Tag: diabetes

How a Vegan Diet Impacts Diabetes

More than 370 million people around the world suffer from diabetes, and about 100 million Americans have diabetes or are likely to…

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I Reversed My Diabetes in 5 Months on a Plant-Based Diet

When his diabetes took a turn for the worse, longtime chef and self-professed cheese addict David Rivest challenged himself to go plant-based…

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30 Pounds Lighter, I’m Hiking Glaciers and Reaching New Highs on a Plant-Based Diet

Monika Kurasiewicz had resigned herself to a life of weight gain and health problems. Then she adopted a plant-based diet and unleashed her…

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I Reversed My Diabetes and Cured My Sleep Apnea with a Plant-Based Diet

Three months ago, I transitioned to a whole food, plant-based diet. The switch happened after a diabetes diagnosis that shook me to…

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8+ Striking Nutrition Studies Every Medical Student Should Read

In the United States, dietary factors are the most important risk factors for disease, yet medical schools fail to provide adequate nutrition…

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Reversing India’s Diabetes Problem: A Q&A with Dr. Nandita Shah

India is known as a country of vegetarians, but, in reality, more and more Indians are eating meat, especially young people drawn…

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Why I Recommend a High-Carb Diet for My Patients with Diabetes

I have many patients with type 2 diabetes and prediabetes in my internal medicine practice. When I ask what foods they think…

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This Gynecologist Is Making the WFPB Connection for Women

Dr. Padma Garvey, a gynecologist working in New York’s Hudson Valley (about 75 miles outside of New York City), has come to…

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Does Sugar Cause Diabetes?

The recent film What the Health raised the question as to whether sugar or other carbohydrates cause diabetes. Because blood sugar levels…

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Why You Should Have a Fruit-Filled Summer

If you’re like most Americans, you probably aren’t eating enough fruit: Americans eat a single serving of fruit per day, on average….

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How My Patient Beat Prediabetes and Won a Decade-Long Weight-Loss Battle

Have you ever tried something, invested nearly everything you had—time, energy, and resources—into a project, and failed? What would happen if you…

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Top 3 Diabetes Myths, Busted: Fruit, Starchy Vegetables, and Blood Glucose

Almost 10 percent of Americans have diabetes and that number is growing. Unfortunately, the myths surrounding diabetes are as widespread as the…

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