The acute case for chronic health: Why two pandemics are better than one

The fight against COVID-19 and chronic disease is one and the same.


Hear from Dr. David Katz, a leading expert on lifestyle medicine and the prevention of chronic disease, about the connection between COVID-19 and chronic conditions, and how simply changing our daily behaviours could save lives.

The constant news cycle surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic reminds us daily of the lives and livelihoods that have tragically been claimed by this disease. But why aren’t we talking about the annual death toll of chronic disease? The fact is, we're facing two pandemics. Fortunately, we can fight both with the same treatment—a healthy lifestyle.

In this replay, you'll learn:

  • How the chronic disease pandemic worsened the COVID-19 pandemic
  • The lifestyle habits to avoid for chronic disease prevention
  • The role diet plays in our longevity and our ability to fight disease

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