- Digital Summit
In his presentation on holistic dentistry, Dr. Gross, DDS, will discuss using nutrition to cure tooth decay and improve bone regeneration. He will also review alternative to root canals, mercury
Presented by: Mark Breiner, DDS, FAGD, FIAOMT
The diagnosis of Sleep Breathing Disorder (SBD) is often missed in both children and adults. Obstructive sleep apnea is the most severe level of SBD. Many childhood problems have been shown to have an SBD as the underlying cause. Some of the manifestations include ADD/ADHD, poor grades, bedwetting, behavioral problems, and much more. A lack of proper dental development is usually the cause of SBD in children, and consequently, also in adults.
Presented by: John Weeks
This session will take participants on a tour through the five eras in the integrative medicine field’s evolution. Expanding interest among change agents inside the mainstream medical industry in value-based care, health and wellbeing, patient-centered care, non-pharmacologic approaches, and whole health models are creating new opportunities for transformative influence. Weeks will explore eight key areas of challenge and opportunity for the field that – depending on the field’s engagement – will determine whether the field can create a preferred future.
Heart and vascular disease continues to be the number one killer of both men and women, claiming a life every 60 seconds in the U.S. Traditional risk factors, such as age, gender, and family history explain about half of these cases, however the healthcare industry is beginning to recognize the roles of dietary cholesterol and saturated fats, among other lifestyle-related factors, in heart and vascular disease
Presented by: Ronald Sherman, MD, MSC, DTM&H
Biotherapy is the use of live animals to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Though most of us are familiar with biotherapeutic modalities like leech therapy or guide dogs, a dozen other live animals and microbes are being used to treat ailments from acute infections to chronic wounds, from multiple sclerosis to cancer, from cerebral palsy to autism, from psoriasis to rheumatoid arthritis, even for chronic pain and palliative care.
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This talk will first examine what the impact of diet and lifestyle COULD BE on the human condition if knowledge were power. It will then consider the toll associated with our failure to use what we know. The talk will then look closely at the body of evidence relating dietary pattern to human health- and make the case that we are NOT clueless about the basic care and feeding of our species. Endless debate about the details of optimal diets.
The healthcare industry—and the laws and policies that regulate the system—has been changing rapidly over the past few years. At the demand of both consumers and practitioners who advocate for a preventative, whole-person approach to care, the industry has started to shift away from the traditional “sick care” model and bring integrative medicine to the general public eye.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease has silently become a worldwide pandemic. It is typically asymptomatic at first, but can slowly progress into a much more serious condition called steatohepatitis (NASH) that leads to irreversible scarring, cirrhosis, and liver failure. NAFLD is strongly associated with a wide range of co-morbidities, including obesity, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes.