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Session = 1 CPD hour
In this session you’ll learn:
- Lifestyle choices including smoking and alcohol and the health impacts of these behaviours on health and wellbeing.
- Impact of obesity and the sedentary lifestyle and how these increase the risk of elevated blood lipids.
- Coronary artery disease and peripheral vascular disease.
- Practical advice on how a medical practitioner can work with patients to encourage positive lifestyle choices.
About the Presenter
Dr Joe Kosterich, MBBS
Doctor, speaker, author, media presenter and health industry consultant, Dr Joe Kosterich wants you to be healthy and get the most out of life. Dr Kosterich writes for numerous medical and mainstream publications and is a regular on radio and television. He is often called to give opinions in medico legal cases, is clinical editor of Medical Forum Magazine, adjunct professor (teaching) at UWA and a lecturer at Curtin Medical School.
Medical Advisor to Medicinal Cannabis company Little Green Pharma and Chairman of Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association, Dr Kosterich has self-published two books: Dr Joe’s DIY Health and 60 Minutes To Better Health, and maintains a website and blog with health information and commentary.
Previously he held senior positions in the Australian Medical Association and sat on numerous industry and government boards. He has extensive corporate experience in the setting up and management of medical centres and in helping businesses maintain a healthy
workforce. Through all this he continues to see patients as a GP each week.
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