Neal Barnard, M.D., is a physician, clinical researcher, Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine, and principal investigator of a major study on diet and type 2 diabetes funded by the National Institutes of Health. He is the author of numerous books, including Dr. Neal Barnard's Program for Reversing Diabetes, Food for Life and The Get Healthy, Go Vegan Cookbook. He has also hosted a popular public television program on diabetes. Dr. Barnard is founder and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine in Washington, D.C.
A Look Back at a Year of Research - by Neal Barnard, M.D.
Back when Christina and other experts first started advocating plant-based diets, the concept was new to so many people, including most doctors and researchers. But things are changing. Study after study has shown the benefits of plant-based diets and confirmed the risk of meaty diets. Here’s a look back at some of the research highlights from this past year. Read more
Tackling Diabetes: Vegan Because It Works - by Neal Barnard, M.D.
Twenty-four million people in the United States have diabetes. Another 57 million people have prediabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Many suffer nerve damage, amputation, blindness, kidney failure, heart disease, and stroke. And since 1987, the death rate due to diabetes has increased by 45 percent. Today, 70,000 people die from diabetes each year. Read more