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Sarah Hallberg, DO, MS

Medical Director

Virta Health

Track: Keynote Speaker

Title: Reversing Type 2 Diabetes through Nutrition and Technology

Sarah Hallberg, DO, MS – Dr. Hallberg is board certified in internal medicine, obesity medicine, and clinical lipidology and is a Registered Exercise Physiologist by the ACSM. Dr. Hallberg is the Medical Director and founder of the Medically Supervised Weight Loss Program at Indiana University Health Arnett and also an adjunct Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine. She is also the Medical Director for Virta Health a company working to improves the lives of patients with diabetes through nutrition and technology.

Lecture – this lecture will be about the current limitations of the nutrition guidelines for patients with type 2 diabetes. It will then discuss an alternate plan for improving and even reversing diabetes without the use of medications or surgery. We will review the current literature on carbohydrate restriction as a treatment for diabetes and discuss an ongoing trial at IUH using technology to make delivery of this treatment scalable.