Okay....we have a support group :) Yeah.... Please RSVP only if you have joined the program and are doing the 28 with the group. See you on Monday!
Wiwat Integrated Lifestyle Medicine
Now is the time to get started on your own path to wellness and weight loss!
FREE OVERVIEW AT WIWAT
10 Richardson Ave., Wakfield, MA
28 day Wiwat Spectrum Challenge
*Initial Medical Evaluation including Lifestyle Medicine vital signs and bloodwork with a post Challenge follow up.
*A step-wise 28 day dietary makeover incorporating a whole food, plant-based diet.
*Burst exercise instruction for daily activity maintenance and metabolic activation.
*Weekly meetings available for support and exchange of ideas and overcoming barriers including recipe exchange and examples of food preparation.
*Virtual coaching and social media support available.
The 28 day Spectrum Challenge is covered by insurance and includes an initial assessment by Dr. Witkowski and a follow up assessment including Lifestyle vital signs and bloodwork. For those who choose not to use insurance, it is $99.00 for the 4 weeks which includes 4 one hour classes and lots and lots of support.
This is something I am interested in and have started to eat more salads and fruit and things from the earth :) My nutritionish recommended this and I am hoping to make 2013 a new year and hope to lose some weight and lower my blood pressure and keep my cholesterol in check. Hitting 50 has me trying to get my body healthy and happy! Anyone feeling the same and interested in joining me feel free to RSVP and check it out with me, we can have a support team!
More info about WIWAT below:
Lifestyle Medicine is the therapeutic use of evidence-based lifestyle interventions to treat and prevent lifestyle related diseases in a clinical setting. It empowers individuals with the knowledge and life skills to make effective behavior changes that address the underlying causes of disease.
Primary Lifestyle Medicine Tools:
- Nutrient Rich Foods
- Adequate Sleep
- Stress Management
- Smoking Cessation
- Lifestyle Design
Primary Lifestyle Medicine Diagnoses:
- Type 2 diabetes
- Coronary artery disease
Mission Statement: To provide a facility, both physical and virtual, of customized, comprehensive, evidence-based, integrative Lifestyle Medicine that includes measurable outcomes for people to conquer chronic disease and achieve optimal health through self-care and lifestyle changes. Vision: To create a physical and virtual community of optimum health, integrating patient care with businesses and government. To be an educational resource for health care providers and achieve excellence through commitment and teamwork.
Daniel J. Witkowski, MD is the founding physician of Wiwat Integrated Lifestyle Medicine, where he is dedicated to educating individuals, families, and other medical practitioners on how to obtain optimal health and treat chronic disease through nutrition, fitness, stress management and lifestyle design. Additionally, he continues to practice Obstetrics and Gynecology at Women's Healthcare Associates.
Certification in Plant Based Nutrition: T. Colin Campbell Foundation, Cornell University, 2012
Internship and Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology at Sinai Hospital Baltimore, MD, 1993
Doctor of Medicine: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1989
Master of Science: Tufts University, Medford, MA, 1985
Bachelor of Science: Stonehill College, North Easton, MA, 1983
American College of Lifestyle Medicine
Institute of Lifestyle Medicine
Team Leader, Voluntary Review of Quality Care, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fellow
Massachusetts Medical Society
New England Obstetrics and Gynecology Society
Dr. Witkowski enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, cooking, fishing, skiing, and relaxing on a morning run.