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When Standardized Diets Don’t Work for Your Patient

Studies question the role of glycemic index and standardized dietary plans for a wide range of patients. What do you need to know to personalize dietary recommendations for your patients?

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The Role of Nutrition in Mental Health

Chronic conditions, including mental illness, are on the rise, but new tools and strategies exist to help patients with these issues adopt new dietary habits and improve their outcomes.

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How Brain Injury Affects Sleep Cycles

Mild traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are frequent and can have long-lasting objective and subjective effects. How do TBIs affect quality and quantity of sleep?

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Treating SIBO and Its Comorbidities

Nutrition interventions that reduce the fermentation of carbohydrates in the gut can help restore a healthy balance among gut bacteria. Of the many choices for treating small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), which food plans work best for restoring balance in the gut microbiome?

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New Approaches to Autism Treatment

Research continues to support the idea that individuals with autism have widespread neural disruption. What does this mean for our interventions for these patients?

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Facebook Live with Dale Bredesen, MD

Watch the rebroadcast of IFM’s Facebook Live conversation with internationally renowned expert in the mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, Dr. Dale Bredesen, where he answered participant questions and discussed his new book, “The End of Alzheimer’s.”

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Improving Pediatric Asthma Care

Pediatric asthma is a major cause of both emergency room and acute primary care visits for children. With new strategies and tools, primary care clinicians can help these patients achieve better outcomes.

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Update Your Treatments for Cardiometabolic Conditions

Shilpa P. Saxena, MD, practiced family medicine as she was trained in medical school and residency, until she realized that there was more she could do for her patients.

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Functional Medicine: A Solution When Adoption of Clinical Research Is Slow

It takes an estimated 17 years for new medical research to become the standard of care. Functional Medicine dramatically reduces that gap with cutting-edge, evidence-based care to reduce costs, increase patient satisfaction, and improve outcomes.

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Experience What It's Like to Practice Functional Medicine

Imagine that Jay, a 65-year-old male, walks into your office. His primary concern is poor wound healing and high blood sugar. Personalized intervention using new tools can help achieve the best possible outcome.

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The New Era of Alzheimer’s Treatment with Dale Bredesen, MD

We are entering a truly revolutionary era for treatment of cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease. Read more from Dale Bredesen, MD, and get a sample chapter from “The End of Alzheimer’s.”

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A Better Approach to Treating GERD

Approximately a quarter of North America suffers from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), yet the common, frequently utilized GERD medications carry significantly increased health risks. What can you do to help GERD patients without causing their health to degrade in the long term? Learn safe, reliable strategies to treat GERD and other common gastrointestinal issues.

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