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"Faith and Family Medicine"

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Presenter:  Pat Jonas, MD
a.      What is Family Medicine?
b.      How does a Christian Family Physician mix faith with patient care?
c.      What is the Human Centered Health Home? 
d.      What is the 5-5-5?
e.      How might prayer affect heart health?
Honoring God’s Creation, Validating Human Worth and Uniqueness, Sharing Uncertainty, Celebrating Successes
Practice five health behaviors:
Exercise (aka, Movement) e.g. “TV Toning Ball”, Control BP,  Control Weight (Body Mass Index), Control Cholesterol, Control Stress
Whole-Hearted Prayer balances the autonomic nervous system 
 i.     Decreases traditional “sympathetic over-drive”                                                             ii.     Increases parasympathetic tone                                                            iii.     Increases DHEA 
iv.     Decreases cortisol, bp, weight, glucose, cholesterol, triglycerides
 v.     Decreases plaque buildup, heart attacks and strokes