The Future of Healthcare is Lifestyle Medicine
National Lifestyle Medicine Conference
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6 CPD Hours
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What was this event about?
Our Lifestyle Medicine Conference, The Future of Healthcare is Lifestyle Medicine, was about bringing this new and exciting topic into mainstream Primary Care.
We combined a fun and inspirational day of CPD with networking, exercise snacks, wholesome food and the most eminent and internationally renowned speakers in their fields. The aim was to make a difference in the tsunami of chronic disease we are now facing. 
What is Lifestyle Medicine?
"Lifestyle medicine is a branch of evidence-based medicine in which comprehensive lifestyle changes (including nutrition, physical activity, stress management, social support and environmental exposures) are used to prevent, treat and reverse the progression of chronic diseases by addressing their underlying causes. LM is an adjunct form of treatment that helps to bridge the best aspects of public health and conventional clinical medicine". 
The European Lifestyle Medicine Organization
“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”
Our Speakers
Dr Aseem Malhotra
Described as an inspiration by Jamie Oliver, internationally renowned Consultant Cardiologist and best selling author of The Pioppi Diet, Dr Aseem Malhotra has become one of the most influential and well-known health campaigners, and a pioneer of the lifestyle medicine movement in the UK.
Dr Malhotra has been named alongside anti-obesity activists such as Michael Bloomberg and Michelle Obama has been featured in the New York Times on his documentary film "The Big Fat Fix" which premiered in the British Parliament.
He is a spokesperson for the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Obesity and Choosing Wisely Steering Groups and in 2015 became the youngest member to be appointed to the board of trustees of health think tank, The King's Fund.  In 2016 he was named by Debretts as one of the most influential people in science in medicine in the UK in a list which included Professor Stephen Hawking. 
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Checkout some of the testimonials delegates sent us!
A brilliant day and some truly thought-provoking and inspirational speakers. I learnt a lot that will stay with me for the rest of my life, and it has also stimulated an interest in nutrition and evidence that I will continue to research. It also raised questions about the reliance of 'conventional' medicine on the use of medication. I think this conference could possibly change my clinical practice, my future work and my own lifestyle and my family's lifestyle.
Dr Louise Ainley @ The Future of Healthcare is Lifestyle Medicine Conference