Recommended Books

Reversing Diabetes, Julian Whitaker, M.D. Wellness Central, Hachette Book Group USA (1987, 2001).

Prevent, Treat and Reverse Diabetes, C. Leigh Broadhurst. Alive Books, Summertown, Tenn. (2000, 2007).

The Blood Sugar Solution: The Ultrahealthy Program for Losing Weight, Preventing Disease, and Feeling Great Now!, Mark Hyman. Little, Brown and Company, Hachette Book Group (Feb 2012).

There Is a Cure for Diabetes: The Tree of Life 21-Day+ Program, Gabriel Cousens with David Rainoshek. North Atlantic Books (2008).

Dr. Neal Bernard’s Program for Reversing Diabetes: The Scientifically Proven System for Reversing Diabetes Without Drugs, Neal D. Barnard. Holtzbrinck Publishers (2007).

How to Prevent and Treat Diabetes with Natural Medicine, Michael T. Murray, Michael R. Lyon. Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. (2003).




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