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Type 2 Diabetes — Let’s talk Remission

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally

Dr. Jason Fung
6 min readNov 23, 2021


Type 2 diabetes is a massive but still growing epidemic. More than 10% of the U.S. population — 34.2 million Americans — has diabetes, a share that has doubled within the last 20 years. An additional 34.5% of American adults has pre-diabetes.

Even more troubling, the rate of diabetes among children rose 95% within the same timeframe.

So why am I optimistic about the future?

From Reader’s Digest —

Because type 2 diabetes is not only preventable — it’s also reversible. November is National Diabetes Month so it’s the perfect time to spread this news to a broader audience: Type 2 diabetes can be put into remission.

Type 2 Diabetes Remission

In the mid 1990s, I learned in medical school that type 2 diabetes was a chronic and progressive disease. Until recently, most physicians and health professionals believed that once you had type 2 diabetes, you had it forever. Just earlier this year, the American Diabetes Association (ADA), along with other international experts on diabetes, confirmed that type 2 diabetes is not a life



Dr. Jason Fung

Nephrologist. New York Times best selling author. Interest in type 2 diabetes reversal and intermittent fasting. Founder