Lifestyle Medicine Consultations

Welcome to Emdoc Health Lifestyle Medicine

Dr. Kate McCann is a certified Lifestyle Medicine doctor. She is a Member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and the British Society for Lifestyle Medicine.

Empowering patients to be advocates for their own health

Empowering patients to be advocates for their own health.

Patient-centered care focusing on lifestyle medicine and health education

Patient-centered care focusing on lifestyle medicine and health education.

Setting a new standard for healthcare in Ireland

Setting a new standard for healthcare in Ireland.

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Meet the Doctor

Dr. Kate McCann

Dr. Kate McCann is a lifestyle medicine physician and creator of the social media project “Emdoc Heath”. Dr. McCann is a Member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and the British Society for Lifestyle Medicine. She has an international diploma in lifestyle medicine and certification from The Strategic Centre for Obesity Professional Education (SCOPE). In 2018, Dr. McCann created the social media project now titled “Emdoc Health” with the goal of promoting health education and health literacy for families.

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Clinic Services

Private consultation

Private Consultation

One-on-one appointments available for assessment for prevention or treatment of chronic lifestyle-related diseases.

Group Medicine

Group Medicine

Group visits are medical appointments in which multiple patients are seen simultaneously by the physician in a supportive group setting and the focus is upon the actual delivery of medical care.

Personal Medical Advising

Personal Medical Advising

Appointments are available for personal medical advising or medical discernment. What is that? Well, it’s the smart and fact-checked alternative to Dr. Google.

Medical Education Services

Medical Education Services

Virtual medical education sessions that focus on general family health topics. These will be held twice a week.

About

What is Lifestyle Medicine?

Lifestyle Medicine involves the use of evidence-based lifestyle changes. This includes healthy eating, physical activity, good sleep, reducing stress, reducing risk, and positive social connection.

In lifestyle medicine, changes to how you live is the first and most important step. It can be easy for both experts and patients to say – but hard to do. It’s easier if and more effective if you partner with a doctor who is specially trained and certified to do this.

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What is Lifestyle Medicine

Lifestyle medicine can prevent, treat and often reverse conditions such as pre-diabetes, obesity, Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or symptoms due to conditions such stress or polycystic ovarian syndrome. It can reduce risk of many types of cancer and reduce your risk of stroke or heart disease.

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Vomiting Bug:  No one wants it

Vomiting Bug: No one wants it

Vomiting Bug. Yep, this post is all about the  and the . It's going around again. The commonest cause for this is a norovirus outbreak (sometimes called the winter vomiting bug). However, it is worth noting that Covid can also cause diarrhoea and vomiting! Norovirus...

So how much caffeine is too much caffeine?

So how much caffeine is too much caffeine?

This week, the Irish media has been covering 2 cardiac arrests from overconsumption of caffeine in enery drinks. However, this is not completely new and other countries have raised concerns recently.  Let's look at the science: Caffeine is the most widely consumed...

Sunday Batch Cook

Sunday Batch Cook

If there is one theme I hear all the time from patients, it is not that don't know that they need to eat healthy - it is that they just don't have the time to do it.  Too often, high salt, high sugar take-aways and convenience foods are an answer to being too busy,...

I can’t replace your GP or alternative medicine.

Emdoc Health Lifestyle medicine is not primary care.

There is no nutribabble, no fad diets, no misleading promises of miracle short-cuts. Lifestyle medicine is actually the foundation of conventional medicine. All current clinical practice guidelines for the most common lifestyle-related chronic diseases already support lifestyle medicine as the first line of treatment – before medications. Pressures in modern healthcare systems mean this part gets overlooked.