Why does lifestyle matter?

[1] NHS Long term plan (2020) https://www.longtermplan.nhs.uk/

[2] NICE (2022), Multiple sclerosis in adults: management, NICE guideline [NG220] https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng220

[3] Livingston et al (2020) Dementia prevention, intervention and care doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30367-6

[4] Barbaresco et al (2018), Lifestyle Indices and Cardiovascular Disease Risk: A Meta-analysis 10.1016/j.amepre.2018.04.046

[5] Marcos-Delgado et al (2021)The Effect of Lifestyle Intervention on Health-Related Quality of Life in Adults with Metabolic Syndrome: A Meta-Analysis doi: 10.3390/ijerph18030887

[6] NHS (2020), Supported self-management summary guide https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/supported-self-management-summar…

[7] National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older Adults: Opportunities for the Health Care System. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/25663

[8] NHS Live well https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/

[9] The British Society of Lifestyle Medicine https://bslm.org.uk/ and their evidence pages https://bslm.org.uk/evidence-resources/

[10] See references within Overcoming MS ‘How a positive lifestyle impacts people with MS’ https://overcomingms.org/for-healthcare-professionals

[11] The Health Foundation (2016) Supporting self-management https://www.health.org.uk/sites/default/files/SupportingSelfManagement…

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