Research shows that 80% or more of all healthcare spending in the U.S. can be contributed to the treatment of conditions stemming from unhealthy lifestyle choices. Preventable conditions and diseases with a change in lifestyle include: hypertension, heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis and multiple types of cancer.
The Chronic Disease & Lifestyle Medicine Summit will address topics including:
- Nutrition whole food and plant-based diet
- Stress Management
- Alcohol moderation
- Tobacco disruption
- Healthy relationships
- Scientific Evidence Supporting Lifestyle Medicine