The art and science of chronic disease management come together in a lifestyle-focused approach to primary care

Garry Egger, D. Katz, M. Sagner, J. Dixon, J. Stevens

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Changes in patterns of living result in changes in the nature and causes of disease. The industrial revolution of the late 18th century, and the technological revolution of the late 20th century are cases in point. The former was associated with a decline in infectious diseases; the latter with an increase in lifestyle and environmentally induced chronic diseases. Health practices are typically modified to deal with such changes, hence the recent rise in interest in lifestyle-oriented forms of clinical practice.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1406-1409
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Clinical Practice
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2014
Externally publishedYes

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