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Clinical Spotlight: An Interview With 2019 Linus Pauling Award Recipient Dr. Michael Stone

Jeffrey Bland, PhD, sits down with the 2019 Linus Pauling Award recipient P. Michael Stone, MD, MS, IFMCP, to discuss Dr. Stone’s contributions to Functional Medicine, his research, and his foundations.

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The Institute for Functional Medicine Announces AIC 2020

Advancements in Clinical Research and Innovative Practices in Functional Medicine

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IFM Governing Board of Directors Continues Planned Leadership Transitions

The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) today announced that Joseph E. Pizzorno, ND has been elected Chairman of its governing Board of Directors. Pizzorno’s two-year term will begin January 10, 2020, as current Chairwoman Laurie Hofmann completes her Board service. Current Vice-Chair Juliet Rogers will also transition from the governing Board after serving as a Director since 2013.

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New Publication Associates Functional Medicine with Improved Quality of Life

In a first-of-its-kind publication, researchers from Cleveland Clinic report that Functional Medicine care is associated with improved health-related quality of life.

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Mark Hyman to Release New Cookbook

IFM Board President of Clinical Affairs Mark Hyman, MD, is releasing a new cookbook entitled Food: What the Heck Should I Cook? The book focuses on a few key principles from the pegan (paleo/vegan) diet and helps readers learn how to create health by cooking with real whole foods.

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Glutathione Support With Deanna Minich

IFM educator Deanna Minich, PhD’s, latest article focuses on glutathione support.

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Managing SIBO Through Dietary Interventions

Dr. Fitzgerald shares how augmenting SIBO treatment with nutrition therapies helps patients in her clinic.

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The Promise of PROMIS: Practitioners Help Build the Functional Medicine Evidence Base

LivingMatrix added PROMIS-10, allowing clinicians to enter data into a database that can be used to track outcomes over time.

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How to Utilize Health Coaches in a Functional Medicine Practice

In an IFM video, Connie Arispe, MD, talks about her experience using a health coach in her Functional Medicine practice. This team-based approach helps patients focus on improving physiological, behavioral, psychological, and social outcomes.

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Doctor and Patient: Patrick Hanaway, MD

Functional Medicine leader Patrick Hanaway, MD, has been doctor and patient in 2019. He shares his health journey in a touching video.

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Opportunities & Challenges When Starting a Functional Medicine Practice

“We all entered into medicine to help other people who are suffering. When you build your own infrastructure and see it working, and see people healing as a direct result of your private practice, it brings a level of contentment and satisfaction that I simply don’t see among practitioners in large medical groups.” – Dan Kalish, My Practice Plan

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Food and Toxins: Safe Grilling and Frying Methods

The way a food is prepared can have a lasting impact on the body. Are your patients using meat cooking methods that produce toxins like HCAs, PAHs, and PFOAs?
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