Tag Archives: Precision

Precision nutrition plant based diet

On the surface, a plant-based diet sounds simple. Obviously, a plant-based diet centers on plants: fruits, veggies, whole grains, nuts, seeds, beans and legumes. Strictly speaking, it excludes all animal products, including not only meat but eggs and dairy. What all plant-based diets have in common is that they emphasize eating mostly minimally processed plant… Read More »

UPMC's data mission: balance population health and precision medicine

As both provider and payer, UPMC is not just an IDS, it’s an IDFS – what Chief Innovation Officer Dr. Rasu Shrestha describes as an “integrated delivery financial system.” Managing those twin imperatives at such as high level means lots and lots of data. “We have a lot of data across the health services group,”… Read More »

Pricey Precision Medicine Often Financially Toxic For Cancer Patients

Kristen Kilmer hugs her 12-year-old daughter at their home in Spearfish, S.D.(Kristina Barker for KHN) When Kristen Kilmer was diagnosed with incurable breast cancer at age 38, her first thought was of her 8-year-old daughter. Kilmer lost her own mother as a teenager and was determined to get more time with her only child. Kilmer… Read More »

The Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification: Frequently Asked Questions.

On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018, we’re opening registration for the Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification, the world’s most respected nutrition education program. The Precision Nutrition Certification gives you the knowledge, systems, and tools you need to understand how nutrition influences a person’s health and fitness. Plus the ability to turn that knowledge into a thriving practice.… Read More »