For the mass majority, prediabetes and type 2 diabetes is treatable and reversible without medication. A plant-based diet plays a significant role in the development and management of type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is characterized by insulin resistance, where the body's cells become less responsive to insulin. Several factors, including dietary choices, can influence insulin sensitivity and blood sugar regulation.
Dr. Niki Davis is a “rocket scientist” turned board certified medical doctor who specializes in nutrition and lifestyle medicine. Her passion is to educate others on how to prevent and reverse chronic disease through a whole food plant based diet. She has a certificate in plant based nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies through eCornell.