Research proves that exercise has a role in the treatment and prevention of more than 40 chronic diseases including diabetes, heart disease, obesity and hypertension.
The plan below provides you with a simple, fast and effective tool for using exercise as a ‘medicine’ to help prevent or manage many of the most common chronic health conditions. It will also help you approach your health care provider to discuss physical activity as a part of a disease prevention and management strategy.
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These resources are not a substitute for professional medical advice.
Please consult your physician before starting a physical activity program.
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Ever wonder who is using Exercise is Medicine? Check out these videos to see how Exercise is Medicine has changed the lives of Betty Lou Sweeney and Chad Johnson, and how FirstHealth of the Carolinas uses Exercise is Medicine for all patients.
Exercise is Medicine® Resources for the Public
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