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Food Addiction: the Science, the Controversy, the Experience
Mon, October 17, 2016, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM EDT
Join us for a networking event and clinical talk on Food Addiction as an important area of obesity medicine. It is distinctly different than eating disorders in its diagnosis and management. Learn the state of the science and art of assessing and treating people with Food Addiction.
Dr. Vera Tarman, MD, M.Sc, FCFP, CASAM, ABAM Diplomate
Dr. Vera Tarman is the Medical Director at Renascent Addiction Treatment Centres and author of the book, Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction. She will share her clinical experience and how she identifies and manages those with food addiction in her own pilot program at Renascent.
The talk will be followed by a panel discussion offering different perspectives to this controversial topic.