10 Things You Will Learn in the Mastering Diabetes Book

Article written and reviewed by Cyrus Khambatta, PhD
Published February 18, 2020

The Mastering Diabetes Book is Now Available!

We are very excited to announce the release of the Mastering Diabetes book, and truly hope that it inspires you to live your most insulin sensitive life.

Mastering Diabetes is a revolutionary book containing more than 800 scientific references that will teach you how to sit in the driver's seat of your diabetes health for the rest of your life. 

In this book you will learn a tremendous number of details about how to transition to a plant-based diet, but in addition to that you'll also learn many time-tested-and-proven techniques that are guaranteed to reverse insulin resistance and drop your chronic disease risk. 

In today's podcast episode, we'll walk you through the book chapter by chapter and give you a sneak peek of what's inside.

Here are 10 Things You Will Learn in the Mastering Diabetes Book

  • Get your best A1c in the next 3 months and maintain it for years
  • Reverse insulin resistance permanently and feel the best you’ve felt in years
  • Eat more and weigh less for the rest of your life
  • Lower your cholesterol, blood pressure and triglycerides using food as medicine
  • Get full control of your blood glucose for the first time in years
  • Avoid the long-term chronic disease risks of low-carbohydrate and ketogenic diets
  • Eat carbohydrate-rich food and overcome nasty food cravings
  • Make 30 delicious and satisfying recipes that meet (and exceed) your nutrition needs
  • Easily implement intermittent fasting for increased insulin sensitivity
  • Know exactly how to move your body for incredible blood glucose control

We hope you enjoy today's podcast episode and can use this information to make dramatic changes to your metabolic health. The power is on your plate!

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Inside the Book, You'll Discover...

  • How to get your best A1c in the next 3 months
  • How to reverse insulin resistance permanently
  • How to eat more and weigh less
  • 30 delicious and satisfying recipes
  • A tasty, filling, and delicious 21-day meal plan 

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About the author 

Cyrus Khambatta, PhD

Cyrus Khambatta, PhD is a New York Times bestselling co-author of Mastering Diabetes: The Revolutionary Method to Reverse Insulin Resistance Permanently in Type 1, Type 1.5, Type 2, Prediabetes, and Gestational Diabetes.

He is the co-founder of Mastering Diabetes and Amla Green, and is an internationally recognized nutrition and fitness coach who has been living with type 1 diabetes since 2002. He co-created the Mastering Diabetes Method to reverse insulin resistance in all forms of diabetes, and has helped more than 10,000 people improve their metabolic health using low-fat, plant-based, whole-food nutrition, intermittent fasting, and exercise.

Cyrus earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University in 2003, then earned a PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry from the University of California at Berkeley in 2012. He is the co-author of many peer-reviewed scientific publications.

He is the co-host of the annual Mastering Diabetes Online Summit, a featured speaker at the Plant-Based Nutrition and Healthcare Conference (PBNHC), the American College of Lifestyle Medicine Conference (ACLM), Plant Stock, the Torrance Memorial Medical Center, and has been featured on The Doctors, NPR, KQED, Forks Over Knives, Healthline, Fast Company, Diet Fiction, and the wildly popular podcasts the Rich Roll Podcast, Plant Proof, MindBodyGreen, and Nutrition Rounds.

Scientific Publications:

Sarver, Jordan, Cyrus Khambatta, Robby Barbaro, Bhakti Chavan, and David Drozek. “Retrospective Evaluation of an Online Diabetes Health Coaching Program: A Pilot Study.” American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, October 15, 2019, 1559827619879106. https://doi.org/10.1177/1559827619879106

Shrivastav, Maneesh, William Gibson, Rajendra Shrivastav, Katie Elzea, Cyrus Khambatta, Rohan Sonawane, Joseph A. Sierra, and Robert Vigersky. “Type 2 Diabetes Management in Primary Care: The Role of Retrospective, Professional Continuous Glucose Monitoring.” Diabetes Spectrum: A Publication of the American Diabetes Association 31, no. 3 (August 2018): 279–87. https://doi.org/10.2337/ds17-0024

Thompson, Airlia C. S., Matthew D. Bruss, John C. Price, Cyrus F. Khambatta, William E. Holmes, Marc Colangelo, Marcy Dalidd, et al. “Reduced in Vivo Hepatic Proteome Replacement Rates but Not Cell Proliferation Rates Predict Maximum Lifespan Extension in Mice.” Aging Cell 15, no. 1 (February 2016): 118–27. https://doi.org/10.1111/acel.12414

Roohk, Donald J., Smita Mascharak, Cyrus Khambatta, Ho Leung, Marc Hellerstein, and Charles Harris. “Dexamethasone-Mediated Changes in Adipose Triacylglycerol Metabolism Are Exaggerated, Not Diminished, in the Absence of a Functional GR Dimerization Domain.” Endocrinology 154, no. 4 (April 2013): 1528–39. https://doi.org/10.1210/en.2011-1047

Price, John C., Cyrus F. Khambatta, Kelvin W. Li, Matthew D. Bruss, Mahalakshmi Shankaran, Marcy Dalidd, Nicholas A. Floreani, et al. “The Effect of Long Term Calorie Restriction on in Vivo Hepatic Proteostatis: A Novel Combination of Dynamic and Quantitative Proteomics.” Molecular & Cellular Proteomics: MCP 11, no. 12 (December 2012): 1801–14.

Bruss, Matthew D., Airlia C. S. Thompson, Ishita Aggarwal, Cyrus F. Khambatta, and Marc K. Hellerstein. “The Effects of Physiological Adaptations to Calorie Restriction on Global Cell Proliferation Rates.” American Journal of Physiology. Endocrinology and Metabolism 300, no. 4 (April 2011): E735-745. https://doi.org/10.1152/ajpendo.00661.2010

Bruss, Matthew D., Cyrus F. Khambatta, Maxwell A. Ruby, Ishita Aggarwal, and Marc K. Hellerstein. “Calorie Restriction Increases Fatty Acid Synthesis and Whole Body Fat Oxidation Rates.” American Journal of Physiology. Endocrinology and Metabolism 298, no. 1 (January 2010): E108-116.