Reverse Diabetes2 Now (in Dutch: Keer Diabetes2 Om) is a lifestyle treatment for people with type 2 diabetes, developed by Voeding Leeft. Using nutrition, exercise, sleep and relaxation as therapy, the 6 month programme aims to reduce medication intake, improve blood values (HbA1c) and give people a better quality of life. Check this 3 minute video (2019) to see our approach.

Scientific results after 24 months*

9 out of 10 participants fully or partially reversed their type 2 diabetes

Participant review score: 8,8

28% no longer use diabetes medication

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New lifestyle programme shows proof of reversal of type 2 diabetes, even after two years.

In a study published on the 18th of August 2020 in the BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health journal, scientists at the Louis Bolk Institute in the Netherlands have released the results of their investigation of a six-month programme providing intensive support to reverse type 2 diabetes. The results show that a vast number of participants can decrease medication, cease medication and improve their overall wellbeing.

Participants of Reverse Diabetes2 Now

Luca (33yrs old) participant of Reverse Diabetes2 Now

Luca (33yrs old) – Participant Reverse Diabetes2 Now tells about how the programme changed his life and the possibility to have children again.


“Even with young kids at home this programme is easy to maintain. I have lost over 15 kilo’s and have much more energy.”


“My employer in public transport has adjusted my schedule in such a way that there is barely any irregularity left in my working hours.”

Prof. Dr. Hanno Pijl.
Internist-endocrinologist, LUMC
"Lifestyle is the only medicine that really works for diabetes type 2"
Martijn van Beek
Founder and director Voeding Leeft
"Type 2 diabetes is a growing problem across the globe, with over 425 million people suffering from the disease. Voeding Leeft, initiator of the Reverse Diabetes2 Now program, has been approached by several hospitals and insurance companies to pilot the programme in other countries, regions, helping to find a way to reverse the diabetes trend globally through lifestyle. The first pilot has been successful in 2019/2020 in Hong Kong and India is the next country to start the programme".

*Louis Bolk Institute report “5th intermediate results of Keer Diabetes2 Om”. Scientific research measuring the effect of the Reverse Diabetes2 Now programme of Voeding Leeft in The Netherlands, together with health Insurance partner VGZ. Publication in preparation. The report is based on participants from whom data is available. Because of loss to follow up and the stepped care model, the number of results per datapoint may vary.