The Science and Practice of Low Carb/High Fat/Ketogenic
Way of Eating for Lymphatic Disorders
About the speaker: Eric Westman combines clinical research and clinical care regarding lifestyle treatments for obesity, diabetes, and tobacco dependence. He is internationally known for his work on low-carbohydrate nutrition. He is currently the President-Elect of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, and a Fellow of The Obesity Society and the Society of General Internal Medicine. He has over 75 peer-reviewed publications in the fields of obesity, low-carbohydrate nutrition, and tobacco dependence. He is on the Faculty of the Duke Clinical Research Training Program, and is the Course Director for a Fourth Year Medical Student Elective in Obesity Management. He has experience as an Associate in Health Services Research at the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, a staff physician at the Duke Diet and Fitness Center Physician, and as an Ambulatory Care Staff Physician at the Durham VAMC, co-director of the Durham VA Stop Smoking Clinic, Director of Occupational Health at the Durham VAMC, and Resident Ambulatory Care Coordinator. Along with Stephen Phinney and Jeff Volek, he is a co-author of "The New Atkins for a New You" published in March 2010.