The Role of Diet in Preventing, Arresting and Reversing the Leading Causes of Death

Michael Greger, M.D., Cardiologist and New York Times best-selling author of How Not to Die, will present the latest research exploring the role diet may play in preventing and even reversing our leading causes of death and disability. 

Target Audience

Primary Care Physicians, Cardiologists, Internal Medicine Physicians and all other interested healthcare providers.

Learning Objective 

  • Explain the evidence-based data supporting a plant-based diet to reduce the risk of common medical conditions and identify patients who would benefit from a plant-based diet.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Ornish, D., Scherwitz, L. W., Billings, J. H., Gould, K. L., Merritt, T. A., Sparler, S., ... & Brand, R. J. (1998). Intensive lifestyle changes for reversal of coronary heart disease. Jama, 280(23), 2001-2007.
  • Burkitt, D. P. (1982). Western diseases and their emergence related to diet. South African medical journal= Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde, 61(26), 1013-1015.
  • Shaper, A. G., & Jones, K. W. (2012). Serum-cholesterol, diet, and coronary heart-disease in Africans and Asians in Uganda. International journal of epidemiology, 41(5), 1221-1225.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
06/01/2019
Course expires: 
05/31/2022

Michael Greger, M.D., FACLM
Cardiologist
Diplomate, American Board of Lifestyle Medicine
Chief Science Officer and Founder, NutritionFacts.org 

Michael Greger, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/01/2019
Course expires: 
05/31/2022
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