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Join Dr. Joshua Hedman, ultra-marathoner and Ironman triathlete with Type 1 diabetes, in the live session on how intense and extended exercise need not be off-limits for people with diabetes.
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In this 30 min session, Dr. Philipson, Director of the Kovler Diabetes Center, at U of Chicago Medicine, will talk about the different types of diabetes and what are the implications of genetics on diabetes. Additionally, why this is important to people who have diabetes. Dr. Philipson will present then take live questions from the audience.
Many people have issues with insulin sensitivity and insulin levels but follow a diet low in simple sugars and exercise regularly. The goal of this class will be to cover some often over-looked factors that interfere with blood sugar, insulin, and insulin receptors. These range from gut pathogens to endocrine-disrupting chemicals. We will discuss action steps to begin addressing these imbalances.
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Dr. Rajan has a Ph.D in Human Biology and 12 years of experience in Medical Research. Dr. Rajan is a former faculty at the Kovler Diabetes Center, University of Chicago and has authored several research papers including a patent. Currently Dr. Rajan is the Founder and CEO of Prana Diabetes, a company that focuses on preventing and managing diabetes using the power of technology.
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A founding member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Michael Greger, MD, is a physician, author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. He has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, testified before Congress, and was invited as an expert witness in the defense of Oprah Winfrey in the infamous "meat defamation" trial. Hundreds of his nutrition videos are freely available at NutritionFacts.org He is a graduate of Cornell University School of Agriculture and Tufts University School of Medicine. Currently Dr. Greger serves as the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at The Humane Society of the United States.
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Vivian Tiegen,M.Ed.,RDN,LDN,CDE is a registered dietitian/nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator with over 35 years of experience specializing in Diabetes and Kidney Disease. Vivian also specializes in functional and integrative nutrition therapies for medical conditions and wellness. Vivian has a private nutrition consulting practice in Jupiter, Florida and is available for in-person, phone, or internet consultation.
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