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The Diabetes Code

Prevent and Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally
Written by: Dr. Jason Fung
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Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
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From acclaimed author Dr. Jason Fung, a revolutionary guide to reversing diabetes.

Dr. Jason Fung forever changed the way we think about obesity with his best-selling book, The Obesity Code. Now he has set out to do the same for type 2 diabetes.

Today, most doctors, dietitians, and even diabetes specialists consider type 2 diabetes to be a chronic and progressive disease - a life sentence with no possibility of parole. But the truth, as Dr. Fung reveals in this paradigm-shifting book, is that type 2 diabetes is reversible. Writing with clear, persuasive language, he explains why conventional treatments that rely on insulin or other blood-glucose-lowering drugs can actually exacerbate the problem, leading to significant weight gain and even heart disease. The only way to treat type 2 diabetes effectively, he argues, is proper dieting and intermittent fasting - not medication.

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Compulsory Listening For Anyone Over 21+

Compulsory Listening/Reading for every Doctor, Teacher, Parent, Diabetic, Politician!

Sorry for the long explanation, but I wanted you to know I am a real person with diabetes not an academic writing about the topic.

In 1998, I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. A nurse at the local hospital informed me it was a chronic disease and my only option was to learn how to manage it and try to avoid the progression of the disease as long as possible. It was explained to me that if I was a poor manager, there was a high probability that I could go blind, maybe have a stroke, be unable to travel as I would have to have dialysis three times a week and at the very least if those things didn’t kill me they could do a few amputations – my life could really suck.
In 2016, I was misdiagnosed as a Type 1 Diabetic and during the following year I put on 65 Lbs. injecting insulin. The disease just kept claiming new ground and I just got fatter and fatter. In 2017, I was reclassified as a Type 2 Diabetic by a different specialist (wonderful as being a Type 1 really sucks). In 2018, my brother told me about the IDM Program in Toronto run by Dr. Jason Fung and the clinic director Megan Ramos, who together were reversing the disease in thousands of patients! I have listened to many books on the subject (cover more ground than reading) and find the advice I was getting from my family doctor and specialist were making me sicker.

he Diabetes Code, answers so many of the questions about what has been going on and continues to go on within me. Besides taking a pill to relief the constant burning on the bottom of my feet, or another pill for the burning in my legs or another pill to mask the numbness in my toes, I now have the explanation as to what medical circumstances are causational to these conditions. The book offers a solution that does not mean more insulin, more pills and hours of wasted time waiting to see a doctor who is really an operating arm of big pharma. Let’s face it; diabetics are cash cows to all aspects of the “health industry”.

This book should be a mandatory read/listen to every human being over the age of 21! Rest assured Dr. Fung will not be taking any paid vacations courtesy of any Pharmaceutical interest! If you have Type 2 Diabetes and 7.5 hours to listen to him read his own book, then you will know more about the topic than the person prescribing you all that expensive medicine. Seriously if the prescriber has digested this same information they would not be pouring gasoline on the house to put out the house fire!

Dr. Fung uses the “big words” and at the same time explains it is such a manner that people with no medical background will get the entire picture. If you know anyone with Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes or even your doctor, get this recording or book into their hands so the revolution Dr. Fung is pioneering can take hold worldwide. His online IDM Program’s client base is the smallest in Canada, so there is much work to be done here.

Diabetes is not about lack of exercise, too much sugar or the failed concept of calories in or out, it’s about insulin and once you understand how insulin works in your body you can reverse your diabetes. It is your very own grasp to eat those forbidden treats that you sneak as a diabetic but totally above the table, not hidden in a box in your office or bedroom. Yes, you can eat regular sugar added eat cookies or ice cream again, with no negative physical effect on your body by following his advice which is backed up by numerous studies. When you finish this book listen to the Obesity Code and The Complete Guide To Fasting. Lastly take matters into your own hands! Good luck and we will see you on the other side, the one where the non-diabetics enjoy life to the max. Paul Avis, Ajax ON Canada

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This will save millions of lives

This will go down as one of the greatest medical achievements of all time but it will be faught intensely because it excludes big pharma.

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A must read for People with type 2 diabetes

Easy to apply and budget friendly. Readers need to keep an open mind for the shocking truth about how the medical system that failed us, and new facts and method to reverse diabetes.

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awesome book!

well written. dr fung has a sense of humor which makes a book about diabetes a lot easier to listen to. a must read for anyone who wants to understand why they are carrying that extra 15-200lbs
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FULL of real information from a Dr. who helps many

This book is such a great resource for understand the concepts of insulin and it's effects on our health. This Dr. Has many youtube videos and hundreds of clients who have has their health greatly improved by his help. He gets to the root cause and that is such a benefit to those who want real health changes.

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Excellent book.

I enjoyed listening to this book. Well written and well presented. Thank you Dr. Jason Fung. #Audible1

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This book changed my life course...

