GI Function & Dysfunction: Insights & Education

Gut Dysfunction & Chronic Conditions

For many chronic conditions, dysfunction starts in the gut. While this statement might seem transparent, the dynamic between gastrointestinal dysfunction and chronic disease is anything but simple; it is multifaceted, compelling, and complex. Research suggests that when the normal integrity of the GI tract is compromised, it can result in distant systematic complaints, even in the absence of overt GI symptoms.

How does a clinician unravel the many systemic diseases that are linked to GI dysfunction? Explore more below about how Functional Medicine addresses common issues related to GI dysfunction.

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Functional Medicine Advanced Practice Modules® (APM) GI


This module takes a whole systems approach to evaluating and treating not only local gastrointestinal disease, but many systemic diseases that are linked to GI dysfunction. It will discuss in detail the important laboratory evaluations to be considered, the appropriate clinical connections that must be made, and the treatment approaches that should be used.

+ Clinical competencies to be mastered through the module

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GI 2023

Livestream cONFERENCE
in Pacific Time (PT)
September 29 - October 1, 2023

  • Up to 18.25 CME Credits Available
  • More than 18 hours of lectures, Q&A sessions, and discussion
 Register Now: Sep 29 - Oct 1, 2023 (PT)

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GI Europe 2023

Rebroadcasted in Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
November 17 - 19, 2023

  • Up to 19.5 CPD Credits Available
  • Module content comprises recorded presentations that will be rebroadcast as a livestream

 Register Now: November 17 - 19 (GMT)

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