How Health Coaching Is Combating Lifestyle Disease
Over the past several years,
The newest generation of fill a very unique, specialized role in healthcare. They don’t prescribe, diagnose, analyze, or treat. Rather, they work closely with clients (and oftentimes, their practitioners) to clarify their health and wellness goals, create actionable steps to achieve those goals, and facilitate permanent mindset shifts and behavior changes so they can master healthy habits that serve them for life.
Health Coaches Facilitate Habit Change
According to this recent article from the UK’s Epoch Times, “ has been shown to be one of the most effective methods for managing lifestyle diseases. It helps people make physical changes, such as losing weight, or lowering their cholesterol and blood pressure.”
The author, Ayse Cinar, goes on to discuss the benefits has had on diabetics in helping them to be more accountable for their own health and change behaviors that are impacting their condition. Cinar cites a study she was part of in Turkey and Denmark, where 150 diabetic patients worked with for a year and were able to reduce their 3-month blood glucose levels by 6%. (According to the International Diabetes Federation, a 1% reduction in 3-month blood glucose is considered to be a significant improvement in diabetes management.) Click here to read the full article.
Cinar states, “ is one of the most powerful ways of changing people’s mindsets for the long term.” And we at Health Coach Institute couldn’t agree more.
A Bright Future for Health Coaches
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