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Teaching Opportunities for Healthcare Reform
Sonia Sotomayor, US
Supreme Court Judge (nominated)
Regina Benjamin, MD, Surgeon General (nominated)
of two sick and/or obese candidates for two highly visible
and powerful US government positions has caused a national
uproar. Considering all we know about effective
diet-therapies, failure to fix their poor health now is
inexcusable and risking our future.
Sotomayor, a 54-year-old Hispanic overweight federal judge,
with a history of type-1 diabetes since age 8 was nominated
on May 26, 2009 for the U.S. Supreme Court.
13, 2009 Regina Benjamin, a 52-year-old Black obese
physician was picked to become the nation’s family
doctor—our 18th Surgeon General.