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Lifestyle medicine and use of technology in current healthcare
  1. Rabbanie Tariq Wani
  1. Department of Preventive & Social Medicine (Community Medicine), Government Medical College, Srinagar, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Rabbanie Tariq Wani, Government Medical College, Srinagar, 190010, India; drrabbanietariq{at}gmail.com

Abstract

Lifestyle medicine is growing at a rapid pace globally and for its advent, the use of technology is still wavy. With the boom in technology, healthcare related technology has become inconspicuous and an obligatory component for improvisation of lifestyle medicine. The spread of lifestyle medicine has to go hand in hand with technology utilisation for research purpose as well as for practicing lifestyle medicine. There is a biassed opinion among masses against technology for disturbing the lifestyle of current generation. Since a lot has been written and propagated against technology in lifestyle medicine, there is a need to highlight the benefits of technology in lifestyle medicine and how it can improve the clinical practice of lifestyle medicine physicians. For this purpose, research and practice to use these devices should go together for benefit and spread of lifestyle medicine.

  • healthcare
  • lifestyle medicine
  • technology
  • physical activity
  • Rabbanie's classification
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  • Contributors RTW conceptualised, framed and composed the manuscript and approved the manuscript before final publication.

  • Funding The author has not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

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  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement All data relevant to the study are included in the article.

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