A plant-based diet improves beta-cell function and insulin sensitivity in overweight adults with no history of diabetes, according to a new study published in Nutrients by researchers from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
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Forks Over Knives, a groundbreaking documentary that illustrates the power of plant-based diets to improve health and prevent diseases like type 2 diabetes, will have its premiere screening in Mumbai on Nov. 18.
Forks Over Knives, a groundbreaking documentary that illustrates the power of plant-based diets to improve health and prevent diseases like type 2 diabetes, will have its premiere screening in Delhi on Nov. 11.
Hana Kahleova, M.D., Ph.D., presented "The effect of a vegetarian versus conventional hypocaloric diabetic diet on thigh adipose tissue distribution in patients with type 2 diabetes," at the American Diabetes Association’s 77th Scientific Sessions in San Diego on June 12, 2017.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—For Diabetes Month this November, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine— a national nonprofit promoting good health through good nutrition—is inviting people to spread the message that plant-based foods can prevent or even reverse diabetes. The campaign, Stick a Fork in Diabetes, taps into the power of social media and selfies. By using the hashtag #StickAForkInDiabetes to share a selfie featuring a plant-based food on a fork, social media users will reach millions with the lifesaving message.
WASHINGTON— Several health organizations are uniting for a five-city tour of India, offering free lectures on diabetes reversal and cooking demonstrations. The events, which are free and open to the public, take place August 21 through September 4. The tour will take speakers to Krishnanagar, Mumbai, Trivandrum, Chandigarh, and Pune. Dates and locations are detailed below.
Members of the public who want to lose weight, lower cholesterol or blood pressure, manage diabetes, and improve overall health will benefit from the educational lectures.
ALBUQUERQUE—The Physicians Committee—a nonprofit representing more than 12,000 concerned physicians—distributed diabetes prevention information at the Gathering of Nations Pow-wow, a three-day event that started Thursday, April 28.