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Now That You Have Diabetes…

Now that you have diabetes or pre-diabetes, what’s next?  This is often a defining moment in about 90 million people’s lives throughout America.  The doctor lets you know the you are pre-diabetic and diabetic, briefly summarizes the risks and makes recommendations for medication and suggests that you slow down on the sodas and starbucks’ coffee....   #Diabetes #Diabetes Education #Educate #Recent Posts

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Convincing Doctors of the Power of Lifestyle Medicine

Dr. Michael Greger, MD, presents a strategy from a Yale professor of how to go past the emotionless data in order to grasp the attention of an audience of physicians.  If we simply take a moment to close our eyes and imagine the face of someone we know who is suffering or suffered from cancer,...   #Cancer #Diabetes #Diseases #Educate #Heart Disease #Recent Posts

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What is Lifestyle Medicine?

Dr. George Guthrie, president of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM), raised a concern that often accompanies any trending topic or idea: namely the definition of popular terms.  In his ACLM president’s report, Dr. Guthrie catalogs the history of the term. 1988 – 1989 Ernst Wynder, an epidemiologist, first used the phrase Lifestyle Medicine in...   #Diseases #Educate #Recent Posts

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Blue Zones – The World’s Longest Living People

Check out this TED video, where Dan Buettner shares “How to Live to Be 100”, through research collected on his global Blue Zone study.     #Diseases #Principles

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