Discover How to Get Your Best A1c, Lose Weight, and Gain Energy (in One Weekend)

Join Us for an Action-Packed Live Virtual Retreat this July 23-26 with the Mastering Diabetes Team and Special Guests!

Join us for a 4-day LIVE event and discover how to thrive amidst ongoing (and future) quarantines

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Over the past few months has your health been suffering? Let’s fix this together.

The global pandemic has created a high stress situation that has been extra hard on people with all forms of diabetes. And guess what comes with high stress?


Rising numbers on the scale.
A lack of a “normal” routine.
Old habits creeping back in.
Poor discipline.
High blood glucose. 


In addition, did you know that weight gain significantly lowers your immune response?


It also lowers your confidence.
And lowers your quality of life.


The truth is that you cannot rely on "willpower" alone to improve your health – it simply doesn't work.


In order to make significant improvements to your health, you need a solid system, accountability, and encouragement from others going through the same process as you.


That's the magic that works every time!




This is your chance to join a one-of-a-kind, life changing event that has helped hundreds of people get in control of their health. All from the most important environment – your home! Don’t miss this opportunity.

Be Part of this Powerful Health-Changing Experience

Start living a life with less medication and less struggle. Sleep deeply, wake up rested, and enjoy how you feel each day!

Discover how to boost your innate immunity to protect you against the complications of viral infections

Learn the transformational “Perfect Blood Glucose Diet” with live cooking lessons so you can lose weight and achieve predictable blood glucose values each and every day

Learn how over 3,000 people have achieved their best A1c and reduced their medication use consistently and safely

See immediate results and learn from a team of experts who will help you gain certainty over the decisions you make every day

Here's a Glimpse of What Happens at Our Retreats

100%
Reduced Blood Glucose

Reduced Blood Glucose

100% of our attendees have experienced a significant reduction in blood glucose during the 4-day retreat

72%
Reduced Oral Medication

Reduced Oral Medication

Our attendees reduce their oral medication needs by 72% within the first 30 days of attending a retreat

35%
Reduced Insulin Use

Reduced Insulin Use

Our insulin-dependent attendees reduce their insulin usage by an average of 35% during the 4-day retreat

90%
Target Weight Loss

Weight Loss Achieved

90% of our attendees achieve their ideal body weight in the first 6 months of attending a retreat

29%
Reduced Cholesterol

Reduced Cholesterol

Our attendees reduce their LDL cholesterol values by an average of 29% within the first 90 days of attending a retreat

100%
Positive Outlook

Positive Outlook

Everyone who leaves our retreat experience goes home with an incredible sense of hope and encouragement

Join Thousands of People Reversing Insulin Resistance Everyday 

You'll Spend Time with These Special Guests

Every day, you'll have an opportunity to attend live sessions with trusted experts in the plant-based community. Each of these experts below has a deep understanding of the Mastering Diabetes Method, and are here to help you become the healthiest you've been in years!

Will Bulsiewicz, MD, MSCI

Dr. Will Bulsiewicz, MD MSCI (“Dr. B”) is the New York Times bestselling author of Fiber Fueled. Dr. B is a trusted source for gut health information, and will give a mind-blowing live presentation about the connection between insulin resistance and your gut health.

Chef AJ

A chef, culinary instructor, and professional speaker, Chef AJ is the author of two bestselling books and the creator of the Ultimate Weight Loss Program and the Real Truth About Weight Loss Summit. At the virtual retreat, Chef AJ will be doing a fun and interactive cooking demonstration. Join in, ask questions, and prepare to be amazed.

Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai, MD

Authors of The Alzheimer’s Solution, Dr. Ayesha Sherzai and Dr. Dean Sherzai, MD, MPH are the co-directors of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Program at Loma Linda University. At the virtual retreat they will host a live and interactive presentation to help you discover how to maximize your brain health now and 30 years into the future!

Dr. Joel Kahn, MD

Known as “America’s Holistic Heart Doc,” Dr. Kahn is the author of 6 books including his latest Lipoprotein (a) The Heart’s Quiet Killer. He has made appearances on Dr. Phil, The Doctors, Larry King Live, Fox 2 News, and the Joe Rogan Podcast. Dr. Kahn will be giving a pre-recorded presentation for all virtual retreat attendees.

