Plant-Based Diets in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

Plant-Based Diets in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

This webinar mutually offered by the Diabetes and Vegetarian Nutrition PGs will offer registered dietitian nutritionists’ practical advice on adopting a more whole foods, plant-based diet for the management and potential remission of diabetes. Common myths related to a plant-based diet will be addressed, including a review of recent studies representing people with diabetes. The webinar will conclude by sharing at least one case study for a more practical look at this practice. 

Presented on: Monday, February 12, 2024 12 pm CT, 1 pm ET


Brenda Davis, RD

Brenda Davis, RD

Brenda Davis, registered dietitian, is a plant-based pioneer and an internationally acclaimed speaker. Brenda has been a featured speaker at medical, nutrition, and dietetic conferences in 25 countries on 6 continents.

As a prolific nutrition writer, Brenda has authored/co-authored 13 books with nearly a million copies in print in 15 languages. Her latest books, include Plant-Powered Protein (2023), Nourish (2020), Kick Diabetes Essentials (2019), and The Kick Diabetes Cookbook (2018).  Brenda has also authored and co-authored numerous professional and lay articles and is a past chair of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Brenda was the lead dietitian in a diabetes intervention research project in the Marshall Islands. On her last trip (November 2017), she developed a nutrition education curriculum for kindergarten through grade 6 and trained teachers in all public schools. Brenda was the 7th recipient of the Plantrician Project’s Luminary Award in 2022.

Credits: 1 CEU, Level 1


After completing this webinar, participants will be able to: 

  1. Describe the evidence that nutrition therapy is an effective strategy for treating type 2 diabetes, and potentially driving it into remission.
  2. Suggest at least 5 strategies a patient can employ to begin adopting a more plant-based, whole foods eating pattern.
  3. State at least 3 ways that an unhealthy gut microbiota can contribute to the development and progression of type 2 diabetes.

Register Here


Not a DDPG DPG member? The investment in DDPG membership will pay for itself if you attend just one webinar! With DDPG membership you receive ~15 CEUs throughout the membership year (with Webinars and through “Cutting Edge Diabetes & Nutrition”) approximately $2/ CEU!

Why not join today and significantly reduce the cost of CEUs without the expense of traveling?