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Posts Tagged ‘disease’

Digestive health and inflammatory disease

Special guest: Dr. Decker Weiss, NMD, FASA

Dr. Decker Weiss, NMD, FASA, is the first naturopathic physician to complete a conventional internship, residency, and fellowship in a conventional medical system. He trained in the Columbia Hospital system, the Arizona Heart Hospital, and the prestigious Arizona Heart Institute. Dr. Weiss has a holistic approach to cardiovascular disease management and is a pioneer in the application of effective natural alternatives to heart bypass and angioplasty. He is also knowledgeable about natural treatments for autoimmune disease, gastrointestinal issues, weight loss, and most forms of chronic disease. Dr. Weiss has traveled worldwide training physicians and pharmacists on safer ways to use fewer prescriptions and provide improved outcomes to their patients, and is currently is a consultant for Solgar.

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10 essentials to save your vision

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Edward Kondrot will discuss healthy essentials to save your vision.

Dr. Edward Kondrot, MD, is a homeopathic ophthalmologist who provides traditional and alternative therapies for the treatment of eye disease. He is author of two best-selling books, host of the Healthy Vision radio show, and a sought-after speaker. Dr. Kondrot has been named president of the board of the Arizona Homeopathic & Integrative Medical Association (AHIMA), a 27-year-old state association for licensed homeopathic medical physicians in Arizona and other states.

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Prevention of heart attack and stroke

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Jeffrey Boone will be discussing the prevention of heart attack and stroke.

Dr. Boone is an internationally recognized expert on the effects of mental stress on the heart. Dr. Boone’s unique clinical approach focuses on aggressive prevention of cardiovascular disease, including the evaluation of the cardiovascular consequences of mental stress, the early clinical use of the latest cardiac imaging techniques, and the advanced detection and treatment of cardiometabolic risk. As an active clinician and researcher, he has authored and co-authored numerous professional articles and books on preventive cardiology, cardiometabolic risk, and stress medicine.

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Dr. Susan Blum’s new book, The Immune System Recovery Plan: A Doctor’s 4-Step Program to Treat Autoimmune Disease.

Topic: Dr. Susan Blum’s new book, The Immune System Recovery Plan: A Doctor’s 4-Step Program to Treat Autoimmune Disease.
Special guest: Dr. Susan Blum, an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, has been treating, healing and preventing chronic diseases for nearly two decades.

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Is L-carnitine the link between red meat and heart disease?

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Stacey J. Bell, D.Sc., R.D., will be discussing if L-carnitine is the link between red meat and heart disease.

Stacey J. Bell is a nutritional science doctor with more than 30 years of clinical experience and corporate work in the food and dietary supplement industries. Dr. Bell is renowned for scientific rigor, innovation in product development, and explaining the merits of products to customers. She was formerly on the faculty at Harvard Medical School, where she conducted clinical studies.

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Micronutrient Status – Implications in Common Chronic Conditions

Host Dana Laake and her special guest John F. Crawford, Ph.D., will be discussing micronutrient testing for nutritional status and health implications in common chronic conditions.

John F. Crawford, Ph.D. is the Senior Vice President of Operations for SpectraCell Laboratories. Dr. Crawford oversees the daily operations of the laboratory and works closely with the University of Texas Biochemical Institute to develop new assays. He has 25 years of operating and general management experience in the clinical laboratory industry.

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