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Help Patients Take Charge of their Health

There is no bigger need for health coaching than the Parkinson's population. Apathy, poor sleep, anxiety, and stress all contribute to poor quality of life which means frequent return visits to your office.

How Health Coaches Help



Increase Patient Engagement and Motivation

Engage patients in behavioral changes to improve overall health and reduce the amount of medical care they need
Patients build skills they need to take charge of their own health to have a lasting impact

Improve Sleep and Decrease Stress with Practical Tools


Educate on Eating to Support Brain and Gut Health

Working together to support healthy changes creating a greater quality of life

Learn More about How Health Coaching

Benefits You and Your Patients

Beth Frates MD
How a Health Coach Helps You

Elizabeth (Beth) Pegg Frates, MD

is a pioneer in lifestyle medicine education, is an award-winning teacher at Harvard, and currently works with patients to help them adopt and sustain healthy habits.

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Dr. Priscilla Pemu talks about the importance of health coaching for chronic illnesses.
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evidence based research

The effects of health coaching on adult patients with chronic diseases: A systematic review
Collaborative deliberation: A model for patient care
The effectiveness of wellness coaching for improving quality of life
Improving Chronic Disease Self-Management by Older Home Health Patients through Community Health Coaching
Cost-effectiveness analysis for a tele-based health coaching program for chronic disease in primary care
Do People With Existing Chronic Conditions Benefit From Telephone Coaching? A Rapid Review
How Effective Is Health Coaching in Reducing Health Services Expenditures?
The effectiveness of Health Coaching among VA healthcare system users (BOOK)
Health Coaching as a Lifestyle Medicine Process in Primary Care
Development of the Integrated Parkinson's Care Network (IPCN): using co-design plan to plan collaborative care for people with Parkinson's Disease
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