Don Brown

LifeOmic’ Don Brown on precision medicine vs precision health vs hyper wellbeing

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In this fifth episode, Don Brown, CEO LifeOmic, explains the nomenclature shift from precision medicine to precision health, details the firm footing his company has in precision health, how it’s now extending another foot forwards into hyper wellbeing. Lots of app, lifestyle medicine, lifespan, healthspan and biological age quantification chat.

Topics we discussed in this episode
  • Precision medicine vs precision health
  • Storage of panoramic health data/longitudinal datasets
  • Intermittent fasting
  • Institutional top-down and emerging bottom-up direct-to-consumer approaches to health
  • Precision health vs hyper wellbeing
  • Need to focus on aging itself as root cause of most diseases
  • Homeostasis
  • Healthspan vs lifespan
  • Lifestyles that accelerate aging
  • Lifestyles that decelerate aging
  • Biological age quantification
  • Using an app to decelerate aging, extend lifespan and increase healthspan
  • High insulin as age accelerator
  • Evolutionary medicine as age decelerator
  • Machines as overlords vs machines as health companions
  • Precision lifestyles guided by machines
  • Healthcare set for exponential changes ahead
  • Lack of nutritional training in medical school
  • Tendency of healthcare institutions to hoard data and doctors trained to limit data gathered
  • Hormesis
  • Our biological avatar models running in the cloud
  • Orthomolecular medicine and triage theory
  • In app integration of genomics, microbiome and other tests
  • In app gamification of “healthy living”
  • Mindfulness
  • Glucose ketone index
  • Tying lifestyle changes to rate of biological aging to change behavior
  • Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) and other supplements
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