Over 20 million people in the United States have type 2 diabetes. That doesn’t count the 6 million who have diabetes and don’t know it yet. Type 2 diabetes has been called the most challenging health problem of the 21st century. The dangerously high prevalence of overweight and obesity is at the heart of this problem.
Watch PCRM president Neal Barnard, M.D., present the Diabetes Dilemma by clicking here.
Diabetes Fact Sheets and Recipes
“In the past few years, much of what we thought we knew about diabetes has been turned on its head. New understanding of the nutritional causes of diabetes gives us the power to keep it from occurring or to turn it around.” Download the PDF Diet and Diabetes Recipe for Success by clicking here.
Diabetes (Adult Onset and Juvenile)
Both forms of diabetes, childhood and adult, are rare in parts of the world where people’s meals are based on starches. This rarity is easy to understand as far as adult-type diabetes is concerned, since the primary cause of that illness is the rich Western diet. Click here to read the full article.