Do you have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, overweight, poor diet, consume excessive alcohol, smoke, do not undertake regular exercise, or suffer chronic stress? If any of these factors apply to you, then your lifestyle could be taking you down the path of chronic disease and ill-health. The good news is, you can do something about it with some support and appropriate advice.
The evidence for lifestyle modification interventions in preventing chronic disease is now overwhelming. As a Lifestyle Advisor to SA Health, John Wibrow is an experienced evidence-based practitioner who can facilitate your goal setting and help you to develop an action plan. The plan sometimes includes referrals to other health professionals and the process includes providing regular feedback and follow up as appropriate.
During your initial consultation, your lifestyle risk will be assessed using evidence-based risk assessment tools associated with diabetes risk and other risk factors such as smoking, nutrition, alcohol misuse, physical inactivity and stress.Where appropriate, eligible clients may be referred for free lifestyle advise within the SA Health ‘Do It For Life’ program (http://www.health.sa.gov.au/Default.aspx?tabid=527).
It's never too late to take control of your health and well-being and to discover the power of an integrative approach to achieving optimal wellness and a lifetime of good health. Do it for life!