Functional Medicine News & Emerging Research
The idea of private-pay medicine is well established and familiar in most communities as thousands of doctors around the country now contract directly with their patients. Read More
$500 off AFMCP + Payment Plan Options Now Available!
Ever wanted to attend IFM's premier course, Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP)? Now is your chance.
To celebrate the new year and for the first time ever, IFM is giving everyone a $500 discount on the March 2018 offering of AFMCP and making it easier for clinicians to attend by providing payment plan options available until February 12, 2018. LEARN MORE
Despite some commonalities, the genetic heritability of autoimmune diseases is exceedingly variable, ranging from very high in Crohn's disease and ankylosing spondylitis to almost negligible in systemic sclerosis. One estimate is that less than 15% of genes related to autoimmune risk have been identified. Read More
The free Grand Rounds streaming video series, in collaboration with the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, will contain lectures on a wide range of clinical topics as well as the latest research by renowned clinicians, including Alessio Fasano, MD, Dale Bredesen, MD, Robert Hedaya, MD, DLFAPA, and more. Read More
Humans evolved with many parasites. At high doses, hookworm infection causes gastrointestinal symptoms and anemia, but in small doses, hookworms modulate the immune response, increasing immune tolerance. Read More
This year, IFM's Annual International Conference focuses in on autoimmune conditions. These conditions affect a wide range of patients, including many younger patients. To help clinicians meet the needs of the emerging pediatric autoimmune patients, the Annual International Conference has a pediatric track. Read More