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

Features

Featured articles from our authors and team.

The global impact of Lifestyle Medicine and what it means for you

A small contingent of delegates from Australia and New Zealand recently joined 1200 attendees from 35 countries at the largest ever conference of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) in Indianapolis. Three weeks later, a much smaller gathering of 130 delegates from around 30 countries met in Geneva to convene the very first [...]

By | November 14th, 2018|Tags: , |0 Comments

Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine named NGO of the Year at PRIME Awards [Media release]

In recognition of excellence in improving the health of Australians, the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ASLM) was awarded NGO of the Year at the 2018 PRIME Awards in Sydney, on Thursday 20th September. [Members of the ASLM board and management team accepting the award on Thursday night pictured above]. The PRIME Awards, now in [...]

By | September 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Board Certification in Lifestyle Medicine Growing in Australasia [Media release]

[Pictured: Candidates sitting the 2018 IBLM Board Certification Examination held on Monday 20 August in Brisbane, Australia] The Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine has announced that in 2018, 36 medical doctors, and five PhD/Masters level professionals, have been certified by the International Board of Lifestyle Medicine (IBLM). A further six degree-qualified health practitioners have [...]

By | September 12th, 2018|Tags: , |0 Comments

Lifestyle Medicine 2018 in review

With the overarching theme of ‘Enhancing health, Evolving care’, the third international conference on Lifestyle Medicine in science, health policy and clinical practice to be held in Australasia certainly was enriching! Approximately 550 delegates converged in Brisbane, Australia, to explore contemporary topics in Lifestyle Medicine, including personalised medicine, nutrigenomics, health technology, the microbiome, cardiovascular [...]

By | August 29th, 2018|Tags: , |0 Comments

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