Thomas Nelson was diagnosed type II in 1996. He became frustrated with the lack of information provided by his doctors; so he began researching diabetes and has been conducting research on diabetes ever since. After realizing how valuable his research would be to other diabetics he began publishing his findings. He has published over 50 articles on diabetes, written 12 books on diabetes; his first was published March 2011-Diabetic’s Handbook 853 pages.
Thomas devotes most of his time to helping diabetics. He volunteers as an instructor for courses on diabetes in his community. He conducts free diabetes courses via email, and he serves as a volunteer administrator on two diabetes forums. Doctors in his community hand out copies of his writing to their diabetic patients. He has helped many diabetes educators learn about the proper use of glycemic index and understand other important self-treatment topics. He is considered by many to be an expert on diabetes. He has helped thousands of diabetics gain control over their disease and stop the progression of diabetes.
Thomas lives in Central Florida with his wife and family. He has three degrees, AAS Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor of Science-Business Administration-Magna Cum-Laude, and an MBA-Business Administration