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Chronic Metabolic and Cardiovascular Disorders: Insights and Education

Transforming the Assessment, Prevention, and Management of Chronic Metabolic and Cardiovascular Disorders

Cardiometabolic Statistics Infographic

Over the last 10 years, researchers have discovered that controlling heart disease is not merely a matter of driving serum cholesterol down; 50% of people who have a heart attack have normal cholesterol levels. Why is this problematic? It means that for at least one out of every two patients having a heart attack, a clinician may not have addressed the risk factors that caused their heart attack. Research is shedding light on safer and more effective strategies of identifying important risk factors for preventing or reversing cardiometabolic disease, including advanced lipid assays and markers of oxidative stress, inflammation, hormone levels, and comprehensive body composition analysis.

In the following video, IFM educator Shilpa P. Saxena, MD, explains that insulin is a driving force that creates a cardiometabolic state that includes inflammation and adiposity:

The Elephant in the Room for Cardiac Health
 

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Microbiome and Cardiometabolic Conditions

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Cardiovascular Health & The Mouth

Reduce Atheroscletosis Risk

When to Suspect Metabolic Syndrome

Mental Health & Cardiac Health

Cardiac Health: Patient Education Tools


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Functional Medicine Advanced Practice Modules® (APM) Cardiometabolic

January 30-February 1, 2020 in Palm Springs, CA | Live Stream Icon Live Stream Available | Up to 17.25 CME Credits

IFM_SD0190This module will help clinicians understand the physiology underlying cardiometabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease, new approaches to effective assessments and treatments, and how to integrate these lifesaving tools into practice.

+ Clinical competencies to be mastered through the module
 
+ CME Information

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Functional Medicine Cardiometabolic Experts


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Exploring Functional Medicine: Personalized Treatments for Cardiometabolic Conditions

Exploring Functional Medicine
 

In just six hours, this interactive course will reveal new considerations for personalizing treatment of cardiometabolic conditions.

With an emphasis on treating underlying causes, advanced physical exam techniques, and ready-to-use tools, this course equips clinicians with the tools to immediately personalize prevention and treatment plans.

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