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Lifestyle Medicine

Lifestyle medicine is a branch of medicine that focuses on the role of lifestyle and behavior change in the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and certain cancers.
Feb 2nd, 2023

Obesity and its associated complications

Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health. It is defined by a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher.
Jan 6th, 2023

Pulmonary Hypertension Month

November is Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month Pulmonary Hypertension is a progressive lung disease in which patients experience high blood pressure in the lungs.
Nov 29th, 2022

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this month became nationally recognized in 1985, initially the aim was to increase the detection of breast cancer by encouraging women to have mammograms.
Oct 25th, 2022

National Cholesterol Education Month

Heart Disease is the number one leading cause of death in the U.S. according to the CDC. High blood cholesterol is one of the major risk factors for heart disease, causing heart attack and stroke.
Oct 4th, 2022

What is lifestyle medicine?

Lifestyle medicine is a branch of medicine that focuses on preventing, managing, and treating chronic diseases by addressing lifestyle factors and behaviors. It emphasizes the role of lifestyle choices in promoting health and well-being.
Sep 30th, 2023

What is diabetes?

Diabetes is a chronic medical condition in which the body is unable to properly regulate the amount of sugar in the blood. This occurs because the body either does not produce enough insulin or the cells do not respond to insulin properly.
Jan 23rd, 2023

National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month, communities across the country team up to bring attention to diabetes. This blue circle is the universal symbol for diabetes, it was introduced in 2006 to give diabetes a common identity for people to recognize
Nov 3rd, 2022