Successfully Launch An Online Wellness Education and Lifestyle Medicine Program

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Since the pandemic, they way you manage your patient relationships, their wellness goals and market your practice has no doubt changed. Even if you thought everything was covered before the world turned upside down, there is much to learn in this new digital age of medicine. And, there’s always somethingRead …

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Defining and Fulfilling True Patient-Centered Care

Though the popular catch-phrase “patient-centered care” is often used, but it may be missing the mark because needs are not being met in this COVID-19 era of care. Patient drop outs and refusals are common with telemedicine becoming more common, as a recent telemedicine Cochran Database study shows. In thisRead …

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The Benefits of Becoming a Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner

The new Lifestyle Medicine (LM) diplomas and lifestyle medicine’s recent addition to the curriculum at medical schools such as Cambridge University represent its emergence as a standalone specialty. However, despite its basis in a holistic approach to health, LM is not a complementary or alternative form of medicine. It isRead …

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Primary Mechanisms of Vitamin D on Viral Replication Rates and Pro-inflammatory Cytokines

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Today’s Practitioner recently reported on a study, published in the journal Nutrients, that reviewed the role of vitamin D in immunity and its influence specifically in respiratory tract health. Sally Lynch, MS, CDN, explains the primary mechanisms considered in the study including viral replication rates and concentrations of pro-inflammatory cytokinesRead …

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Low Vitamin D in Newborns Linked to Elevated Blood Pressure in Children and Teens

As poor nutritional status affects more and more children, researchers are beginning to see dramatic health ramifications. For instance, in this study at Boston Medical Center, published in the journal Hypertension, researchers looked at persistent low vitamin D in newborns to early childhood to see how it might be associatedRead …

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Triglyceride Support

Around one in six Americans have triglycerides over 200 mg/dL, and this is becoming increasingly common all over the world because of the rising rates of obesity and diabetes. Mounting evidence suggests that physicians should turn to omega-3 fatty acids for triglyceride support. The American Heart Association recently issued anRead …

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Vitamin D and Brain Health: Lipoprotein Receptor-Related Protein in Amyloid Clearance

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How are vitamin D and bran health related? A review on the relationship between vitamin D and low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein (LRP-1) has revealed that the two may work together to possibly clear amyloid-beta (Aβ), a deposition that is linked to the progression of neurological dysfunction. LRP-1 is a largeRead …

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