VSH: What I wish someone had told me in Medical School about Nutrition
Although trained to diagnose and treat classic diseases like diphtheria and typhoid fever, Dr. Klaper has spent his long medical career “cleaning up the wreckage of the Standard American Diet.” In this entertaining lecture, the specific ways in which food can play a causative role in various diseases - as well as be used to help to cure them - are explored. Dr. Klaper is pleased to share this practical information with the health-aware public on Oahu and Maui and physicians, medical students, and other health professionals are particularly welcome.
Michael A. Klaper, MD, is a 1972 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago, with post-graduate training in internal medicine, surgery, anesthesiology, and orthopedics at the University of British Columbia hospitals in Vancouver, and obstetrics at the University of California, San Francisco.
Dr. Klaper has practiced acute care medicine in Hawaii, Canada, California, Florida and New Zealand. Far more fulfilling to him is his current practice, focusing on health-promoting food and lifestyle choices to help people stay out of hospitals and off of operating tables. A long-time radio host and a pilot, Dr. Klaper has served as nutrition advisor to NASA’s programs for space colonists on the Moon and Mars. To minimize suffering of all sentient beings, Dr. Klaper adopted a vegan diet and lifestyle in 1981. He currently practices nutritionally-based medicine at True North Health Center in Santa Rosa, California.
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