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1806, 2018

ASLM weighs in on media surrounding ‘The Magic Pill’ documentary

By | June 18th, 2018|0 Comments

A new documentary featuring celebrity chef Pete Evans and the ketogenic diet for chronic diseases has recently been slammed by Dr Tony Bartone, President of the Australian Medical Association. You can read an article on this here. ASLM President, Dr Sam Manger, shares a few words in response to [...]

1506, 2018

Occupational Therapy and Lifestyle Medicine – a match made in heaven

By | June 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Does anyone really know what an OT does? It’s always the same response when you say to someone that you are an Occupational Therapist. That kind of vague confusion of what on earth is that! Unfortunately, it is an extremely undersold and undervalued profession that has taken a seat [...]

1604, 2018

Is New Zealand ideally placed to lead the Lifestyle Medicine revolution?

By | April 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Dr Glen Davies from Taupo Medical Centre certainly thinks so. "We, in New Zealand, are bulk funded - allowing us to look after our enrolled population in the way each practice or practitioner feels best. Specifically, Shared Medical Appointments fit more easily into the NZ model, as there is [...]