About the Author
Michael attended Bowdoin College. He received his medical training in Connecticut and Minnesota and is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology. He travels all over the country speaking to physicians about obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol. He has been interviewed by local television and radio stations. His practice area includes the following states: Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. He is an assistant clinical professor of medicine. He has published many research articles. Jodi works in the sales industry and is responsible for calling on physicians. She has extensive training in sales and marketing. Jodi is an expert on the DISC personality assessment. Depending on whom she is speaking with, Jodi has the ability to change the level of complexity of her conversation so that information is properly conveyed. She has insight into how doctors and patients really think and is astute at motivating them to act. She brings these talents to the book so that anyone can pick up The Spider Diet, understand the concepts, and execute them. She has ensured that the medical community will embrace the book by means-testing the process to many physicians.