About Tim

Tim Erson is a 1984 graduate of Columbia University's Program in Physical Therapy. He has spent half his career in pediatrics and half working with adults in a variety of settings. His classroom fitness program for children with special needs received a Promising Practices Award from the Texas Education Agency's Early Childhood Institute and has been presented by him to more than 5,000 teachers and therapists in 29 states and Mexico. Tim is a former Peace Corps Volunteer, and a lifetime member of the Christian Medical and Dental Association. In the summer of 2023, he competed in the National Senior Games 10K run and triathlon.  As a lecturer he speaks about practical strategies that anyone can use in any place and at any time to improve their physical health. He and his wife Paula have two adult sons and a daughter.

What is the cost for a group to host a GLAD Diet and Exercise C-U-R-E-S educational event, or for an individual to receive counseling?

A suggested donation of $5.00 per attendee for a group presentation includes the cost of handouts.  

Church groups interested in hosting a "GLAD Diet and Exercise C-U-R-E-S for Better Health" presentation to raise money for missions should contact Tim.

Individuals who want to meet with Tim Erson one-on-one for diet and exercise counseling/coaching can do so for $40.00 per hour. 

Tim sells no products, nor does he give individualized medical advice at group events. Group presentations are for educational purposes only. 

Travel expenses may be requested for distances greater than 50 miles. 

What to expect at an event

A full presentation of "Tim Erson's, GLAD Diet and Exercise CURES For Better Health" lasts about three hours.  A stand alone presentation for the diet or exercise segment is 60 to 90 minutes. For the exercise portion it is recommended that participants wear comfortable clothing, bring a roll-up exercise mat (optional) and two 16 oz water bottles. Almost all of the movements can be done while seated or while standing beside a chair. Participation in any of the exercise activities taught by Tim Erson is optional and to be done at each attendee's own comfort level and risk. Individuals should make sure that a qualified healthcare practitioner has cleared him/her to perform moderate physical exercise/activity. Participants must also sign a waiver indicating that they assume any and all risks.

Recommended Resources

Before or after you participate in a "GLAD Diet and Exercise CURES for Better Health" training by Tim Erson, you may want to take time and read the book, Beyond Keto by Don Colbert, MD, and/or watch any or all of the YouTube sites linked below. These will introduce you to 21st Century dietary paradigm shifts that many doctors and patients around the world are using to improve health and battle chronic disease.

FIXING DAD - The BBC Film about a Family Reversing Type 2 Diabetes   This is a heartwarming story about two sons who love their dad and work hard to save him from very serious diabetic complications and deterioration. 

Fat Fiction  Why do we eat the way we do? Why do rates of obesity and diabetes continue to climb? What are doctors, dieticians and patients from around the world doing to win the battle and reverse the trend? Excellent coverage; inspiring and hope-filled.

Reversing Type 2 diabetes starts with ignoring the guidelines   Can a person be "cured" of Type 2 Diabetes? Dr. Sarah Hallberg provides compelling evidence that they can, and the solution is simpler than you might think. This 18 minute TED Talk has had more than 10 million views.