Dr. Jim Loomis, MD

Jim Loomis is an M.D., M.B.A., is the medical director of the Barnard Medical Center and was featured in the film The Game Changers. At the virtual retreat, Dr. Loomis will help you understand how to get better blood glucose and cholesterol using less medication.

Dr. Joel Fuhrman, MD

Dr. Joel Fuhrman is the author of 12 books, including the 6 NY Times bestsellers: Eat to Live, The Eat to Live Cookbook, The End of Diabetes, Super Immunity, and The End of Dieting. Dr. Fuhrman will be giving a pre-recorded presentation for all virtual retreat attendees.

Dr. Rick Dina, DC

Dr. Rick is has been helping patients begin eating a raw food diet to dramatically improve their physical and metabolic health. He will be giving a pre-recorded presentation about the truth about essential fatty acids for optimal long-term health.

Rip Esselstyn

Rip Esselstyn is a New York Times Bestselling author and the creator of the Engine 2 Diet, and was featured in the documentary Forks Over Knives. At the virtual retreat, Rip will be giving a pre-recorded presentation for all attendees.

Be Part of this Health-Changing Experience

The Foundational

Experience

Only 13 spots remaining

  • Spend up to 12 hours per day in live, interactive group sessions with Mastering Diabetes coaches from the comfort of your own home
  • Experience live, hands-on meal prep instruction, pro tips, and kitchen hacks
  • Join 3 interactive group educational sessions per day, led by expert instructors
  • Participate in 2 exercise sessions per day, led by our team of expert fitness pros
  • Receive a printable retreat recipe guide and shopping list
  • Get more than 8 hours of pre-recorded videos from previous in-person retreats in Costa Rica
  • Get a printable exercise guide containing exercises and workouts that you can do from the comfort of your own home (after the retreat is over)
  • Multiple daily personal blood glucose analysis sessions with your coach during the retreat
  • 4 weeks of Small Group Coaching with an intimate group of guests (before or after the retreat experience)
  • 4 weeks of Private Coaching with your personal coach (before or after the retreat experience)

$598

$299

Payment Plan Available!

*all prices are in USD

The Immersive

Experience

Only 7 spots remaining

  • Spend up to 12 hours per day in live, interactive group sessions with Mastering Diabetes coaches from the comfort of your own home
  • Experience live, hands-on meal prep instruction, pro tips, and kitchen hacks
  • Join 3 interactive group educational sessions per day, led by expert instructors
  • Participate in 2 exercise sessions per day, led by our team of expert fitness pros
  • Receive a printable retreat recipe guide and shopping list
  • Get more than 8 hours of pre-recorded videos from previous in-person retreats in Costa Rica
  • Get a printable exercise guide containing exercises and workouts that you can do from the comfort of your own home (after the retreat is over)
  • Multiple daily personal blood glucose analysis sessions with your coach during the retreat
  • 4 weeks of Small Group Coaching with an intimate group of guests (before or after the retreat experience)
  • 4 weeks of Private Coaching with your personal coach (before or after the retreat experience)

$1198

$599

Payment Plan Available!

*all prices are in USD

The VIP

Experience

Only 3 spots remaining

  • Spend up to 12 hours per day in live, interactive group sessions with Mastering Diabetes coaches from the comfort of your own home
  • Experience live, hands-on meal prep instruction, pro tips, and kitchen hacks
  • Join 3 interactive group educational sessions per day, led by expert instructors
  • Participate in 2 exercise sessions per day, led by our team of expert fitness pros
  • Receive a printable retreat recipe guide and shopping list
  • Get more than 8 hours of pre-recorded videos from previous in-person retreats in Costa Rica
  • Get a printable exercise guide containing exercises and workouts that you can do from the comfort of your own home (after the retreat is over)
  • Multiple daily personal blood glucose analysis sessions with your coach during the retreat
  • 4 weeks of Small Group Coaching with an intimate group of guests (before or after the retreat experience)
  • 4 weeks of Private Coaching with your personal coach (before or after the retreat experience)

$2998

$1499

Payment Plan Available!

*all prices are in USD

What's Included in Your Virtual Retreat?

Upcoming event dates: July 23-26, 2020

Video conference

Live interactive group sessions

Spend the day in live, interactive group video conference sessions with Mastering Diabetes coaches from the comfort of your own home. Join 3 interactive group educational sessions per day, led by expert instructors.

