Type 2 diabetes is an epidemic of staggering proportions and threatens the quality of life for millions of individuals. However, the prevalence of this chronic disease also provides opportunities for the Adventist physician to guide their patients back to optimum wellness through health principles. We will explore the underlying pathophysiologic mechanisms for diabetes and how lifestyle intervention can make a difference.
Discuss the recent scientific literature from peer reviewed literature that identifies the impact of lifestyle intervention on diabetes
Review the pathophysiologic principles that influence the prognosis of lifestyle intervention.
Outline specific interventions that are effective in prolonging lifestyle changes.
October 30, 2015, 2:00 PM
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