This book was a random purchase and I didn't even review the book but I was captured by the title due to my struggle with pre-diabetes. Fast forward a few months and I am down fifteen pounds of weight and my fasting sugars have gone from diabetic to normal. He provided solid evidence and a new understanding of metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance that has really convinced me that we need to change the way we treat type 2 diabetes. He is brilliant and yet speaks in layman's terms to gain an understanding of obesity, our carbohydrate obsessed western way of eating and how to change your life through intermittent fasting. I am about to listen to his book on fasting and looking forward to learning even more about how to continue to change the way I eat and fast and how to ensure I live a very long life diabetes free. #Audible1

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Outstanding!!

This book should be studied by all health professionals and anyone battling this reversable disease. #Audible1

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Informative if you already know about Diabetes

I have read Dr. Fung's other books and they are fantastic! This one is too sciency for me. He is a really good speaker and if you know about Diabetes or have it, then it would be easier to understand. There was a lot of stuff mentioned I simply had no idea what he was talking about and got lost.

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Should be required reading for anyone who eats food

Very eye opening. It answers a lot of questions. My doctor diagnosed me as pre-diabetic. I workout and eat well. I was kind of blindsided. I asked him why this happened. His answer was “nobody knows. It sometimes just happens”
This book explains in very simple detail how, why and even when. It gives me great hope. If you eat food, read this book!

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  • Ryan Magee
  • 2018-04-12

Amazing Revelations

Don't be fooled by the title. This book is a must read for anyone that is concerned about improving their health or the health of their family. Even if you are not diabetic, you will learn something from this research.

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  • Michael Carrato
  • 2018-04-05

This book could save your life

Dr. Jason Fung is changing the world one patient at a time. His first book, The Obesity Code, saved my life. Literally. I was a morbidly obese type 2 diabetic with no hope of reversing my fate when I stumbled upon the Obesity Code in July 2017. Nine months later, I am down 90lbs and no longer diabetic. Everything about my health improved since reading Fung's simple yet powerful advice.

This book is just as revolutionary, but focuses more on diabetes rather than obesity -- though Fung illustrates that both of these are just different manifestations if the same underlying disease. if you are living with T2 diabetes, you MUST read this book. You will be amazed at how quickly and effortlessly you can turn your life around. Even if you're NOT diagnosed T2D, your lifestyle may be putting you on a path to this deadly disease -- some estimate that up to 2/3 of the population are prediabetic or worse -- and this book will teach you how to halt that deadly progression.

They say that if it seems too good to be true, it probably is. This is one of those rare and wonderful exceptions to that rule.

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  • Brian Lenzkes
  • 2018-04-11

Excellent Book

Dr. Fung is truly changing the world and the practice of medicine.. including mine. This book should be mandatory reading for medical school and I recommend it to all of my diabetic and prediabetic patients.

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  • Adrienne W
  • 2018-05-20

Don't want diabetes? Listen to this book.

As someone who had virtually lost hope in finding a way back to metabolic health and was getting worse after trying a number of diets and regimens, Dr. Fung's "The Obesity Code" semi-metaphorically saved my life and I can't count the number of people I have recommended it to. That said, "The Diabetes Code" stands head and shoulders above "The Obesity Code." This book is remarkable in the amount and quality of information delivered and the simple, easy-to-understand language of Dr. Fung. He makes complex physiology very accessible and actionable. Having read many of his blog posts and listened to podcasts and lectures by Dr. Fung, I had very high hopes for this book and it far exceeded my expectations. Absolutely fantastic!

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  • Danna
  • 2018-04-08

The perfect sequel to “Obesity Code”.

Dr. Fung writes like he talks in his pod casts. Hard hitting and straight talking for layman and professional. Diabetes is a horrible debilitating and deadly disease that has been kept alive by organizations that put profit over people and are responsible for the pain, suffering and deaths of millions. Dr. Fung gives everyone a road map back to normalcy.
This book is the written cure for diabetes.

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  • Hizon,MD
  • 2018-04-05

Game Plan for Diabetes and Obesity Tx

Another wonderful and straight forward book by Jason Fung, MD. As a family doctor I see the ravages of diabetes every day in my patients from diabetes. Once you see an amputated appendage you never forget it. This book is my game plan for helping avoid the ravages of diabetes. I pre-ordered multiple copies and have given them to my medical colleagues already. Doctors need data! Thank you Dr. Fung for giving us the data to finally treat type 2 diabetes as the nutritional disease it as always been.

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  • CC Hayes
  • 2018-05-03

Awesome book.

I wish this book had been available 10 years ago when I was diagnosed. So much information particularly when listen to/read in conjunction with The Obesity Code. Well done ! Excellent, highly informative book.

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  • Forthegood
  • 2018-05-03

Great read of need to know information

Why did it take so long to get this information? First week, glucose dropped 100 points.

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  • Joan Elliott
  • 2018-05-01

Finally...the truth

I've had type two diabetes for 12 years. I have always resisted taking insulin. I was shocked when a friend told me her bariatric surgery got rid of her diabetes. So the fasting makes so much sense. I cant wait to see the results.
JS Elliott

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  • Tim Perrin
  • 2018-04-30

Finally, an answer to our healthcare crisis

Best book I have read on the practice of medicine since entering medical school 47 years ago! Must read for every medical provider.

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