This book meets the needs of the practicing physician and includes 25 articles recently published in peer-review medical journals, and all fully documented with both epidemiological and interventional studies.
- Lynn Fioretti, DO. Veterans Administration, Silverdale, WA
- Helmuth Fritz, MD. Internal Medicine. Loma Linda, CA
- Sean Hashmi, MD. Nephrologist, Kaiser Permanente, CA
- Keith Hanson, MD. Family Medicine, Brewster, WA
- Chan Hwang, MD. Physical and Rehabilitative Medicine, Puyallup, WA
- John Kelly, MD. ACLM founding president, Adjunct faculty Loma Linda University, CA
- George Lee, MD. Family Medicine, Overlake Medical Center, Bellevue, WA
- Uma Malhotra, MD. Infectious Disease, Virginia Mason Hospital, Seattle, WA
- Joseph Marquez, MD. Urologist. Polyclinic, Seattle, WA
- F. Patricia McEachrane Gross, MD. Family and Preventive Medicine, Port Angeles, WA
- Esther Park-Hwang, MD. Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Tacoma ,WA
- Brenda Rea, MD, Family and Preventive Medicine Residency and Lifestyle Medicine, Loma Linda Univ, CA
- Tim Riesenberger, MD. Emergency Medicine, Federal Way, WA
- Melissa Sundermann, DO, FACOI. Lifestyle Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI
- Michelle Tollefson, MD. FACOG, Lifestyle Medicine, Denver, CO
- Rachael Wyman, MD. Cardiologist, Kaiser Permanente, Seattle, WA
Includes a wide variety of pathologies:
Breast Cancer - Chronic Kidney disease - Colorectal cancer - Coronary Artery disease - Crohn's disease - Diverticular disease - Fibromyalgia - Gall stone disease - Hashimoto's and Grave's diseases - Osteoarthritis - Prostate cancer - Rheumatoid Arthritis - Stroke - Type II Diabetes
• Clinical considerations, including office visit strategies, titration of medications, lab work needed, and enhancing patient compliance.
• Case studies demonstrating the clinical application of a plant-based diet.
Both as a treatment or prophylaxis the plant-based diet has no side effects, adverse reactions and no contraindications. It can be used as a monotherapy or as an adjunct to medication and surgery. It can also treat several comorbidities at once. Treating patients with a plant-based diet has the advantage of being a very low-cost method of treatment, while being highly effective, thus saving patients money and saving the physician's valuable time.