Module XVI-C: Cardiovascular Disease

Immunologic vascular disease is reviewed in depth, including pathophysiology, clinical presentation, prevention and treatment. Factors that impact cardiovascular disease, such as nutragenomics, anxiety and hormonal balance, are explored, as well as methods of testing. The module also discusses nutritional and dietary therapies for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease.

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Module XVI-C: Cardiovascular Disease

September 14-16, 2017 in Chicago, IL
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Schedule

Thursday September 14, 2017:

7:30 am

The Role of Nutrition in Cardiovascular Disease: The Clinical Trials, Their Implications and Clinical Application for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease, Coronary Heart Disease, Stroke, Hypertension, Dyslipidemia and Diabetes Mellitus. Controversies of The Role of Carbohydrates, Fats and Protein

Deanna Minich, PhD, CNS

2 hr

9:30 am

Break

 

 

10:00 am

Obesity, Adipokines, Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease

Joseph Lamb, MD

2 hr

12:00 pm

Lunch (on your own)

 

 

1:30 pm

Hormones and Cardiovascular Disease. The, Physiology, Pathophysiology, Metabolic Approach Evidenced Based, Clinical Trials, Interpretation, Risks and Benefits, Clinical Evaluation, Selection of Patients, Laboratory Interpretation and Treatment. Male and Female Hormones, Thyroid Hormones and Cortisol. Controversies in BIHRT, Compounding Hormones vs Traditional Prescription Drugs - Part 1

Jack Monaco, MD, FMNM, ABAARM

2 hr

3:30 pm

Break

 

 

4:00 pm

Hormones and Cardiovascular Disease. The, Physiology, Pathophysiology, Metabolic Approach Evidenced Based, Clinical Trials, Interpretation, Risks and Benefits, Clinical Evaluation, Selection of Patients, Laboratory Interpretation and Treatment. Male and Female Hormones, Thyroid Hormones and Cortisol. Controversies in BIHRT, Compounding Hormones vs Traditional Prescription Drugs - Part 2

Jack Monaco, MD, FMNM, ABAARM

2 hr

6:00 pm

Close of session

 

 

Friday September 15, 2017:

7:30 am

Cardiovascular Genetics, Nutragenomics and Epigenetics: Proper Lab Testing, Interpretation and Clinical Application in Hypertension, Dyslipidemia, Diabetes, Coronary Heart Disease, Congestive Heart Failure and Cardiac Dysrhythmias

Mark Houston, MD, MS, MSc

2 hr

9:30 am

Break

 

 

10:00 am

The Role of Exercise in Cardiovascular Disease, Hypertension, Dyslipidemia, Diabetes, Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity, Coronary Heart Disease and Congestive Heart Failure

Mark Houston, MD, MS, MSc

2 hr

12:00 pm

Lunch (on your own)

 

 

1:30 pm

The Role of Nutrition and Nutritional Supplements in Exercise to Prevent and Treat Cardiovascular Disease, Hypertension, Dyslipidemia, Diabetes, Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity, Coronary Heart Disease and Congestive Heart Failure

Mark Houston, MD, MS, MSc

1 hr

2:30 pm

Application Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 and Type 2, Physiology, Pathophysiology, Metabolic Considerations and Clinical Presentation

Filomena Trindade, MD, MPH, ABFM, ABAARM

1 hr

3:30 pm

Break

 

 

4:00 pm

Application Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 and Type 2, Physiology, Pathophysiology, Metabolic Considerations and Clinical Presentation

Filomena Trindade, MD, MPH, ABFM, ABAARM

1 hr

5:00 pm

Close of session

 

 

Saturday September 16, 2017:

7:00 am

Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 and Type 2 Laboratory Assessment, Interpretation and Clinical Application

Filomena Trindade, MD, MPH, ABFM, ABAARM

2 hr

9:00 am

Break

 

 

9:30 am

Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 and Type 2 Treatment with Nutrition, Nutritional Supplements, Exercise, Lifestyle and Drugs

Filomena Trindade, MD, MPH, ABFM, ABAARM

2 hr

11:30 pm

Lunch (on your own)

 

 

1:00 pm

Immune Mechanisms in Cardiovascular Disease: Physiology and Pathophysiology of the Immune System, its Relationship to Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, and Cardiovascular Disease, and Corrective Pharmaceutical and Nutrition Approaches

James C. Roberts, MD, FACC, FMNM

2 hr

3:00 pm

Break

 

 

3:30 pm

Immune Mechanisms in Cardiovascular Disease: Physiology and Pathophysiology of the Immune System, its Relationship to Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, and Cardiovascular Disease, and Corrective Pharmaceutical and Nutrition Approaches Continued

James C. Roberts, MD, FACC, FMNM

1 hr

4:30 pm

Close of session

 

 

Speakers

Mark Houston MD, MS, MSc

Mark Houston MD, MS, MSc

Mark C. Houston, MD, MS, MSc, ABAARM, FACP, FAHA, is Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Clinical Instructor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Health Care Sciences at George Washington University (GWU), Director of the Hypertension Institute and Vascular Biology and Medical Director of the Division of Human Nutrition at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, TN. Dr Houston was selected as one of the Top Physicians in Hypertension in the US in 2008-2014 by the Consumer Research Council, and by USA Today as one of the Most Influential Doctors in the US in both Hypertension and Hyperlipidemia twice in 2009- 2010. He was selected as The Patient’s Choice Award in 2010 -2012 by Consumer Reports USA. He is triple boarded certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), the American Society of Hypertension (ASH) (FASH) and the American Board of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine (ABAARM, FMNM). He holds two Masters of Science degrees in HUMAN NUTRITION from the University of Bridgeport, CT and another in METABOLIC and NUTRITIONAL MEDICINE (University of South Florida School of Medicine-Tampa). Dr. Houston has presented over 10,000 lectures, nationally and internationally and published over 250 medical articles, scientific abstracts in peer reviewed medical journals , books and book chapters.. He is an author, teacher, clinician and researcher.

