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Getting involved is easy and fun:

FROM JUNE TO OCTOBER 2024


  • Chronic Disease Month™ Proclamation
    Contact your city mayor, governor, or federal government officials and decision-makers requesting a declaration of support to make Chronic Disease Lifestyle Medicine Solutions a priority in their administration and public health policies.
  • Chronic Disease Awareness MonthOCTOBER
    Host podcasts, write articles, interview health leaders, organize lectures, post on social media, and do what you can to educate and inspire your community, health leaders, and governments about the Chronic Disease Epidemic and Lifestyle-Based Root-Cause Solutions.


FROM OCTOBER 1-24, 2024


  • Lifestyle Medicine Summit Oct 18-24, 2024 - Highlight 💥
    Share and learn from 50+ world-renowned leaders with actionable, evidence-based protocols to prevent, reduce, and reverse chronic symptoms. We'll live-stream the 7-day event on our summit website and select social media platforms.

The time to fix healthcare is NOW!

Speak up and demand a change in healthcare from managing to preventing and resolving chronic symptoms.

Do you suffer from Chronic Symptoms?

Obesity, diabetes, heart, auto-immune, digestive, addictions, depression, anxiety, or loneliness? Chronic diseases are out of control and affect over 65% of adults and youth, reducing productivity, and life expectancy, and bankrupting our economy.¹

For Health Professionals

The majority of physicians and healthcare providers suffer from burnout, overwhelm, and frustration about healthcare as it is now. Join Chronic Disease Solutions Month™ and the Lifestyle Medicine Summit Oct 18-24, demand healthcare improvements, and start writing micro-habit Lifestyle Prescriptions®.

Evidence-Based Root-Cause Solutions

Research clearly shows that most non-communicable, chronic health issues can be substantially reduced or reversed through comprehensive evidence-based lifestyle medicine improvements and with the help of certified Lifestyle Medicine Practitioners and Health Coaches.²

The Chronic Disease Solutions Month™ October

The Chronic Disease Solutions Month™ is an annual awareness campaign focused on educating the public about chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes, obesity, pain, depression, anxiety, and cancer. Thousands of volunteer ambassadors host local or online events (lectures, podcasts, articles, and more) about prevention, lifestyle-based medicine, and health coaching.

The Chronic Disease Proclamation (Petition)

"We, the People, call on governments and presidential candidates to prioritize solutions that address the root causes of chronic diseases in their administrative agendas and public health policies by investing in preventive measures and lifestyle-based medicine, ensuring universal accessibility to these resources."

* The specific policy suggestions will be defined by our proclamation healthcare committee and published on this website by October 1, 2024

Why join Chronic Disease Month™?

Enough is Enough. We need to stand up and urge governments and healthcare leaders to provide options for the billions of people suffering from chronic health issues. True change will happen if you and millions join Chronic Disease Month™ because the winning formula is a strong grassroots movement supported by our government leaders and decision-makers.

Let Your Voice Be Heard.

Join Chronic Disease Month, host a local or online event, share your story, and inspire your community.

Government Declaration of Support

Our volunteer team will submit the proclamation to city mayors, county, state, and federal governments by October 1, 2024, requesting a declaration of support to make Chronic Disease Root-Cause Solutions a priority in their administration and public health policies.

Join 100,000+ Health Professionals & Health Lovers for the Largest Global Lifestyle Medicine and Health Coaching Event in 2024

The highlight of Chronic Disease Month™ and our global campaign is the

With 50+ Politicians and World leaders in Lifestyle / Integrative / Functional / Holistic Medicine sharing actionable root-cause solutions and policies to resolve the Chronic Disease Epidemic.

2024 and Previous Presenters include:

JOHANNES R. FISSLINGER, M.A.

Summit Host, Author, Founder Lifestyle Prescriptions® University & Dr. HealthiWealthi™ Coaching

DR. MARIO RUSSO

Current Minister of Health Argentina, Cardiologist

BETH FRATES, MD, FACLM

President-Elect American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Director Lifestyle Medicine Dept. Massachusetts General Hospital

DAVID KATZ, MD

Founding Director Yale University’s Prevention Research Center

CRISTIAN DELLEPIANE MD

Argentina Lifestyle Medicine Association (AAMEVi)

DEAN ORNISH MD

Best-selling author, Founder Preventive Medicine Research Institute

LEIGH-ANN WEBSTER, NBHWC

Executive Director National Board for Wellness & Health Coaching

JOEL FUHRMAN, MD

Board-Certified Family Physician, Seven-Time New York Times bestselling author

ROBERT PEARL, MD

Former Kaiser Permanente Medical Group CEO, Stanford University School of Medicine

IZABELLA NATRINS (UKIHCA)

CEO UK & International Health Coaching Association

MARK HYMAN, MD

Director UltraWellness Center, Founder Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, New York Times best-selling author

BRUCE LIPTON PHD

Author Biology of Belief and the Honeymoon Effect. A leading voice in Epigenetics and Spirituality

BERNIE SIEGEL, MD

Pioneer in Mind-Body Medicine, Bestselling Author

DR. AINHOA DE FEDERICO

Research Professor at the University of Toulouse, Founder Clearsight Method

DR. WILLIAM LI

World-renowned physician, scientist, cancer researcher, New York Times bestselling author

