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The faculty for the course, led by ACLM Founding President John Kelly, MD, MPH, ABLM-certified LM Specialist, are experts in the treatment of diabetes with Lifestyle Medicine. The course reviews the risk factors, pathophysiology and optimal medical approach to treating and reversing insulin resistance in all forms of diabetes. Most importantly, it includes the practical application of Lifestyle Medicine methods, guidelines, tools, programs and monitoring standards to successfully restore health to patients with type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance.
Lifestyle Medicine is defined as the use of a whole food, plant-predominant diet, regular physical activity, restorative sleep, stress management, avoidance of risky substances and positive social connection as the primary therapeutic modalities for treating and reversing chronic disease.
The 20-module course covers topics including key metabolic disturbances in the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance, insulin resistance and cognitive impairment, effective Lifestyle Medicine treatment modalities, the impact of fasting, medication de-escalation, achieving long-term patient success, considerations in setting up a program, and guidelines and recommendations for nutrition, sleep and physical activity.”It was a privilege to lead the faculty in creating this very much-needed training,” said Kelly. “We are confident this course will provide the knowledge to help turn the …
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