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From the Diabetes Perspectives Summits

Marc Ramirez

Learn how a former University of Michigan football player reversed type-2 diabetes with lifestyle changes.

Marc Ramirez, B.S. is the President and founder of the Chickpea and Bean charity. Hear his personal story about how he altered the trajectory of his families future with the power of food.


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Marc Ramirez' story as it relates to diabetes in detail.
Marc Ramirez, B.S. thrived as an offensive lineman under Bo Schembechler’s coaching. After graduation, his health gradually declined. Because his family members suffered from diabetes and chronic illness for decades, he believed type-2 diabetes was his fate. Learn how he tackled this disease and eliminated all five of his medications. Marc is a motivational speaker, certified Food for Life instructor with Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and President and founder of Chickpea and Bean Inc. a 501(c)3 non-profit charity that promotes health and wellness.