H. Leighton Steward has a master of science degree from Southern Methodist University and became CEO of a Fortune 500 energy company. He is on the board of Tulane University and is chairman of the board of trustees at the Institute for the Study of Earth and Man (anthropology, geology, and statistics). His own success with this way of eating and a family history of diabetes motivated him to write SUGAR BUSTERS! ®
Morrison C. Bethea, M.D., is a graduate of Davidson College and Tulane University School of Medicine. Currently he practices thoracic, cardiac, and vascular surgery in New Orleans. Dr. Bethea is a diplomate of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, a clinical professor of surgery at Tulane Medical Center, and an author of many publications in the field of cardiovascular disease.
Samuel S. Andrews, M.D., is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine. He is a recognized expert in the treatment of obesity, and practices endocrinology with the Audubon Internal Medicine Group. He is a fellow in the American College of Physicians and the American College of Endocrinology. He is a clinical associate professor of medicine at the Louisiana State University Medical School in New Orleans.
Luis A. Balart, M.D., is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine. Dr. Balart is the chief of gastroenterology at the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans and is Medical Director of Liver Transplantation at Memorial Medical Center. He is actively involved in ongoing clinical trials in the treatment of chronic viral hepatitis and chronic liver disorders. He is the author of many publications in these areas.