Doctors Teaching Doctors: Nutritional Information for Doctors

Thu, December 7, 2017

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Seaholm High School

2436 West Lincoln, Birmingham, MI, 48009, United States (map)
  • Health
  • Vegan
Event Description
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The Plant Based Nutrition Support Group presents

Doctors Teaching Doctors: Nutritional Information for Doctors

A Professional Seminar

Mounting research points to the Standard American Diet as being largely responsible for the epidemic of chronic diseases that we are experiencing in America, including obesity, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, Alzheimer’s, several cancers and more. Learn from local practitioners how a plant-based diet can help your patients prevent, arrest and, in many cases, even reverse our nation’s leading causes of disability and early death. By empowering patients and helping them to address the root cause of chronic illness, we can truly make a difference in their lives, while at the same time lowering health care costs, improving their experience of care and greatly enhancing outcomes.

Join us for this engaging and informative seminar on plant-based nutrition!

• Designed for and led by doctors

• Seminar is FREE but please register in advance

• CME credit available

• Featuring presentations by the following physicians:

Robert Breakey, MD, is a family physician who has practiced in Ann Arbor since 1985. He lectures extensively to lay and professional audiences on the benefits of plant-based nutrition. He is Chairman of the Board and Head of the Family Medicine Division of IHA in Ann Arbor.

Caroline Trapp, DNP, is a nurse practitioner specializing in diabetes. Board certified in adult primary care as well as advanced diabetes management and education, Dr. Trapp works with and educates patients through the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and Premier Internists.

Elizabeth Swenor, DO, leads the Functional & Lifestyle Medicine department at the Center for Integrative Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital System. She educates patients about whole-food, plant-based nutrition while using lifestyle and functional medicine evidence-based practices.

Joel Kahn, MD, is a cardiologist and author who believes that plant-based nutrition is the most powerful source of preventive medicine on the planet. A professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine, he lectures across the country about the benefits of nutrition and the body’s ability to heal itself.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

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