What is Lifestyle Medicine?
Lifestyle Medicine is a newer branch of medicine that educates and supports patients make healthier life choices to prevent, reduce, or reverse disease. Diet, exercise, and stress management are important factors affecting health and wellness. Personal choices can direct people towards a path of health or a path of disease. Dr. Tallio believes that with proper education and compassionate support, patients prefer the healthier choice.
Dr. Tallio is a diplomate of the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine and a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. She is part of a movement to empower patients to make healthy lifestyle changes so there is less reliance on the medical system.