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Live meal preparation demos

Experience live, hands-on meal prep instruction, pro tips, and time-saving kitchen hacks.

Woman exercising

Daily exercise sessions

Participate in 2 exercise sessions per day, led by our team of expert fitness pros, including yoga and resistance exercise that's perfect for you no matter your current level of fitness.

Shopping list

Recipe guide and shopping list

Receive a printable shopping list and recipe guide so that you’ll know exactly what to pick up before the virtual retreat starts, and can follow along during our live meal prep sessions and feel like a kitchen pro!

Access to video workshops

Get more than 8 hours of pre-recorded videos from previous in-person retreats in Costa Rica to give you an in-depth understanding of the Mastering Diabetes Method.

Water bottle jump rope and weights

At-home exercise guide 

Get a printable exercise guide containing exercises and workouts that you can do from the comfort of your own home (after the retreat is over).

We encourage you to join us for the entire 4-day live event, but also realize that sometimes outside commitments exist. As a backup, we'll be recording the sessions for you to watch at your own convenience after the event has concluded.

You’ll also benefit from a reliable internet connection. We’ll be streaming live video sessions with text chat and Q&A. You can participate as much or as little as you’d like to throughout the 4-day event.

Money Back Guarantee

We want to provide you the best service possible, and understand that your schedule may change. You may cancel your purchase for a full refund within the first 48 hours of purchasing a ticket to the virtual retreat. Between 48 hours and 14 days after you purchase, you are entitled to a 50% refund of the full price of the virtual retreat (the full price does not include any discounts or promotions). If you request a refund more than 14 days after your purchase, your purchase is non-refundable.

Meet Your Retreat Hosts and Instructors

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Cyrus Khambatta, PhD

Co-founder, New York Times Bestselling Author, Living with Type 1 Diabetes

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. Cyrus is a co-founder and is an internationally recognized nutrition and fitness coach who has been living with type 1 diabetes since 2002. He has educated thousands of people with all forms of diabetes how to reverse insulin resistance using food as medicine. Cyrus earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University in 2003, worked as an aerospace engineer at the NASA Ames Research Center, then earned a PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry from the University of California at Berkeley in 2012. 

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Robby Barbaro

Co-founder, New York Times Bestselling Author, Living with Type 1 Diabetes

Robby Barbaro, MPH 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. Robby was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 12 and has been living this lifestyle since 2006. In that time, while eating pounds of fruit every day, his A1c value has never exceeded 6.4%, and his blood glucose has been stable and easy to manage. Robby graduated from the University of Florida and is the cofounder of Mastering Diabetes and Amla Green. He worked at Forks Over Knives for six years before turning his attention in 2016 to coaching people with diabetes full time. 

Kylie Buckner

Kylie Buckner, RN, MSN

Director of Lifestyle Change

Kylie Buckner is a registered nurse and has a master’s degree in nursing education. She has more than 18 years of experience as a nurse in the neonatal intensive care unit, in labor and delivery, in OB-GYN, and in pediatrics. She has dedicated her life to caring for people as a nurse and has an in-depth understanding of the challenges of adopting a plant-based lifestyle. She is also a certified yoga teacher and has been 100% plant-based since 2011.

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Adam Sud

Diabetes Coach, Reversed Type 2 Diabetes

A little over 5 years ago Adam weighed 320 pounds, developed type 2 diabetes, was a drug addict, a fast food addict, and suffering from severe depression. Adam implemented a whole-food plant-based lifestyle, and overcame food addiction, drug addiction, and type 2 diabetes. Within 6 months Adam had reversed type 2 diabetes, lost 170 pounds, and has been sober for a little over 5 years. Adam is now a plant-based health coach who with Mastering Diabetes, and is a speaker for the Engine 2 Total Health Immersion Programs and Plant-Strong events.

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Marc Ramirez

Diabetes Coach, Reversed Type 2 Diabetes

Marc Ramirez is a former University of Michigan Football player who reversed type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, erectile dysfunction, psoriasis, and frequent heartburn. He also lost 50 pounds in 3 months, and in that same time period he eliminated 5 medications that he had been taking for 10 years – using his food as medicine. He is certified through the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) as a Food For Life Instructor and conducts classes and 21-Day Kickstarts to help people improve their health. He also appears in the documentary Eating You Alive.

