NBC’s Biggest Loser Expert Michael Dansinger, MD, to Deliver a Keynote Address at Pri-Med Midwest Annual Conference for Primary Care Clinicians

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Pri-Med Midwest taking place Oct. 16–19, 2013 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL to focus on latest topics in primary care medicine.

Michael Dansinger, MD

As a practicing clinician, there is nothing more fulfilling and inspiring than helping patients reverse their conditions through dietary and lifestyle change.

DBC Pri-Med, LLC, the leading provider of professional medical education to a community of 260,000 healthcare professionals, announced that Michael Dansinger, MD, nutrition doctor for NBC’s hit primetime series show Biggest Loser and Dietary Counselor, will present "Obesity in America" at Pri-Med Midwest Annual Conference to be held October 16–19, 2013 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Professional education opportunities include over 50 accredited CME presentations.

Dr. Dansinger will share his insights and opinions about current topics in health and wellness today including the global obesity epidemic, the USDA food pyramid, popular weight loss diets, reality weight loss shows, losing 100 pounds in 100 days, reversing type 2 diabetes, and how to feed your children.

"Obesity is a national emergency in the United States. Nearly two-thirds of Americans are considered overweight or obese and one out of every three Americans will have diabetes in the near future unless we make a change," said Dr. Dansinger. "As a practicing clinician, there is nothing more fulfilling and inspiring than helping patients reverse their conditions through dietary and lifestyle change. I look forward to discussing the techniques I’ve developed over the years to help reverse obesity, as well as their related chronic conditions, and improve patient outcomes."

Dr. Dansinger’s presentation will be held on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 7:45am.

A nationally recognized authority on dietary and lifestyle counseling for weight loss and disease prevention, and internal medicine physician, Dr. Dansinger holds multiple academic positions. He is an assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, a scientist with the USDA Nutrition Research Center, and a member of the division of endocrinology at Tufts Medical Center.

Clinicians who register before October 13, 2013 and use discount code 11A11-UNN will receive the discounted registration price of $30. For more information and to register for Pri-Med Midwest Annual Conference visit http://www.pri-med.com/midwest.

About Pri-Med

Pri‐Med is an operating division of Diversified Business Communications. Based in Boston, Mass., the organization has been a trusted source for professional medical education to over 260,000 clinicians since 1995. Through live meetings in over 30 U.S. cities and online at http://www.pri-med.com, clinicians rely on Pri‐Med for opportunities to engage with local peers, meet internationally renowned faculty, and participate in world‐class educational activities. In 2012, Pri-Med purchased Amazing Charts, a leading provider of electronic health records (EHR) to independent medical practices. Amazing Charts operates as an independent operating subsidiary of Pri-Med. For more information, visit: http://www.amazingcharts.com.

About Diversified Business Communications

Diversified Business Communications, based in Portland, Maine, provides information and market access through face-to-face events, magazine publishing, and eMedia on four continents. In addition to health care, Diversified serves a number of industries including: technology, retail, food and hospitality and business management solutions. Diversified operates divisions in Australia, Hong Kong, India, the UK and Canada.

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