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New Clinical News!  
Findings of the Rotterdam Study Support a Potential Causal Role
of Low Serum Magnesium in Development of Type 2 Diabetes  
Many epidemiological studies have demonstrated that lower serum magnesium levels were associated with an increased risk for Type 2 diabetes (T2D). However, association studies have not determined whether low serum magnesium levels cause diabetes or diabetes causes low serum magnesium levels (it has been observed patients with hyperglycemia show increased urinary excretion of magnesium) ... 

Fish Oil Supplementation May Reduce Mortality from Coronary Heart Disease After a Heart Attack
The American Heart Association recently released a scientific position statement in  the peer reviewed journal,  Circulation,  regarding the reasonable benefits of supplementation with marine based omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) for secondary prevention in cardiovascular disease (CVD)

The AHA advisory board evaluated evidence from numerous randomized clinical trials (RCTs) related to the use of omega-3 PUFA supplements to reduce the risk of clinical CVD and found... 
Read the full summary

iCamp 6th Annual Integrative Medicine Conference
April 21, 22 & 23 | Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay   
Register by Phone for Discounted Rate to Attend
Healing the Whole Person: 
The Power of Integrative Medicine
Join Metagenics Institute at the 6th Annual Integrative Medicine Conference at the University of Miami, April 21-23. Topics include: Detox, Integrative Pain Management and much more! 
Attend the wine and cheese receptions held Thursday and Friday for a more in depth discussion on Detox Solutions for Improved Patient Outcomes with presentations from Deanna Minich, PhD and Rebecca Hunton, MD  

Call to register and mention Metagenics Institute  
to receive a $100 discount 
when you register over the phone!  
Call: 305-243-4751

Truth or Myth: Nutrition for Heart Health
A March 2017 paper published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology by Andrew M. Freeman et al, entitled "Trending Cardiovascular Nutrition Controversies," reviews current nutrition-based claims and assumptions that are hitting the mainstream media regarding atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD). From the association of eggs and cholesterol to juicing and vegetarian diets for ASCVD, this article explains the challenges and current evidence behind different diets and nutritional trends

Clearing the Air for COPD Patients with Fruits and Vegetables
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide and is on the rise due to genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors. Nutritional support is an important consideration for COPD prevention and management...

Complimentary Continuing Educational Module
Role of Nutrition in Naturopathic Medicine:
A Historical and Practical Perspective 
Speaker:  Jaclyn Chasse, ND   

Jaclyn Chasse
In this presentation Jaclyn Chasse, ND and President of AANP discusses the role of nutrition in naturopathic medicine and how it has significantly change
d over the years for the naturopathic physician. Dr Chasse points out a few of the key diets that are used in managing nutrition today, among them are the Ketogenic Diet, the Mediterranean Diet and the Paleo Diet

* Receive 3.0 Naturopathic CE credits from AANP, valid in all states including OR, for listening to this presentation when you take the test: AANP CE Credit

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