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  • Einstein/American Heart Association Conference on Sugary Drink & Obesity Subject of KYW radio story

    Published: 06/24/2012


    Philadelphia Doctors To Host Forum To Get People To Limit Sugary Drink Consumption
    Mike DeNardo, KYW Radio

    Doctors will get together Monday to share ideas on how to get people to drink less soda and other sugary drinks.

    The symposium, which will be held at Einstein Medical Center, is entitled “Rethink Your Drink.”

    Einstein’s associate cardiology chair Dr. Vincent Figueredo says the aim is to help health professionals communicate to their patients just how many calories are in sodas and fruit drinks.

    “We’re inviting clinicians and community health leaders to review the science that shows the relationship between sugar-sweetened beverages, the increase in obesity in this country, and the negative impact on chronic diseases, especially cardiovascular health.”

    (Read the full story here.)

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