21st Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Aesthetic Medicine

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2013 Las Vegas Module XVI(D)

Course Description Top

The roles of various conditions in cardiovascular disease—such as dysglycemia, insulin resistance and diabetes mellitus— are presented. Methods for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease, including stem cells and chelation therapy, are explored, in addition to occupational risk factors for heart disease, the effects of toxins in the heart and the role of solvents in the development of arrhythmias.

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Upon completion of this module, the participants will:
 
  • Review in detail, discuss, and learn the issues surrounding dysglycemia in cardiovascular disease
  • Review and learn the role of insulin resistance in cardiovascular disease
  • Understand, review, and learn the role of metabolic syndrome in cardiovascular disease
  • Learn, review, and discuss how diabetes mellitus influences the consequences of cardiovascular disease
  • Review the details of drug-nutrient interactions in cardiovascular drugs
  • Understand and discuss stem cells in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease
  • Discuss chelation therapy as a possible means to prevent and treat cardiovascular disease
  • Learn occupational risk factors for heart disease
  • Know the effects of cadmium, cobalt, lead, and other toxins on the heart
  • Understand the role that solvents may play in the development of arrhythmias

Speakers Top

Joel Kahn, MD, FACC, FACP

 Joel K. Kahn MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI, is Clinical Professor Medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine and Medical Director of Wellness Programs, Preventive Cardiology, and Cardiac Rehabilitation at Detroit Medical Center. Dr. Kahn is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and its subspecialty board in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology. He also holds a special certification from the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and the National Radiation Commission.
He is a graduate Summa Cum Laude of the University of Michigan Medical School (Inteflex program). He has authored over 130 articles on heart disease, over 10 book chapters, and several monographs and video national presentations.

Mark Houston, MD, MS, FACP, FAHA

 Mark Houston, M.D., SCH, FACP, FAAHA , is associate clinical professor of clinical medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Director of a hypertension institute in Nashville , TN. He has published over 120 peer-reviewed medical articles, three books, and numerous textbook chapters.

James LaValle, RPh, CCN

 Jim LaValle, R.Ph., C.C.N., N.D., has 18+ years of clinical practice experience in the field of natural therapeutics and functional medicine, is author of 14 books, the latest being "Cracking The Metabolic Code" and is an adjunct professor in the College of Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati.

Edward Linkner, MD

Edward (Lev) Linkner M.D., ABHM, has been involved with Holistic Medicine for 36 years. He has been in solo practice in Ann Arbor, Michigan for the last 20 years in a Multidisciplinary Holistic Center. During his first year in medical school at the University of Michigan, he was a founding member of the Ann Arbor Peoples Free Clinic, where he began his interest in healing. A charter member of the American Holistic Medical Association since 1979, he has been on the board of trustees and served as the secretary. He has been a trustee of the non-profit American Holistic Medical Foundation, and is a founding member in 1996 of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine. Since 1977 he has been a clinical assistant professor, advisor, and researcher at the University of Michigan Medical School, department of Family Practice. He also has a clinical appointment in the School of Public Health’s Preventive Medicine Residency and is faculty at Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital family medicine residency.
He practices a wide range of techniques including nutrition, botanical medicine and homeopathy, with people of all ages, focusing on the whole person to achieve optimal health and prevent illness. He resides in Ann Arbor, Michigan with his wife and has five children and twin grandsons.

Pamela W. Smith, MD, MPH, MS

 Pamela Wartian Smith, M.D., MPH, spent her first twenty years of practice as an emergency room physician with the Detroit Medical Center. She is a diplomat of the Board of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Physicians and is an internationally known speaker and author on the subject of Metabolic, Anti-Aging and Functional Medicine. She has been featured on CNN, PBS, and other television channels, has been interviewed in numerous consumer magazines, and has hosted her own radio show. She is currently the Director of the Center for Healthy Living and Longevity and the founder and Director of The Fellowship in Metabolic, Anti-Aging and Functional Medicine. Dr. Smith is also the director of the Master's Program in Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine at the University of South Florida School of Medicine. She is the author of these best-selling books, "HRT: The Answers," "Vitamins Hype or Hope," "Demystifying Weight Loss," "What You Must Know About Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs & More," and "What You Must Know about Women's Hormones." Her newest book, "Why You Can't Lose Weight," was released in May of 2011.

Jeffrey Morrison, MD

 Jeffrey A. Morrison, M.D. is a practicing physician, founder of The Morrison Center in New York City, award-winning author of Cleanse Your Body, Clear Your Mind, is Board Certified in Family Practice and Vice President of the American College for the Advancement in Medicine (ACAM).

Douglas Thompson, DDS

Dr. Thompson is a private practicing dentist in Bloomfield Hills Michigan. He uses an interdisciplinary approach that coordinates dental care with medical practitioners for total health care for his patients. He employs advanced DNA bacterial testing methods and other leading-edge science to enable early risk assessment and personalized treatment planning.


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Friday, December 13, 2013:

7:30 am

The Role of Magnesium, Potassium, Sodium, Calcium and Other Electrolytes and Minerals in Cardiovascular Disease

Joel Kahn, M.D., FACC, FACP

2 hrs

9:30 am

Break

10:00 am

The Role of Exercise in Cardiovascular Disease: Coronary Heart Disease, Congestive Heart Failure and Cardiac Arrhythmias – Part One

Mark Houston, M.D., MS, FACP, FAHA

2 hrs

12:00 pm

Lunch (on your own)

1:30 pm

The Role of Exercise in Cardiovascular Disease: Coronary Heart Disease, Congestive Heart Failure and Cardiac Arrhythmias – Part Two

Mark Houston, M.D., MS, FACP, FAHA

1 hr

2:30 pm

Optimal Nutrition and Nutritional Supplements in Exercise and Cardiovascular Disease

Mark Houston, M.D., MS, FACP, FAHA

1 hr

3:30 pm

Break

4:00 pm

Pre-operative Evaluation for the Cardiac Patient

Joel Kahn, M.D., FACC, FACP

1 hr

5:00 pm

Food as Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease

Joel Kahn, M.D., FACC, FACP

1 hr

6:00 pm

Close of session

 

Saturday, December 14, 2013: 

7:30 am

Cardiometabolic Risk Assessment:  Drug-Nutrient and Pharmacogenetic Interactions

James LaValle, R.Ph, CCN

2 hrs

9:30 am

Break

10:00 am

Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiovascular Disease

Edward Linkner, M.D.

2 hrs

12:00 pm

Lunch (on your own)

1:30 pm

Nutrients for Insulin Resistance and Metabolic Syndrome with Clinical Case Studies

Pamela W. Smith, M.D., MPH, MS

2 hrs

3:30 pm

Break

4:00 pm

Chelation Therapy and Cardiovascular Disease

Jeffrey Morrison, M.D

2 hrs

6:00 pm

Close of session



Sunday, December 15, 2013:

7:00 am

Peridontal Disease and Cardiovascular Disease

Douglas Thompson, DDS

2 hrs

9:00 am

Break

9:30 am

Case Presentations:  Hypertenion and CVD

Mark Houston, M.D., MS, FACP, FAHA

2 hrs

11:30 am

Lunch (on your own)

1:00 pm

Case Presentations:  Dyslipidemia, CHD and CVD

Mark Houston, M.D., MS, FACP, FAHA

2 hrs

3:00 pm

Break

3:30 pm

Summary and Conclusions: CHD and CVD

Mark Houston, M.D., MS, FACP, FAHA

2 hrs

5:30 pm

Close of session