Lifestyle Factors & The Prevention Movement. Diane B. Wilson EdD, RD Mary S. McLellan MS,RD Medical University of South Carolina.
Diane B. Wilson EdD, RD
Mary S. McLellan MS,RD
Medical University of South Carolina
Developed as part of an Enhanced AHEC Community Partnership for Health Professions Workforce and Educational Reform project funded by the Health Resource and Service Administration (HRSA)
“Genes load the gun.Lifestyle pulls the trigger”
Dr. Elliot Joslin
“Tobacco is the most important single preventable cause of death in the United States today” USDHHS, 1990
“If exercise came in a bottle, it would be the most widely prescribed medicine known to man.”
To what extent does behavior change require
Personal Responsibility ?
Changes in Policy, Regulations, Culture ?