Dr. Eric Westman is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Duke University. Board Certified in Obesity Medicine and Internal Medicine, Dr. Westman founded the Duke Lifestyle Medicine Clinic in 2006 after 8 years of clinical research on low carbohydrate & ketogenic diets. Dr. Westman combines clinical research and clinical care to deliver lifestyle treatments for obesity, diabetes and tobacco dependence. He is an internationally known researcher specialising in low-carbohydrate nutrition and is Past-President and Master Fellow of the Obesity Medicine Association and Fellow of The Obesity Society. Dr. Westman is also an editor of the textbook “Obesity: Evaluation & Treatment Essentials”, and author of the New York Times Bestseller “The New Atkins for a New You”, “Cholesterol Clarity”, and “Keto Clarity”. He is co-founder of the companies Adapt Your Life, and Heal Diabetes Clinics, which are based on low carbohydrate concepts.