I am a 28-year-old final-year medical student at the University of Tasmania in Hobart, Australia. I have also recently (8/2001) started a PhD at Uppsala University in Sweden where we I am studying obesity metabolism, especially in relation to diabetes and cardiovascular disease. I would like to congratulate you on your latest book which both my partner (a Swedish engineer) and I have read and found very interesting. My partner lost 16kgs in 3 months and feels and looks fantastic. I am hoping for a few kgs less on me by the end of January.