Reversing Metabolic Syndrome with Personalized Lifestyle Medicine

Happy couple, DrEpperly.comOne in 3 Americans have metabolic syndrome—a cluster of conditions that can lead to type 2 diabetes and heart disease , which can be preventable or reversible through a clinically proven lifestyle medicine program.

If you have 3 of the 5 following markers, you are at risk: 1) elevated waist circumference, 2) elevated triglycerides , 3) reduced HDL “good” cholesterol, 4) elevated blood pressure, and 5) elevated fasting glucose.

Change Your Health with the FirstLine Therapy Metabolic Syndrome Program

The FirstLine Therapy Metabolic Syndrome Program is a professionally supervised, personalized lifestyle modification plan. Designed by healthcare professionals, this program has been shown remarkably successful in helping individuals like you return to a path of extended health.

This is not a weight reduction program — it’s a disease reduction program. While weight loss often occurs, it’s only secondary to the primary goal helping you achieve and maintain a healthy body composition (lean-muscle-to-fat ratio ) to improve health, manage disease, feel better, and reduce your risk of more serious conditions.

The Support You Need to Succeed

FirstLine Therapy Is different. It’s structured with professional supervision to help you:

  • Establish realistic, personalized goals to improve health
  • Monitor your progress and help you stay on track
  • Learn how to eat and shop for healthy, nutritious foods that manage (not increase) cravings
  • Exercise in a way that builds muscle and gets rid of unwanted fat
  • Relax and manage unhealthy stress
  • Feel better and do more!

Lifestyle medicine is a specialized discipline. All FirstLine Therapy healthcare practitioners must undergo an intense certification process.

Here at Advanced Integrative Healthcare, we are serious about getting to the root cause of illness.  And that is why we have Betsy Jacob, Certified Nurse Practitioner, as our certified Lifestyle Educator, to help you improve your health using FirstLine Therapy.  In most cases, FirstLine Therapy office visits are covered by your insurance if you have a medical diagnosis. Why not call our office today to see if FLT might help you?

Article courtesy of Metagenics, originator and developer of FirstLine Therapy

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