Our first guest today is Dr. Deborah Clegg will discuss: Is a plant-based diet the right choice? She has vital information on the potential health benefits and risks of a plant-based diet for patients with chronic kidney disease, including hyperkalemia (pronounced hyper-kah-leema), which refers to having abnormally high blood potassium levels.
Dr. Deborah Clegg, affiliated with Cedars-Sinai, UCLA and American University and lead study investigator on plant-based diets in people with CKD, has vital information for patients whose kidneys are not functioning properly. For them, newer treatment options that help facilitate the body’s potassium levels may be beneficial, while also maximizing the benefit of a plant-based diet. For more information on Dr. Clegg go to https://www.emedevents.com/speaker-profile/deborah-j-clegg- 21188 For further information on hyperkalemia, please visit highpotassium.com.
Our second guest is Rajesh N Keswani, MD, MS – Associate Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology) / Medical Director of Quality for the Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Rajesh Keswani, is a colorectal cancer expert will discuss how important it is for screening, trends, signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatments. For more information please visit www.nm.org/radio
Gene Goldman, Chief Investment Officer and Director of Research of Cetera Investment Management, will discuss the markets and why investors are more optimistic now than ever. He’ll also discuss the consumer confidence numbers that were released on February 26, and the GDP data that were released on February 28, as well as outline the market’s favorite and least favorite sectors.
Gene Goldman is responsible for the strategic direction and continued growth of the firm’s research offerings. His role includes setting the vision for superior capabilities and enabling the delivery of objective investment advice. He provides day-to-day oversight of Cetera Investment Management, with a focus on providing unbiased research about the economy and financial markets, asset allocation strategies, mutual funds and other investment related topics. Mr. Goldman also helps oversee the investment committee and their commitment to delivering thought leadership on the economy, financial markets and investment strategies, as well as implementation and practice recommendations for advisers . For more information, please visit www.cetera.com