In this advanced case assessment presented at IFM's 2013 Annual International Conference, Datis Kharrazian, DC, DHSc, MS, MNeuroSci, challenges physicians to develop a "clinical eye" in order to discover the root causes of fatigue. He asks, first of all, "Where does the patient's fatigue come from?" and develops a treatment plan based on the stimulation, activation, and communication aspects of the functional medicine matrix.
Learn more about how to assess and treat fatigue at IFM's 2015 AFMCP (Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice) conference. Visit functionalmedicine.org/AFMCP for more information.
Shilpa Saxena, MD, discusses the importance of a fractionated lipid panel. This expanded evaluation gives much greater insight into both the scope and the cause of the underlying metabolic disturbance in patients with dyslipidemia and cardiometabolic dysfunction, and the results can help a clinician personalize the therapeutic interventions they prescribe to address the underlying causes of each patient’s dysfunction.
Learn more about prevention strategies for cardiovascular disease at IFM's 2015 Cardiometabolic Advanced Practice Module, March 6-8 in Rancho Mirage, CA. Visit functionalmedicine.org/Cardiometabolic for more information.
Many Photo Book Club readers expressed an interest in seeing the images and layout of Richard Avedon's 'Observations', but as it is a rare and expensive book few can find it in their local library. So here is a slideshow of the book for all to see.