25.5 CE credits are awarded
This program is geared to psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, nurses, nutritionists, massage therapists and others for use in the clinical setting.
Level: Intermediate – Advanced
Nutrition & Integrative Medicine for Diabetes, Cognitive Decline & Alzheimer’s Disease provides comprehensive training in state-of-the-art methods to prevent and treat the physical, mental and emotional aspects of diabetes, cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s.
The integrative approach addresses established conventional biomedical science and clinical interventions, with evidenced-based research about the use of functional medicine, naturopathic medicine, and psychology. This course also provides a comprehensive approach to understanding the effects of caregiving on physical and emotional health and to the cultural aspects of these diseases.
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Hours of Content
Define integrative medicine and functional medicine for diabetes, cognitive decline and Alzheimer's prevention management and treatment
Incorporate the spectrum of ethics into clinical practice of integrative medicine
Define metabolic syndrome (prediabetes) and diabetes, type 1, type 2, and 3
Identify the bidirectional effects of psychology & biology
Define the science of circadian rhythm and its assessment as it contributes to diabetes and AD spectrum
Identify approaches to cultural competent care
Assessing your client/patient for readiness for diverse Integrative Interventions
Investigate the science of the “second brain” and its function in the prevention and development of diabetes type 2 and AD
Present culinary approaches for preventing and treating metabolic syndrome, diabetes and AD
Present evidence based herbal protocols for approaching the treatment of diabetes and AD
Present nutritional approaches for preventing treating metabolic syndrome, diabetes and AD
Review drug/ nutrient/ herb interactions in Diabetes and AD
Present research on exercise and self-care methods to reduce insulin resistance, improve cardiac function and reduce pain in diabetes, and the role of hemisphere coordination exercises for cog function and AD
Identify the evidence for the role of Manual Therapies, and Electro-therapeutic/stimulation interventions for diabetes and AD
Identify the science of toxins and their role in diabetes and AD
Explore tailoring lifestyle changes for clients that enhance self-care strategies and success
Design integrative protocols to treat diabetes and most common comorbidities, AD and cognitive decline
Define high quality resources for professionals and family members that have been identified throughout the course
This course is designed to help improve cognitive, emotional, physiological, psychobiological and behavioral outcomes by integrating evidence-based research and empirical experience into clinical practice.
Dr. Leslie Korn is a renowned expert in Natural and Integrative Medicine specializing in the treatment of trauma, chronic illness and optimal wellness. She has provided over 65,000 hours of clinical care integrating in nutrition, herbal medicine, bodywork, yoga and psychotherapy.
She has directed the Center for Traditional Medicine, a public health natural medicine center, working in rural and urban communities in the USA and Mexico. Her experiences working in a remote, indigenous jungle community for 25 years where there was no physician, as well as for many years in the “urban jungle,” of Boston enabled her to test all of these methods on herself and her patients from diverse communities and adapt these principles to diverse environments.
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course – you decide when you start and when you finish.
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like – across any and all devices you own.
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