Wednesday 2nd September 2020 at 7pm BST

Preventing Dementia with a Healthy Lifestyle

by Dr Alicja Baczynska, Specialist Registrar in Geriatric Medicine

Hosted by Rohini Bajekal, Nutritionist & Board Member of Plant-Based Health Professionals UK
(CPD Accredited with 1 CPD Hour from the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine)

Why should I join this webinar?

  • Learn about the underlying mechanisms of vascular dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and their relation to other chronic diseases
  • Explore several important studies in support of lifestyle changes to prevent and/or treat early cognitive problems
  • Understand what recommendations can be made and resources that can be used for clients/patients who wish to optimise their chances of avoiding dementia

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About the speaker

Dr Alicja Baczynska is a Specialist Registrar in Geriatric Medicine working in Wessex Deanery in the South of England. She completed her medical undergraduate training in Gdansk, Poland in 2005 and has lived in the UK since. She has been an NHS doctor for 13 years. She received a MPhil degree from the University of Southampton in 2018.

Dr Baczynska developed an interest in plant-based nutrition in 2015. She completed the Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and eCornell in 2019. She has contributed lectures on dementia and frailty to Dr Kassam’s nutrition course at the University of Winchester.
In 2019, she became a Board-Certified Lifestyle Medicine Physician. The focus of her future work will be on prevention and root-cause treatment of cognitive and physical frailty, introduction of lifestyle medicine into hospital clinical practice as well as raising awareness of the power of plant-based nutrition.

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