Robby Barbaro is the co-founder of Mastering Diabetes and co-author of the of the upcoming book “Mastering Diabetes” from Penguin Random House.

He is a diabetes coach, educator and speaker who has been living with type 1 diabetes for over 19 years and following a low-fat, plant-based, whole-food diet for over 12 years.

Using an evidence-based approach to nutrition and fitness, Robby saw his insulin sensitivity improve by 600%. Robby graduated from the University of Florida in 2011. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in public health (MPH) from American Public University.

He worked at Forks Over Knives for 6 years before turning his attention to Mastering Diabetes full time. Robby has an inspiring Instagram account, called “MindfulDiabeticRobby” where he shares his lifestyle through pictures, recipe and documents his daily diet on Instagram Stories.