NOW:53045:USA01489
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01489
H 10° L 7°
Clear | 3MPH

Brookfield Doctor Earns Nutrition and Metabolic Medicine Degree

Feb. 5, 2013


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:

Brookfield Doctor Earns Nutrition and Metabolic Medicine Degree


Dr. John Whitcomb, director of the Brookfield Longevity and Healthy Living Clinic, 17585 W. North Ave., Brookfield, is the first Wisconsin physician to receive a Masters Degree in Nutrition and Metabolic Medicine from the University of South Florida in collaboration with the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.

The University of South Florida is the country’s first medical school to offer the degree which is designed to teach nutrition to physicians.

Whitcomb, who was previously board certified in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine from the American College of Anti-Aging Medicine, said that a common complaint from physicians is that they are not trained in how bodies manage food.

"It's pretty clear that 75% of our illnesses are based on lifestyle behaviors. Our current medical model waits until you fall off the cliff, then tries to snatch you back before you hit bottom," Whitcomb explained. “It is much better to avoid the cliff.”

Whitcomb’s practice focuses on nutrition and metabolic medicine as it relates to obesity, hormones, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and cancer.

“An integrative approach to cancer therapy will be the next frontier in how we manage the disease” according to Whitcomb who believes that eating the right food is the way to control cancer and turn it from an acute disaster into a chronic, medically managed condition.

More information is available at www.livelongmd.com and by calling (262) 784-

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Elm Grove approves 2015 budget, 1.03 percent levy increase 11/25

» Elmbrook Education Foundation's annual Ladies Night fundraiser to help meet $100K goal 11/25

» Anti-OWI Roll Call at Goerke's Corners 11/24

» Elmbrook's Fairview South School to hold Silent Auction and Craft Fair to raise funds for wheelchair-accessible van 11/19

» Brookfield delays financial assistance decision as aldermen request more information 11/19

» Brookfield's 2015 budget unanimously approved 11/18

» Stores to open doors earlier on Thanksgiving at Brookfield Square 11/17

» Brookfield, Elm Grove, New Berlin businesses team up to fill local food pantry 11/16

» Paul Farrow announces for Waukesha County executive 11/14

» Swanson Cub Scouts to collect toys, games, gift cards for Children's Hospital 11/14

» Irgens seeks city cash for Ruby Farm project; hopes to start work in April 11/14

» Vrakas to retire as Waukesha County exec, sparking likely GOP tussle Updated:  11/13

» Waukesha County keeps taxes flat in 2015 budget 11/12

» Plan Commission approves Corridor plans 11/11

» Suburban roundup: Week three of the WIAA football postseason 11/10

» Wilson Center a top-rated nonprofit 11/7

» Tosa East stuns Brookfield East in volleyball sectional 11/6

» Election roundup: How the Milwaukee suburbs and Lake Country voted Updated:  11/5

» City of Brookfield election results 11/4

» Town of Brookfield election results 11/4

» Voter turnout heavy for Elm Grove 11/4

» Developer asks Brookfield to delay council vote on city financing for industrial development 11/4

» Longtime Brookfield municipal judge, Richard Steinberg, passes away 11/4

» Suburban roundup: Week two of the WIAA football postseason Updated:  11/3

» DSHA unplugs Brookfield East's electricity 11/2

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Deal Watch - Milwaukee

Milwaukee's Best Discounts & Deals

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT