The Diabetes Initiative is a program designed to provide individuals who are suffering from diabetes, their families and those at high risk with a natural alternative to a lifetime of medication and illness. Diabetes is a debilitating disease that has now reached epidemic proportions. 415 million people have diabetes by 2040 this figure will rise to 640 million. In most of the cases of diabetes are Type 2, an illness that is not only preventable but can be reversed. We know that is a bold statement but it is a true one.