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Lifestyle Medicine - Mindful Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine

At Mindful Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, we believe in a holistic approach to your child's health. Our Lifestyle Medicine service, led by Dr. Priya Thomas, a Diplomate of the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine (DipABLM), focuses on incorporating healthy habits into daily routines to prevent and treat chronic diseases.


Empowering Your Child to Live a Balanced Life

Our goal is to empower your child to live a balanced life. We work with families in Johns Creek, Alpharetta, Cumming, Suwanee, Milton, Roswell, Norcross, Duluth, and surrounding areas, providing guidance on nutrition, physical activity, sleep, and stress management.


Dr. Priya Thomas - A Certified Lifestyle Medicine Specialist

Dr. Thomas has earned the DipABLM certification, given to physicians who have completed at least 30 hours of online CME in lifestyle medicine. This certification indicates that she has specialized knowledge and competency in lifestyle medicine, ensuring your child receives the best care possible.


Contact Us

To learn more about our Lifestyle Medicine services, visit our clinic in Johns Creek or contact us through our website:

  • What does a lifestyle doctor do?
    A lifestyle medicine doctor uses evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic interventions to treat chronic conditions. They focus on daily habits and behaviors, such as healthy eating, regular exercise, and stress management, to complement traditional medical approaches
  • Is lifestyle medicine legitimate?
    Yes, lifestyle medicine is a legitimate field. It's backed by strong science and focuses on the use of evidence-based lifestyle therapies—including a whole-food, plant-based diet, regular exercise, sleep, stress management, avoidance of risky substances like cigarettes and alcohol, and positive social connection—as the primary treatment
  • Is lifestyle medicine worth it?
    Lifestyle medicine can be particularly effective for preventing, treating, and even reversing chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and obesity. It's a proactive, evidence-based approach that addresses the root cause of disease before it arises by helping people adopt healthier behaviors
  • What does lifestyle medicine include?
    Lifestyle medicine includes six pillars of good health: a whole-food, plant-based diet; physical activity; restorative sleep; stress management; avoidance of risky substances; and positive social connection
  • What is lifestyle medicine most effective for treating?
    Lifestyle medicine is most effective for treating chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and obesity
  • Is lifestyle medicine plant-based?
    Yes, a key component of lifestyle medicine is a whole-food, plant-based diet. This diet is rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds, and it can lower inflammation as well as the risk of many chronic diseases
  • What are the lifestyle diseases in Kids?
    Lifestyle diseases in children can include obesity, asthma, type 2 diabetes, and mental health conditions. Unhealthy lifestyle choices, such as poor diet and lack of physical activity, contribute to these conditions
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