Thu, 3 May 2018
Lifestyle Medicine in Community: By the Numbers
This week’s podcast features Dr. Mohan-pal Singh Chandan, a GP working within the NHS who we met at the Prescribing Lifestyle Medicine Conference this year.
Dr. Chandan has garnered government support to start up a community-based lifestyle medicine clinic in a poor area of inner city Birmingham, UK.
By supporting lifestyle interventions and incentivizing peer-to-peer medicine, they’ve not only seen a dramatic reduction in medical visits and pharmaceutical use, but also remissions of so-called chronic conditions throughout their pilot program.
Tune in today to see the dramatic power of lifestyle community interventions for improving patient outcomes, including:
This impressive data from Dr. Chandan’s pilot program offers further proof that community-based health incentives and peer-to-peer support are the ultimate creators of good health.
Learn how it’s done (and how we plan to do it with kNew Health) by listening and subscribing to the podcast today.
Resources mentioned in this podcast:
Direct download: Lifestyle_Medicine_In_Community_-_By_The_Numbers.mp3
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