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Increasing Obesity and T2D Rates Lead to More Strokes
in Younger Adults 
  
Often considered a disease of the older population, recent reports are indicating that an estimated 10% of stroke victims are less than 50 years of age and, according to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), ischemic stroke rates have risen in young adults aged between 24-50 years. The study further points out that hospitalization rates for stroke have also increased for both women and men-nearly double in the case of men...


Insights from Charles Serhan, PhD on SPMs  
Can SPMs be used as preventative supplements in healthy people?
 
In this short video, we ask Dr. Charles Serhan of Harvard Medical School how SPMs can be used as preventive dietary supplements in healthy people. Dr. Serhan responded that pre-clinical models indicate that SPMs can regenerate tissue, expedite endogenous inflammatory resolution, and return to homeostasis after an insult or injury...
 

Join Metagenics Institute at the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) Annual Conference 2017 
The Dynamic Brain 
 
Special sponsored lunch with Mark Lyte, PhD, MS, MT (ASCP) 
 
The Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis: Shared Neurochemistry  
and Its Potential Role in Infection and Behavior
 
Friday June 2, 2017
12:30 pm -1:30 pm 
 
JW Marriott Los Angeles, L.A. Live  Los Angeles, CA

Mark Lyte, PhD, is Professor of Microbiology and Preventive Medicine at Iowa State in Ames, Iowa. Results from Dr. Lyte's laboratories have demonstrated the ability of microorganisms to produce, and respond to, neurochemicals capable of influencing host health, behavior and disease pathogenesis

 
Watch the ReachMD video podcast of Dr Taz Bhatia and Dr Mark Lyte as they discuss
"The New Era of Microbiome Sciences: Impacts on Health and Disease"
 

Women's Health: Reducing Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis   
 
Women who consume increased amounts of antioxidants from fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet may reduce their risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA). A 2017 prospective study published in the Annals of Rheumatic Diseases reviewed data from the Nurses' Health Studies to evaluate the association between long-term dietary quality and risk of RA in women...
 

Complimentary Continuing Educational Module
The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP)

Role of Nutrition in Naturopathic Medicine a Practical Approach 
Jaclyn Chasse, ND & President AANP

Credits offered: 3 credits of Naturopathic CE


Recorded at the AANP Pre-Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah at the 2016 American Association of Naturopathic Physicians Annual Convention & Exhibition
 
Follow these 5 steps towards AANP CE: 
Step 1: Register and login on  Metagenics Institute
Step 2: Select the module you wish to start by clicking on the link in the list
Step 3: Once you have viewed the entire presentation, click the corresponding test/survey link listed below the course
Step 4: Answer the questions at the link and hit submit
Step 5: Once you have submitted your answers, you will receive correspondence directly from AANP  (You will receive a confirmation email and information on your scores and status on your certificate)
  
*All CE is complimentary to registered Metagenics Institute users 

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