12PM Health & Wellness Council Meeting
February is American Heart Month
We'll be hearing from
Dr. Arthur Agatston, M.D.
Join Dr. Arthur Agatston, whose development of the “Agatston Score” is arguably the most significant preventive cardiology tool utilized by experts around the world, is also widely known as the creator and author of The South Beach Diet. Who better than the world famous cardiologist to give us heart healthy tips?
3 Lucky participants will receive a free signed copy of Dr. Agatson's new book
About Dr. Arthur Agatson
Dr. Agatston is an associate professor of medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and a clinical professor of medicine at Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology Nutrition Committee and maintains a private practice in Miami Beach with a focus on preventing heart attacks in high-risk patients. This is also the focus of his continuing research.
Dr. Agatston has published more than 200 scientific articles and abstracts and frequently lectures around the U.S. and internationally on diet, cardiac imaging and heart disease prevention. He was named as one of the “Time 100” most influential people of 2004. Among many television appearances, Dr. Agatston was featured along with President Bill Clinton on Sanjay Gupta’s 2011 CNN special, “The Last Heart Attack.”
Known as the author of the best-selling book The South Beach Diet, Dr. Agatston created his approach to healthy eating to help his patients improve their blood chemistries, lose weight, and prevent diabetes and heart disease. Today, The South Beach Diet and its companion books have more than 23 million copies in print worldwide.
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