Frequently Asked Questions

When do I need this program?

This program is for you if you have been diagnosed with diabetes type 2. It helps in managing your diabetes no matter how long you have had it.

What makes this program unique and different?

The material in this program is not new. This type of program has been offered for years at live-in health centers with excellent results, but this is the first time the information has been provided in a format that you can use at home.

What can I expect for health benefits?

Many people on this program find that their blood sugars come into improved control. They feel better, and their overall health is better.

Is this program proven to work?

The lifestyle changes recommended in this program have helped thousands of people reduce or eliminate their medications and improve their diabetic control. The more closely the program is followed the more impressive the results.

How long does it take to work?

Most people notice improvement in their blood sugars within the first several days your cholesterol will drop within the first two weeks. Continued improvements will be seen for six months to 2 years.

When do I need this program?

This program is for you if you have been diagnosed with diabetes type 2. It helps in managing your diabetes no matter how long you have had it.

What makes this program unique and different?

The material in this program is not new. This type of program has been offered for years at live-in health centers with excellent results, but this is the first time the information has been provided in a format that you can use at home.

What can I expect for health benefits?

Many people on this program find that their blood sugars come into improved control. They feel better, and their overall health is better.

Is this program proven to work?

The lifestyle changes recommended in this program have helped thousands of people reduce or eliminate their medications and improve their diabetic control. The more closely the program is followed the more impressive the results.

How long does it take to work?

Most people notice improvement in their blood sugars within the first several days your cholesterol will drop within the first two weeks. Continued improvements will be seen for six months to 2 years.

What are the side effects?

There are no known side effects to this program in and of itself, however, it is imperative that you stay in touch with your physician while on this program. Often people notice drastic changes in the first several days of using the program. So be sure to check with your doctor about your current regimen.

What is the continued maintenance once I reach my goals?

This program is not a diet for a while but rather a way of living. To get continued benefit you must continue the program. If you stop the program you can expect to lose the benefits to your health.

Should I stop using my medication?

You should monitor your blood sugars regularly and stay in contact with your physician who can help you know how to safely monitor your medication..

How much weight will I lose?

The amount of weight loss experienced during this program is variable. The average weight loss is 1-2 pounds per week for the first several months. If you do not need to lose weight you will likely not lose any weight. Although weight loss occurs with this program weight loss is not the primary goal, improved health is the goal.

How will my lifestyle change?

If you are a usual person eating a western diet you will get to try new foods you will at least at first spend slightly more time in food preparation but will likely find that you are spending less money on food after the initial purchase of new types of food staples. you will undoubtedly miss some comfort foods which have been in your diet since childhood but within 3-6 months these cravings often ease and if you do slip and eat them again you may feel that they don’t taste so good as you remembered and you will not feel well eating the old way.

What will my doctor think of this program?

Your doctor may or may not be familiar with treating diabetes in this way as it is not taught in most medical schools. You may refer your doctor to Neal Barnard’s research in diabetes and his book “Reversing Diabetes”. If you stick with this program your doctor will be very pleased with the improvement in your diabetic control and improvement in cholesterol and blood pressure which come with this change in your lifestyle.

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