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Upcoming Events

February 24 - March 24, 2015 | Free Diabetes Nutrition and Cooking Classes

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Close to 10 percent of Washington residents struggle with type 2 diabetes. If diabetes means endless medications, doctor visits, and unstable blood sugars, it’s time to turn it around. Dr. Barnard and Beth Lindley will showcase the best foods to help you lose weight, stabilize blood sugar, improve cholesterol, and reduce the need for daily pills and insulin shots.

When:

  • Tues, Feb 24, 2015:    Lecture by Neal Barnard, M.D.
  • Tues, Mar 3, 2015:      Introduction to How Foods Fight Diabetes
  • Tues, Mar 10, 2015:    The Power of Your Plate and Grocery Cart
  • Tues, Mar 17, 2015:    Understanding Type 2 Diabetes
  • Tues, Mar 24, 2015:    Designing a Diet for Maximum Weight Control

Unless listed otherwise classes are from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
5100 Wisconsine Ave., N.W.
Ste. 400, Washington, DC 20016

Please contact Tara Kemp at 202-527-7314 or tkemp@pcrm.org for questions or to reserve a spot. Click here for more information.


February 25 - April 1, 2015 | Free Nutrition and Cooking Kickstart Classes

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In a public health climate where more than one-third of adults in the U.S. are obese and millions have diabetes, the need for a lifestyle change is greater than it has ever been. Depending on one's perspective, the Kickstart is about losing weight, maintaining a healthy weight, or simply embracing an overall healthful diet.

When:

  • Wed, Feb 25, 2015:     Lecture by Neal Barnard, M.D.
  • Wed, Mar 4, 2015:      Power of Your Plate
  • Wed, Mar 11, 2015:     Let's Go!
  • Wed, Mar 18, 2015:     Getting in Gear
  • Wed, Mar 25, 2015:     Breaking the Food Seduction
  • Wed, Apr 1, 2015:     Keys for Natural Appetite Control

Unless listed otherwise classes are from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
5100 Wisconsine Ave., N.W.
Ste. 400
Washington, DC 20016

Please contact Tara Kemp at 202-527-7314 or tkemp@pcrm.org for questions or to reserve a spot. Click here for more information.


March 13, 2015 | Physicians Committee Benefit Party - Sublime Restaurant

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When: Fri, Mar. 13, 2015, 5-6:30pm
Location: 431 N Federal Hwy. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Join Neal Barnard, M.D. and others for a party at Sublime restaurant to benefit Physicians Committee! This award-winning restaurant features an entirely plant-based menu of global cuisine. Guests will mingle, enjoy hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction, dinner reservations, and a special presentation.

This event has sold out.


March 23, 2015 | Cowspiracy Screening and Discussion

Are plant-based diets the path to sustaining our health and the environment for generations to come? Join Physicians Committee president Neal Barnard, M.D., for a screening of the film Cowspiracy, followed by a discussion with food and agriculture policy expert Elizabeth Kucinich and filmmaker Kip Andersen.

When: Monday, March 23, 7:00 p.m.

Where: Carnegie Institution for Science Elihu Root Auditorium 1530 P St. NW Washington, D.C. (Metro: Dupont Circle) FREE.

Reservations required. Reserve at cowspiracy.bpt.me.


April 22, 2015 | Leisure World - Kickstart Your Health

Location: Leisure World Auditorium

Time: 10:00am-12:00pm

Topic: Kickstart Your Health


May 4, 2015 | Annapolis Whole Foods Market - Healthy Approaches to Weight Loss

Time: 7:00-8:30pm

Topic: Healthy Approaches to Weight Loss, Reversing Diabetes, and the Best of Health


May 15, 2015 | St. Columba's Episcopal Church - The Power of Nutrition for Health

Time: 10:00-11:00am

Location: 4201 Albemarle Street NW, Washington, DC 20016

Topic: The Power of Nutrition for Health & Mission: Diabetes, Heart Disease & Your Life


June 6, 2015 | Georgetown Library - Breaking the Food Seduction

Time: 2:30pm

Location: 3260 R St., NW, Washington, DC 20007 

Topic: Breaking the Food Seduction


 



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On Aug. 9, members joined Neal Barnard, M.D. in the Hamptons to show their support for the Physicians Committee.


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