Rapper MD

Educational Lectures

Dr.Washington will show you a healthier way of living.

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So how does this work?

These are held Wednesday afternoon in the GKC Conference room and/or kitchen depending on the topic. Each mini-lecture lasts approximately 45 minutes. Starting at $50.00 per class.

 

Examples of on-going and/or past topics:

Water Lecture: How much water  does your body need?  Water intoxication is a real problem we see in some extreme sports.  We will  ‘bust’ myths on alkaline water and other water products.  Finally you will learn the role of sodium/salt as it relates to total body water.

Blood Pressure: This lecture focus on the types of BP monitors to buy – bad to worst- and the proper technique on how to record your blood pressure. We will discuss the significance of mask hypertension, white coat hypertension, blood pressure variability and more.

Lifestyle Medicine Program: This gives you a glimpse into the RMD nutritional segment. Taken a different approach to eat can help manage your diabetes, blood pressure and chronic kidney disease. You learn how to use your food as medicine. This course is specially discounted at $75 which can be applied to the entire cost of the RMD program.

Obesity and weight management part 1:  Dr Washington worked with the Texas Titan ,DeWayne Malone, promoter for MuscleMania (a natural body building/figure venue) for 10 years. This mini-lecture will identify lifestyle and healthy behavior strategies that you may or may not be doing correctly while you ‘play’.

Obesity and weight management part 2:  Busting sports myths on supplements/products. Most personal trainers think you need more animal protein.  We will discuss how these choices may affect your kidneys and possible your liver.

CKD diets and considerations:  having limited kidney function prohibits  many from consuming certain kinds of foods based on their specific nutritional makeup .  We will address in depth common foods to avoid and why, as well as examine the various prescribed CKD eating guidelines busting many myths about plant base diets in this population.