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In this inspiring episode, Dr Ukpong Nwankwo, a physician, healthcare advocate and breast cancer survivor, shares on the fears she experienced, as well as the impact of perspective during her cancer journey, and beyond.
You will learn:
· The influence of your perspective and the benefits of the right focus.
· The effect of thoughts on life’s outcomes – “If you have quality thoughts you will have quality results”.
· Keys to sustaining the motivation to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
· Importance of prioritising health screenings including mammography screening (if eligible), and regular breast self-examination.
· The role of a supportive community on the cancer journey.
Ukpong Nwankwo (M.D, FACP), is board certified in Internal Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Physicians, an honorary distinction awarded by the national organization that represents internists. She received a Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Medicine degree from the University of Ibadan in June 1987. After completing her residency in Internal Medicine, she served as the Chief Resident at the Meharry Medical College.
Dr. Nwankwo is the founder of Internal Medicine Associates and is a healthcare advocate with a special interest in obesity. She is also an Associate Professor of Medicine on adjunct faculty at Meharry Medical College.
In her spare time, she serves her local community providing education and awareness on healthy lifestyle. She's a caring listener who walks the journey of achieving desired, healthy weight with her clients, with a personalized touch. She has walked in those shoes; she knows how it feels.
Connect with Dr Ukpong Nwankwo via Instagram - @nwankwoj
Her book, titled ‘My Weight Makeover’, detailing her weight loss journey and the health challenges she faced and overcame is almost out in print, offering hope and time-tested principles that work. You can pre-order her book by following the link in her Instagram bio: preorder_myweightlossmakeover
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