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Jose Tejero

Fitness Coach, Exercise Physiologist

Jose is a plant-based certified health coach with a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science. His mission is to spread the healing power of plant-based nutrition, exercise, and mindset modifications to conquer diabetes in a natural way. Jose shares valuable information on how to adopt healthy lifestyle habits, cook delicious plant-based meals, and make exercise part of your daily routine. He is fluent in both English and Spanish and is will be your fitness instructor during the retreat experience.

Be Part of this Health-Changing Experience

The Foundational

Experience

Only 13 spots remaining

  • Spend up to 12 hours per day in live, interactive group sessions with Mastering Diabetes coaches from the comfort of your own home
  • Experience live, hands-on meal prep instruction, pro tips, and kitchen hacks
  • Join 3 interactive group educational sessions per day, led by expert instructors
  • Participate in 2 exercise sessions per day, led by our team of expert fitness pros
  • Receive a printable retreat recipe guide and shopping list
  • Get more than 8 hours of pre-recorded videos from previous in-person retreats in Costa Rica
  • Get a printable exercise guide containing exercises and workouts that you can do from the comfort of your own home (after the retreat is over)
  • Multiple daily personal blood glucose analysis sessions with your coach during the retreat
  • 4 weeks of Small Group Coaching with an intimate group of guests (before or after the retreat experience)
  • 4 weeks of Private Coaching with your personal coach (before or after the retreat experience)

$598

$299

Payment Plan Available!

*all prices are in USD

The Immersive

Experience

Only 7 spots remaining

  • Spend up to 12 hours per day in live, interactive group sessions with Mastering Diabetes coaches from the comfort of your own home
  • Experience live, hands-on meal prep instruction, pro tips, and kitchen hacks
  • Join 3 interactive group educational sessions per day, led by expert instructors
  • Participate in 2 exercise sessions per day, led by our team of expert fitness pros
  • Receive a printable retreat recipe guide and shopping list
  • Get more than 8 hours of pre-recorded videos from previous in-person retreats in Costa Rica
  • Get a printable exercise guide containing exercises and workouts that you can do from the comfort of your own home (after the retreat is over)
  • Multiple daily personal blood glucose analysis sessions with your coach during the retreat
  • 4 weeks of Small Group Coaching with an intimate group of guests (before or after the retreat experience)
  • 4 weeks of Private Coaching with your personal coach (before or after the retreat experience)

$1198

$599

Payment Plan Available!

*all prices are in USD

The VIP

Experience

Only 3 spots remaining

  • Spend up to 12 hours per day in live, interactive group sessions with Mastering Diabetes coaches from the comfort of your own home
  • Experience live, hands-on meal prep instruction, pro tips, and kitchen hacks
  • Join 3 interactive group educational sessions per day, led by expert instructors
  • Participate in 2 exercise sessions per day, led by our team of expert fitness pros
  • Receive a printable retreat recipe guide and shopping list
  • Get more than 8 hours of pre-recorded videos from previous in-person retreats in Costa Rica
  • Get a printable exercise guide containing exercises and workouts that you can do from the comfort of your own home (after the retreat is over)
  • Multiple daily personal blood glucose analysis sessions with your coach during the retreat
  • 4 weeks of Small Group Coaching with an intimate group of guests (before or after the retreat experience)
  • 4 weeks of Private Coaching with your personal coach (before or after the retreat experience)

$2998

$1499

Payment Plan Available!

*all prices are in USD

Money Back Guarantee

We want to provide you the best service possible, and understand that your schedule may change. You may cancel your purchase for a full refund within the first 48 hours of purchasing a ticket to the virtual retreat. Between 48 hours and 14 days after you purchase, you are entitled to a 50% refund of the full price of the virtual retreat (the full price does not include any discounts or promotions). If you request a refund more than 14 days after your purchase, your purchase is non-refundable.

Frequently Asked Questions

What foods can I eat on the Mastering Diabetes program?

Does this program work for all forms of diabetes?

What if I'm not in good physical shape?

Does this program require eating a raw diet?

Is the food 100% organic?

How do I attend the virtual retreat?

Can I bring a family member or friend?

What type of food will be served?

Do I have to have diabetes in order to attend?

I have food allergies, can I still participate?

What is your cancellation and refund policy?