Prevent & Treat Diabetes with a Plant-Based Diet

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 100 million Americans suffer from diabetes or prediabetes. 

Dr. Neal Barnard is a powerhouse in the health and medical industry and is an unparalleled expert on diabetes and health. His new book, Dr. Neal Barnard's Cookbook for Reversing Diabetes: 150 Recipes Scientifically Proven to Reverse Diabetes Without Drugs, has been described as a "treasury of meals that are as tasty as they are powerful for health."

Listen as Dr. Barnard joins Dr. Friedman to discuss his approach to battling diabetes... one that is not based on pills or injections, but on food—the most delicious “prescription” you could imagine.
Prevent & Treat Diabetes with a Plant-Based Diet
Neal Barnard, MD, FACC
Neal Barnard, M.D., F.A.C.C., is an adjunct associate professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C., president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and founder of Barnard Medical Center.Dr. Barnard is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the 2016 recipient of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine’s Trailblazer Award, and has led numerous research studies investigating the effects of diet on diabetes, body weight, and chronic pain, including a groundbreaking study of dietary interventions in type 2 diabetes, funded by the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Barnard has authored more than 70 scientific publications as well as 18 books, including the New York Times best-sellers Power Foods for the Brain, 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart, and the USA Today best-seller Dr. Barnard’s Program for Reversing Diabetes.   As president of the Physicians Committee, Dr. Barnard leads programs advocating for preventive medicine, good nutrition, and higher ethical standards in research. He hosts four PBS television programs on nutrition and health and is frequently called on by news programs to discuss issues related to nutrition and research.Originally from Fargo, N.D., Dr. Barnard received his medical degree at the George Washington University School of Medicine and completed his residency at the same institution. He practiced at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York before returning to Washington to found the Physicians Committee.