Shouldn’t healthcare providers offer Lifestyle Medicine? | Lifestyle Medicine Summit Oct. 18-24, 2024

90% of the national US $3.8 trillion in annual health care spending is for people with chronic and mental health conditions. 6 in 10 adults in the US have a chronic disease; 4 in 10 have two or more. Chronic diseases have significant health and economic costs. Preventing chronic diseases, or managing symptoms when prevention is not possible, can reduce these costs.

The Truth about Lifestyle Prescriptions® University (Part 1)

I know you can imagine how difficult it is to start a new university. Well, it’s actually a lot worse … When I talked to Arizona government officials about 5 years ago, they were in shock when I told them we want to start a new health/medicine university. “Nobody has done that successfully for decades!” Our team was determined to move forward because we firmly believed that there is a huge need for higher education in one of the fastest-growing and most needed healthcare modalities. Chronic disease is out of hand with 60+% of adults suffering from pain, obesity, diabetes, anxiety, depression, addiction, and heart disease …

​PRESS RELEASE: Solving the Chronic Disease Pandemic | Lifestyle Medicine Summit Oct. 27-31, 2021

LONDON, October 26, 2021 —  Everyone seems to agree that health care needs to change.     90% of the national US $3.8 trillion in annual health care spending is for people with chronic and mental health conditions. 6 in 10 adults in the US have a chronic disease; 4 in 10 have two or more. Chronic diseases have significant health… Continue reading ​PRESS RELEASE: Solving the Chronic Disease Pandemic | Lifestyle Medicine Summit Oct. 27-31, 2021