OCEAN ROBBINS

Co-Founder Food Revolution Network

MOHAMMAD YAMANI MD

Owner All-Care Medical, Ornish Provider, Lifestyle Prescriptions® University Chief Medical Officer, Value-Based Medicine Expert

MICHAEL ARLOSKI, PH.D., PCC

PCC, Psychologist, Founder & CEO Real Balance Global Wellness, Co-Founder NBHWC

SHAGUFTA FEROZ MD

Director Riphah Institute of Lifestyle Medicine, Pakistan Association of Lifestyle Medicine

WAYNE S. DYSINGER, MD, MPH

Founder Lifestyle Medical, Chair American/Intl. Board of Lifestyle Medicine, Faculty at Loma Linda University

DR. MOYOSORE MAKINDE

Family Physician, President, Society of Lifestyle Medicine of Nigeria

SIVA POOBALASINGAM MD

President Malaysian Society of Lifestyle Medicine

STEPHAN HERZOG

Executive Director

American and International Boards of Lifestyle Medicine

DRA. SILVIA LAGROTTA

President, Brazilian College of Lifestyle Medicine, Take Care BR Clinic

VICTOR SAADIA

Founder and Executive Director of the Mexican Association of Lifestyle Medicine (AMMEV)

SANDRA SCHEINBAUM PHD

Founder Functional Medicine Coaching Academy

DR. TOM O'BRYAN

Bestselling Author, Autoimmune, Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity (NCGS), Celiac Disease (CD)

NEAL BARNARD MD

Author, Researcher, Founding President Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

REHAM GARASH, MD,

Founder Holistic Wellness Academy, MSc, DipIBLM, FAAMFM, ABAARM

DAWSON CHURCH, PH.D.

Energy Psychology Researcher, Best-Selling Author

MARCI SHIMOFF

New York Times bestselling author, transformational teacher and happiness expert

DR. RITAMARIE LOSCALZO

Nutrition and Women's Health Authority, Founder Institute of Nutritional Endocrinology

The Chronic Disease Epidemic

The shocking reality is that over 1 billion people worldwide suffer from one or more chronic symptoms. Over 75% of those hospitalized with COVID had pre-existing chronic conditions.¹


Obesity, diabetes, heart, auto-immune, digestive, addictions, and other chronic diseases are out of control.

Patients deserve and demand options and a choice of treatment in addition to medical management of chronic conditions.

Families, parents, and children suffer unnecessarily because they are not being told about evidence-based lifestyle healthcare options.

Healthcare needs to change

Healthcare systems must pivot towards preventive and integrated care to effectively combat chronic diseases, which now dominate global health burdens.


The current reactive, acute-care model falls short in managing conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and obesity, which demand long-term, holistic approaches.


By focusing on prevention, addressing lifestyle factors, and tackling social determinants of health, healthcare can significantly reduce the prevalence and impact of these diseases.


Such a shift not only promises better health outcomes but also offers a sustainable path forward, reducing the overwhelming costs associated with chronic disease management.

Prevention and Lifestyle Medicine WORK

The majority of non-communicable, chronic health issues like diabetes, heart disease, obesity, cancer, depression, and anxiety can be reversed through comprehensive Lifestyle Medicine protocols and with the help of certified Lifestyle Medicine Practitioners and Health Coaches.¹


Based upon proven results in numerous scientific studies and journal articles ¹, the following conditions will almost certainly show improvement: Hypertension Diabetes Obesity Early prostate cancer Gall & Kidney stones Rheumatoid arthritis Ulcerative colitis Crohn's disease Depression Anxiety Pain and many others ...

The Root-Causes of Chronic Disease

Unhealthy Nutrition

Toxins, chemicals, excessive sugar sodas, low-quality carbs and proteins, and more.

Lack of Exercise

Sedentary lifestyle, lack of exercise & more.

Psychosocial & Life Stress

Chronic disease-inducing work, financial, relationship, emotional, and mental stress including lack of regenerative sleep.

Loneliness & Lack of Support

Change of social and family structures, lack of a supportive and loving environment.

Why join Chronic Disease Month & The Summit?

Feel healthier and happier

Imagine a life without chronic symptoms living longer and better.

Save healthcare cost

Save healthcare expenses for yourself and your family.

Get coaching support

Get professional support and improve one habit at a time.

Patient-centered healthcare

Access to Lifestyle Medicine-trained Physicians and Health Professionals.

Support your family & community

A healthy you means a healthier and more productive family, community, and country.

"Chronic Disease Month™ is not a war against Chronic Diseases but about implementing evidence-based root-cause solutions in healthcare."

Johannes R. Fisslinger, Founder Lifestyle Prescriptions® University

Share your story. Inspire millions.

Host an event & podcast, share a video & banner, and demand your government to invest in Prevention and Lifestyle-Based Medicine.

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Chronic Disease Month™ and Lifestyle Medicine Summit are coordinated by the Lifestyle Medicine University Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit volunteer charity organization with the mission to inspire healthy and conscious living through national or global awareness campaigns and scholarships in partnership with our affiliate, media, and institutional partners. Our partners may receive commission payments. Summit proceeds benefit Lifestyle Medicine and Health Coaching Leadership in Healthcare by providing degree program scholarships to health professionals in disadvantaged communities.


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