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Natural Awakenings Chicago

Dr. Mark Hyman to Address Diabesity

Sep 26, 2012 10:43AM

Dr. Mark Hyman

Feed Your Mind Wellness, a healthcare consortium specializing in holistic approaches to overall mental and physical well-being, hosts Dr. Mark Hyman for a talk, Emerging Approaches to Chronic Illness: Achieving Wellness Within Your Community, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., October 21, at the DoubleTree by Hilton – North Shore Convention Center, in Skokie.

The event, led by Hyman, Feed Your Mind Wellness founder Sandra Scheinbaum, Ph.D., and medical consultant Marlon Kleinman, M.D., is dedicated to combatting illness within the community and working together to lead healthier lives.

Hyman will address the impact lifestyle, culture and traditions have on overall wellness and explore how the unique customs within one’s community, including the rituals of holiday meals and religious gatherings, contribute to chronic illness, including the worldwide epidemic of “diabesity”, conditions ranging from blood sugar imbalance to obesity and

Hyman is a practicing physician, chairman of the Institute for Functional Medicine, founder and medical director of the UltraWellness Center, in Lennox, Massachusetts, and a New York Times bestselling author.

Location: 9599 Skokie Blvd. Tickets are $35 at For more information, call 847-604-2752, email [email protected] or visit