Posts: Lifestyle Medicine

6 07, 2017

Dr Joanna McMillan on Lifestyle Medicine in Australasia

By | 2017-07-12T15:05:39+00:00 July 6th, 2017|0 Comments

This brief interview was recorded in August 2016 at the Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney. Dr Joanna McMillan shares with us her approach to Lifestyle Medicine and some simple tips for healthy eating and the importance of being physically active.

Dr Joanna McMillan, BSciNutr&Diet (Hons), PhD

Joanna McMillan[…]

1 06, 2017

World No Tobacco Day

By | 2017-06-01T11:11:22+00:00 June 1st, 2017|0 Comments

May 31st is World No Tobacco Day.

The World Health Organization (WHO), mark the occasion by “highlighting the health and additional risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption”(1).

This year’s theme “Tobacco – a threat to development” not only emphasises the established impact of tobacco on health, accounting for over […]

29 03, 2017

Supplements, vitamins and ASLM

By | 2017-06-01T19:39:40+00:00 March 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Lifestyle Medicine is the science of how human choices, society and environment impacts on our health. For clinicians it is how we can assist our patients to make better choices around diet, physical activity, smoking, alcohol consumption, stress and connection with others to reverse and prevent chronic disease and promote wellbeing. So where does supplementation […]

7 02, 2017

Introducing the Lifestyle Medicine Global Alliance

By | 2017-02-08T22:28:37+00:00 February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

We’re delighted to share news of the formation of the Lifestyle Medicine Global Alliance (LMGA). This initiative demonstrates an unrivalled collaboration of thirteen Lifestyle Medicine colleges and societies around the world and growing, coming together to share knowledge and best practices, and to more compellingly convey […]

2 02, 2017

Lifestyle Medicine Workshop coming soon

By | 2017-05-03T11:58:25+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Reinvigorate your practice & passion

Kicking off ASLM’s new series of practical clinical workshops is this one day, “everything you ever wanted to know about Lifestyle Medicine and how to put it into practice” seminar, focused on giving you the knowledge and tools to improve both patient outcomes and your own practitioner satisfaction.

Coming soon. […]

21 01, 2017

Lifestyle Medicine Core Competencies and Board Certification

By | 2017-03-30T09:18:14+00:00 January 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Congratulations to our colleagues in the US on the announcement of the establishment of the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine (ABLM).

The ABLM sets and maintains standards for assessment and credentialing of physicians in Lifestyle Medicine. Certification as an ABLM diplomate signifies specialised knowledge […]

13 12, 2016

As dietitians we are missing out

By | 2016-12-19T10:13:43+00:00 December 13th, 2016|0 Comments

This article by Jacinta Sherlock APD originally appeared in Dietitian Connection and has been republished with their permission. This was the crux of my thinking during a deep three day dive, immersed deeply into the sea, learning and experiencing the principles of lifestyle medicine and as a curious early career dietitian absorbing, like a sponge […]