Free community health event

Description

The public is invited to join IU Health and special guest Dr. Wes Youngberg for a free community event.

Dr. Youngberg, DrPH, MPH, CNS, FACLM, will present “Turning your good genes on and your bad genes off: Mastering your genetic risk with lifestyle and nutritional medicine” on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Let the transformation begin at (Central times):

  • 5:30 pm – diabetes screening and book signing opportunity
  • 6:30 pm – lecture and special drawings for free wellness services

Dr. Youngberg will present the latest scientific information on re-engineering one’s genetic health risk. All people carry at least some genes associated with diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, auto-immune disease, depression or heart disease. New studies have shown how one can throw the switch and turn disease-promoting genes off and health-promoting gens on. Dr. Youngberg presents a spirited challenge with practical solutions on how to have a major impact on health through everyday choices.

Dr. Youngberg is a practicing clinical nutritionist and lifestyle medicine specialist in Southern California. He trained at Loma Linda University, where he serves as assistant clinical professor for the Department of Preventive Medicine at the School of Medicine. He has over 20 years of experience using integrative therapies for diabetes control, depression, depression recovery, cardiovascular disease reversal, optimizing digestive health and effective management of many chronic health conditions. He is founding director and fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. His new book “Goodbye Diabetes” is dedicated to all who are willing to do what it takes to reverse disease.

Start Time

September 25, 2013 5:30 PM

End Time

September 25, 2013 7:30 PM

Location

La Porte Civic Auditorium

1001 Ridge St.

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