure medium and privacy cannot be ensured. Internet e-mail is vulnerable to interception and forgery. The Breakfast study will not be responsible for any damages you or any third party may suffer as a result of the transmission of confidential information that you make to the UBC Breakfast study through the Internet, or that you expressly or implicitly authorize the UBC Breakfast study to make, or for any errors or any changes made to any transmitted information.

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  • The laws in effect in the Province of British Columbia shall govern this agreement and any dispute or claim based on your use of the website. You agree that any action or proceeding relating to this agreement or your use of the website shall only be brought by you in the courts of the Province of British Columbia. The website is intended for use by residents of British Columbia, Canada only.

These terms of use set forth the entire understanding and agreement between us and you with respect to your use of the website.

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