It sometimes seems as if everyone around us is being diagnosed with a chronic illness—and that we might soon join them.
In Disease-Proof, leading specialist in preventive medicine Dr. David Katz draws upon the latest scientific evidence and decades of clinical experience to explain how we can slash our risk of every major chronic disease—heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, dementia, and obesity—by an astounding 80%. Dr. Katz arms us with skillpower: a proven, user-friendly set of tools that helps us make simple behavioral changes that have a tremendous effect on our health and well-being. Inspiring, groundbreaking, and prescriptive, Disease-Proof proves making lasting lifestyle changes is easier than we think.
David Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, is an internationally renowned expert in chronic disease prevention and weight management. He is a specialist in preventive medicine, and the founding director of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center.
Stacey Colino’s writing has appeared in the Washington Post Health Section and in dozens of national magazines including Newsweek, Real Simple, Health, Prevention, Parents, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Self, Shape, Woman’s Day, Good Housekeeping, and more. She lives in Maryland.
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