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GPs need to start prescribing lifestyle medicine

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I totally agree. Patient education is essential. As GPs we try to negotiate shared management plans. In reality, people come looking for a "solution" or an easy fix. The perception among a number of people is that the pills are the first line of treatment. I hope there is an onslaught from public health to try and educate our Brexit-voting population. Hats off to Dr. Malhotra for his continued and (as far as I'm concerned) high-profile media campaign. And hats off to Clare Gerada for this article.

Posted date

22 Jul 2016

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10:53am

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