Features 2017-06-10T16:46:50+00:00

Features

Featured articles from our authors and team.

Dietitians as advocates for Lifestyle Medicine – an opportunity not to be missed!

By Shivaun Conn, Dr Kate Marsh, Dr Flavia Fayet-Moore, and Dr Cameron McDonald (Accredited Practising Dietitians and Board Members of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine) The World Health Organisation estimates that by 2020, three quarters of all deaths will be the result of chronic diseases1. The top four modifiable risk factors for chronic [...]

By | March 27th, 2018|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Dr Kate Marsh on Lifestyle Medicine in Australasia

This brief interview was recorded in August 2016 at the Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney. Dr Kate Marsh, Advanced Accredited Practicing Dietitian and Credentialled Diabetes Educator, shares with us the value of Lifestyle Medicine for Type 2 Diabetes management and prevention and the importance of a plant-based diet for preventing chronic disease. [...]

By | March 27th, 2018|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Prof Garry Egger on Lifestyle Medicine in Australasia

This brief interview was recorded in August 2016 at the Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney. Prof Garry Egger discusses obesity; metaflammation; the gap that Lifestyle Medicine fills; and skills, procedures and tools it provides clinicians with. Prof Garry Egger AM, MPH, PhD, MAPS, FASLM Prof Garry Egger is known around the [...]

By | February 15th, 2018|Tags: , |0 Comments

Announcing Australasia’s First Physicians, Professionals and Practitioners Certified in Lifestyle Medicine [Media release]

[Pictured: Candidates being briefed by Dr Jill Waalen, proctoring the exam for the IBLM, prior to the commencement of the 4 hour physician exam and the 3 hour professional/practitioner exam.] The Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ASLM) has announced that 13 medical doctors, and three PhD/Masters level professionals have been certified by the International Board of [...]

By | December 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Announcing new President, Vice President and President-Elect [Media release]

The Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ASLM) on Saturday, 18th November 2017 announced the election of a new President, Vice-President and newly created President-Elect position during their Annual General Meeting in Sydney. These executive positions were filled by Dr Sam Manger, Shivaun Conn and Dr Chris Ganora respectively, all of whom have previously served on the board [...]

By | November 23rd, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments