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Lifestyle Medicine

"Scientific evidence overwhelmingly supports the efficacy of Lifestyle Medicine."  Dr. Beth Frates, MD put it this way:

"In lifestyle medicine, I work to empower people to adopt healthy habits so that they can enjoy a healthy body, a peaceful mind and a joyful heart." 

The rise in chronic disease trends and related healthcare spending in the United State and in many other countries around the world is unsustainable. Type 2 diabetes alone is a looming global pandemic with incalculable consequences.

This being said, there is GOOD NEWS.

The good news is that 80% or more of all healthcare spending in the U.S. is tied to the treatment of conditions rooted in poor lifestyle choices. Chronic diseases and conditions—such as hypertension, heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis, multiple types of cancer—are among the most common, costly and preventable of all health conditions."Lifestyle Medicine has the power to not only prevent, treat and in many cases reverse disease, but also provide a solution for real health care reform." 

- American College of Lifestyle Medicine

Pamela is an Allied Professional member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and a Certified Lifestyle Medicine Coach. As an allied medical professional strongly trained, certified, and experienced with the highest credentials in lifestyle medicine, Pamela forms co-creative partnerships with each of her clients to empower them to set and achieve, to the highest degree possible, the changes they choose based on their own personal vision of their personal health and their lives and deeply felt personal values.

Lifestyle medicine is the foundation of the Integrative Health Coaching and Mindfulness services Pamela offers. The Duke Wheel of Health demonstrates this approach to maximizing your health and wellness in every area of your life. Click the highlight above to see and examine the Duke Wheel of Health.


Pamela does not diagnose or prescribe any medical treatment. She provides Lifestyle Medicine information and referral when appropriate consistent with her professional training, experience and credentialing. 

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