Partner News | Published: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 9:00 am
GATINEAU, Quebec--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ideal Protein, provider of a medically-designed protocol for weight management, announced today its board of directors has appointed board-certified cardiologist Douglas W. Rothrock, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Rothrock has served Ideal Protein since 2010 as Senior Medical Advisor and sits on the Ideal Protein Medical and Cardiology Advisory Boards.
Dr. Rothrock is founder of Prescott Cardiology in Arizona. He has spent the last 25 years of his career working as an interventional cardiologist in California, Oregon, and Arizona. Since 2011, he has helped people lose nearly 200,000 pounds with the Ideal Protein Protocol.
Data shows that 70% of Americans and 54% of Canadians are overweight or obese. These individuals are at increased risk for a host of health complications associated with excess weight, including heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, osteoarthritis, many cancers and reproductive problems in women.