4th Annual Vegfest Medical Seminar
Treating Heart Disease, Diabetes &
Chronic Pain with a Plant-Based Diet
Saturday March 30th, 2019 – 6:30pm – 9pm
at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall on Mercer St, Seattle
This seminar was given by board certified specialists, for the benefit of medical doctors and medical students. Both didactic and case studies were included. Videos of the presentations are linked in the schedule below.
- Dr Uma Krishnan – Cardiologist, Pulse Heart Institute, Tacoma, WA
- Dr Rachael Wyman – Cardiologist, Kaiser Permanente, Seattle, WA
- Dr F. Patricia McEachrane-Gross – Preventative & Family Medicine, Port Angeles, WA
- Dr Chan Hwang – Physiatrist, Multicare Health System, Tacoma, WA
See schedule below.
See Speaker Bios
Video of presentation is linked to the title of the talk.
We had some technical difficulties this year, so the quality of the videos is not as good as we would wish, but we think they’re still helpful for those who couldn’t attend. The video for Dr Rachael Wyman’s presentation is delayed due to technical issues, but we hope to be able to post it soon.
|6:50 – 7:00pm||Amanda Strombom, President, Vegetarians of Washington||Introduction|
|7:00 – 7:30pm||Dr Uma Krishnan, Cardiologist||Treating Heart Disease patients with a plant-based diet – (Didactic)|
|7:30 – 8:00pm||Dr Rachael Wyman, Cardiologist||Clinical application of a plant-based diet in CAD patients – (Case studies)|
|8:00 – 8:30pm||Dr F. Patricia McEachrane-Gross, Preventive and Family Medicine||Treating Type II Diabetes patients with a plant-based diet – (Didactic and Case Studies)|
|8:30 – 9:00pm||Dr Chan Hwang, Physiatrist||Treating Painful Pathologies with a plant-based diet – (Didactic and Case Studies)|
A light plant-based buffet was generously catered by The Upper Crust Catering Company.
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See speakers and videos from 2018 Medical Seminar