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This week I'm excited to welcome Dr. Nicki Steinberger. Dr. Steinberger is a holistic health educator, writer, speaker and coach. She teaches people how to prevent and reverse type 2 diabetes using intricitive holistic lifestyle medicine. In this episode, we discuss the early warning signs, common myths and strategies that we can adopt to change the path of the epidemic that is type 2 diabetes. Over to Dr. Steinberger.
01:16 Hey guys, this is Stu from 180 Nutrition, and I am delighted to welcome Dr. Nicki Steinberger to the podcast. Dr. Nicki, how are you?
01:25 How Stuart. I am feeling good. Thank you so much for having me here. It's an honor.
01:28 Oh I really appreciate being able to tap into your wisdom today. So before we do so, I was just wondering if you could tell our listeners a little bit about yourself please.
01:41 Sure. So, let's see, if I go back to childhood for a moment, I would just say that I was an introverted, quiet child who sort of sought out the truth of things and was an observer.
01:58 And I've been a writer my whole life. I was a song writer and played guitar an sang and did poetry and that sort of thing. I left high school early and went and followed the Grateful Dead for a couple of years, so I've always been sort of a non-conformist.
02:17 And then I found my way back to psychology school somehow. I was actually sitting in my therapist's office and going, "You know, I could do that. I could be sitting in the other chair. I think I can do that." So, I ended up in a school for spiritual psychology, which was pretty life changing. And from there I transferred to do a doctorate in clinical psychology, feeling burnt out on kind of therapy and didn't want to go down that road. So I thought, "Well, I can write and I can teach and do research."
02:54 And then about almost ten years ago, I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, so I took that next year to see what I could do on my own. What kind of program I could put together. I'd been studying nutrition and holistic health for decades and a year later when I was tested again and I had reverse type 2 and other conditions, it was my sort of "aha" moment, where I then transitioned into holistic health education and started doing community workshops in the San Francisco Bay area, working with clients and then started thinking about writing this book which I did over the last few years. And that's me in a nutshell.
03:40 Fantastic. Oh I love the story. And I think the area of that story that people are really going to resonate with right now, want to know more, is the reversal of type 2 diabetes, which I think will probably form a lot of the conversation that we have today. And before we get into the techniques and strategies that you used to reverse your type 2 diabetes, why do you think it's becoming so popular? It just seems now like it's a term now that is used so commonly. Because so many people seem to becoming diabetic, which is kind of crazy. What are your thoughts?
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