"Lifestyle 180": Cleveland Clinic 1-year program promises to reverse chronic disease through lifestyle modification

During the past 5 years, the Cleveland Clinic has moved aggressively to expand from illness management to wellness management. They even have a Wellness Institute. One example of its programs is Lifestyle 180 (R) which is "designed to reverse" the effects of chronic disease through lifestyle modification.

Here is a 5-minute video about the program from the Clinic YouTube channel:

The program focuses on nutrition, exercise, and stress management. The yearlong program is available at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute campus located in Lyndhurst, Ohio.


Lifestyle medicine

Interactive wellness guide by Cleveland Clinic

Lifestyle 180 (PDF)

Disclaimer: I was on faculty at Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University as Assistant Professor of Medicine until 2008.

Comments from Twitter:

Meenakshi Budhraja @gastromom: Like>>

Linda Pourmassina,MD @LindaP_MD: "the $3,000 fee for this program represents a fraction of the increasingly high co-pays for doctor visits and medications."

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