On Saturday, 10th August 2019 our second cohort of Diploma students will sit an externally invigilated MCQ exam in Edinburgh to gain an internationally-recognised Certification in Lifestyle Medicine.
Scientists are telling us we are entering a new epoch. The last one has lasted 12,000 years, covers years of stable climate and is called the Holocene epoch. The new epoch is called the Anthropocene, the first created by mankind
Sitting in a small cold room with more than 50 patients waiting outside in a very deprived area of Pakistan, is probably not what most imagine to be an ideal setting for a lifestyle clinic. Yet there I was discussing healthy lifestyle habits with my 9th diabetic patient in row.
I signed up for the Diploma in Lifestyle Medicine for many reasons. And there is no doubt that the course has benefited so many aspects of my practice as a GP. But the more skills I gain in treating patients using non-drug modalities