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Nearly 50% of Americans now Diagnosed with Diabetes or Prediabetes
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released  their latest  National DiabetesStatistics Report - and the news is not optimistic. The report indicates that one in 10 (30.3 million) US adults has diabetes, while more than one in three-or 84.1 million-has prediabetes. What is even more disconcerting is that 90% of those with prediabetes are not aware of their condition...
Dr. Robert Bonakdar at the IHS 2017 Pre-Conference
Pain Management: Symptomatic Relief of Inflammation

Inflammation impacts numerous systems and can be challenging to treat. In this talk Robert Bonakdar, MD Director of Pain Management at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, discusses these pathways and ways to approach the inflammatory response upstream to prevent silent and chronic inflammatory states . Understanding inflammation, its stages, and the pathways can help clinicians and researchers improve health outcomes

Stress Response and Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Autism Spectrum Disorders    
Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are commonly associated with gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms such as constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, abdominal pain and diarrhea, among others. Moreover, the higher occurrence of GI tract symptoms in this patient population has been associated with increased levels of the stress hormone cortisol, in response to acute stressors. ..
Clinical Summary
More Isn't More; Working Out Harder Does Not Necessarily Burn More Calories

It is natural to assume if you exercise harder and longer, you will burn more calories. However, recent research found, in reality, the relationship between physical activity and total energy expenditure is actually more complexThe study, led by Professor Pontzer of the Department of Anthropology at City University of New York, recruited 332 adult women and men from 5 different countries and measured their daily energy expenditure for 7 days ...

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
Jaclyn Chasse
3 credits of Naturopathic CE
In this presentation Jaclyn Chasse, ND and President of AANP discusses the role of nutrition in naturopathic medicine and how it has significantly changed over the years for the naturopathic doctor. 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

*All CE is complimentary to registered MHICN users

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