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How to Reverse Diabetes Naturally

An explanation of the principles behind the Intensive Dietary Management Program and how it works to naturally reverse diabetes.  This video is from our first Town Hall meeting.

IDM Patient Profile May 2014: Desmond

IDM Patient Profile May 2014: Desmond Desmond has been a patient of Dr. Fung’s since 2006 after it was discovered he had renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer) of the right kidney, and had to have the entire kidney removed following his triple bypass surgery in 2005. Desmond before joining the IDM Program   Like many patients...

Diabetes Success Story II – RC

We have had tremendous success reversing type 2 Diabetes in our Intensive Dietary Management Program.  We apply the same principles that we outline here for the treatment of obesity to type 2 diabetes since they are two sides of the same coin. I wanted to share a nice letter I recently received from a reader,...

Having the Right Dietary Fats in Your Diet – IDM V

Sorry everyone, you have been misinformed!  This has most likely led us to consume artificially made fats and diets high in carbohydrates.  We now have skyrocketing rates of cardiovascular disease across North America.  If you want to protect yourself against heart disease you better consume a moderate intake of natural dietary fats and limit your...

Why Dietary Cholesterol is Important – IDM IV

Cholesterol is not the evil, dietary monster it is made out to be!  It is one of the most misunderstood substances on the planet, and consuming it in your diet could be lifesaving.  We would not be able to survive without it because it is such a vital nutrient.  Cholesterol, located in the plasma membrane...

IDM Patient Profile of the Month: Richard & Janette

IDM Patient Profile April 2014: Richard   We are pleased to introduce a new monthly feature to the IDM program where we will profile one of our patients.  This month we profile Richard and his wife Janette, on their experiences following the program. Many of you might know Richard and Janette.  Richard often comes and...

Carbohydrates and the Faulty GI Index – IDM II

Canadians consume approximately 43 pounds of added sugar per person, per year.  That is 43 pounds of sugar that is added to our foods through processing (1).  This does not include naturally occurring sugars consumed from fruits, vegetables and dairy.  That is a whole lot of sugar and makes up 11% of our daily caloric intake (1)....

Diabetes Success Story I – Mr "S"

I received a very nice letter from Mr "S" about his success in conquering type 2 diabetes.  I've edited it slightly and reprinted it here with his permission. My story by "Mr S" I am a professional in my mid to late 30's who works in a highly controlled and secure industry at which safety is paramount and who lives...

Breakfast or “To Break Your Fast” – IDM I

You have probably heard that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” more times than you could ever count.  This mantra often came from the most reputable sources you had as a child: your parents, grandparents and teachers.  This message has been ingrained into your belief system since you were a toddler, and...