Fit Fathers has partnered with Neal Barnard, M.D., PCRM and the Preventive Nutrition Series which starts March 25 in Friendship Heights! Washington, Maryland and Virginia residents who struggle with type 2 diabetes can attend a free workshop on Tuesday, March 25, to learn how to avoid complications from the disease and reduce or eliminate the need for medications.
WHO: Diabetes researcher Neal D. Barnard, M.D., is president of the nonprofit Physicians Committee and an adjunct professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
WHAT: Dr. Barnard’s free seminar highlights the best foods to prevent and treat type 2 diabetes. People who have or are at risk for type 2 diabetes will benefit from the seminar. Family members, health care providers, and friends are welcome and encouraged to join.
Tuesday, March 25, 6 to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, May 13, 6 to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, June 17, 6 to 8 p.m.
WHERE: Physicians Committee, 5100 Wisconsin Ave., N.W., Ste. 400, Washington, DC 20016. The Physicians Committee is located a few blocks from the Friendship Heights Metro station.
CONTACT: Simply email InfoDesk@FitFathers.com to reserve a spot. Class participants will receive meal plans, grocery shopping lists, and nutrition resources for diabetes management.
WHY?: Close to 10 percent of Washington residents struggle with type 2 diabetes. If diabetes means endless medications, doctor visits, and unstable blood sugars, it’s time to turn it around. Dr. Barnard will showcase the best foods to help you lose weight, stabilize blood sugar, improve cholesterol, and reduce the need for daily pills and insulin shots.
View Dr. Barnard’s published studies and watch sample diabetes lectures at NealBarnard.org.
Follow Dr. Barnard on Twitter: @DrNealBarnard
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