Joseph Lamb, MD

Joseph Lamb, MD

Joseph J. Lamb, M.D. is a clinical consultant in Integrative and Functional Medicine.

Having completed his graduate education at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia and his Internal Medicine residency at Presbyterian University of Pennsylvania Medical Center in Philadelphia, he is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Holistic Medicine. Additionally, he completed one year of a Cardiology fellowship at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. In 2013, he achieved certification as an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner.

He is the past Director of Intramural Clinical Research at the Functional Medicine Research Center for Metagenics, Inc. in Gig Harbor, Washington. Past Clinical experiences include nearly 17 years of private practice in Alexandria, Virginia. He is an adjunct faculty member of the Institute for Functional Medicine in Gig Harbor, Washington. He has lectured internationally in Continuing Medical Education (CME) settings (including the Institute for Functional Medicine and the Fellowship for Anti-aging, Regenerative, and Functional Medicine) and non-CME settings. He has edited several books, authored book chapters (including 3 on osteoporosis and one for the Textbook of Functional Medicine), and authored and co-authored academic papers and website presentations on a variety of Functional Medicine topics.

He is the president of the Commonwealth Consultants Foundation, a regionally recognized Middle Atlantic charity chartered, to provide unique educational and social experiences and opportunities for economically deserving children and young adults.

Deanna Minich, PhD, CNS

Deanna Minich, PhD, CNS

Dr. Deanna Minich is a functional medicine-trained clinician and researcher with a unique approach to clinical medicine that combines physiology and psychology. She has trained in functional medicine for the past decade with the “Father of Functional Medicine,” Dr. Jeffrey Bland, as her mentor, and has served on the Institute of Functional Medicine’s Nutrition Advisory Board and curriculum committee, in addition to being a faculty member, teaching nutrition for the Advanced Practice Module for Detoxification. Her academic background is in nutritional science, including a Master’s Degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Illinois at Chicago (1995), and a Ph.D. in Medical Sciences (Nutrition) from the University of Groningen in The Netherlands (1999). In conjunction with her academic degrees and extensive teaching experience at the university level, she is both a Fellow (F.A.C.N.) and a Certified Nutrition Specialist (C.N.S.) through the American College of Nutrition. Dr. Minich has over ten years of experience working in both the food and dietary supplement industries. In 2014, she led The Detox Summit, an online event featuring 30 experts on detox, which was attended by almost 70K people worldwide. Following The Detox Summit, she collaborated with the Institute for Functional Medicine to lead 3000 people through The Detox Challenge, a 21-day, online, functional medicine-oriented, holistic detoxification program. Results collected from almost 700 people in this program indicated a significant improvement in all body systems. Her book, Whole Detox: A 21-Day Personalized Program to Break Through Barriers in Every Area of Your Life (HarperOne, 2016), was published in March 2016. In addition, she spends her time as a Board member for the American College of Nutrition and the Nutritional Therapy Association, and as adjunct faculty at the University of Western States. She is the author of five books on nutrition, wellness, and psychology, and is passionate in helping others to live well using therapeutic lifestyle changes.

Jack Monaco, MD, FMNM, ABAARM

Jack Monaco, MD, FMNM, ABAARM

Jack Monaco, MD, FABOG, FMNM, received his MD from the Bowman Gray School of Medicine in North Carolina. He completed a residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology and practiced this specialty until 2007. He is Fellowship trained and Board Certified in Anti-Aging, Functional & Regenerative Medicine. At The Monaco Center for Health & Healing, he and his trained staff help his patients achieve health & wellness. He is an Oral Board Examiner for A4M and lectures throughout the United States.

James C. Roberts, MD, FACC, FMNM

James C. Roberts, MD, FACC, FMNM

James C. Roberts, MD, FACC is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. His practice, which emphasizes integrative approaches to the patient with advanced or inoperable CV disease, is located in Toledo, Ohio.

Filomena Trindade, MD, MPH, ABFM, ABAARM

Filomena Trindade, MD, MPH, ABFM, ABAARM

Filomena Trindade, MD, MPH, ABAARM, ABFM, FMNM is a teacher, author, and international speaker in functional medicine. She is a graduate of the fellowship in Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Functional Medicine and teaches in the Fellowship (a Master’s program through the Morsani School of Medicine, University of South Florida). In addition, she is faculty at the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM). After obtaining her BA degree in Biology she went on to finish a Master’s in Public Health in the area of environmental health and epidemiology before starting medical school. She graduated first in her class in family practice from the University of California Davis School of Medicine and did her residency training in family practice at the U.C. San Francisco/Santa Rosa Program. She has been in clinical practice for over 20 years. Before starting her own private practice in 2004 in functional medicine she was the medical director of a non-profit organization that catered to the underserved. Her work has been published in Townsend Letter, Guide to Anti-Aging & Regenerative Medicine, Saúde Actual, and the Border Health Journal among others. She is currently very active in developing teaching programs in Functional Medicine in the USA, Latin America and Europe. Keep up with her activities at www.drtrindade.com.

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