WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Washington residents who struggle with type 2 diabetes can attend a free event on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, to learn how to prevent, reverse, and control diabetes. Neal Barnard, M.D., local diabetes researcher, will also discuss his new book, Dr. Neal Barnard’s Cookbook for Reversing Diabetes, and sign books for attendees.
“Close to 9 percent of Washington residents have been diagnosed with diabetes,” says Neal Barnard, M.D. “And making healthy diet changes is one of the most important lifestyle factors to help prevent, manage, and reverse diabetes.”
Vegan This!, a local plant-based nutrition support group, happens monthly and features local health experts, community influencers, and helpful resources. The aim is to provide local residents with support and the education to make healthful and lasting diet changes.
The doors open at 6 p.m., and the event begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Visual and Performing Arts Center Auditorium and Atrium on the campus of Woodrow Wilson High School, 3950 Chesapeake St., N.W., To RSVP, visit PCRM.org/VeganThis.
To obtain images of or to interview Neal Barnard, M.D., please contact Sierra Coppage at 202-527-7319 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Physicians Committee is a nonprofit health organization, founded in 1985 by Neal Barnard, M.D., F.A.C.C., that promotes preventive medicine, conducts clinical research, and encourages higher standards for ethics and effectiveness in research.