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Module IV
Gastroenterology
Sept 28-30, 2018 - Nashville, TN

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Description

This course provides comprehensive metabolic, functional and nutritional approaches to gastrointestinal dysfunction and diseases. Topics will include physiology & pathophysiology, GI microbiome & dysbiosis, gut permeability, diet, inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease and gluten sensitivity, the gut-immune-brain connection, irritable bowel syndrome and other digestive and glandular disorders are highlighted.

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Learning Objectives

  • Learn the various factors associated with intestinal permeability
  • Analyze the importance of the gastrointestinal tract in relation to the immune system
  • Evaluate the role of diet and antibiotics in the management of gastrointestinal dysfunction
  • Demonstrate the unique biochemistry of individual patients, while examining the ramifications of nutrition, medications, and stress on the immune system during the first years of life
  • Explain the gastrointestinal system's interface with the surrounding environment
  • Discuss the role of nutrition and digestion in terms of balancing gut flora
  • Identify the causes, symptoms, and diseases associated with yeast overgrowth, as well as the role it plays in weight gain
  • Know which occurring bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract are friendly, and which are pathogens
  • Know the causes and conditions of celiac disease, with accompanying testing and treatment methods—including false positives & negatives that can occur with antibody testing
  • Understand the role of neurotransmitters, and how they impact various organ systems
  • Discuss the consequences of inflammation with relation to the neurological system
  • Evaluate the effects that endocytic receptors, scavenger receptors & RAGE's have on the inflammatory response
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of the relationship between the GI tract & neurotransmitter function
  • Learn the common conditions associated with leaky gut syndrome and dysbiosis
  • Understand the symptoms and diseases associated with low gastric acidity
  • Learn the protocol for HCL acid supplementation
  • Realize the symptoms and diseases associated with food allergies and pancreatic insufficiency
  • Know the causes of gas and bloating, heartburn, and bile sales deficiency
  • Find out new treatments for hiatal hernia
  • Look at the risk factors and treatment modalities for IBS, and the treatment for hemorrhoids and chronic diarrhea
  • Learn the treatment for inflammatory bowel disorders
  • Realize the symptoms and treatment modalities for acute and chronic gallbladder problems
  • Learn about dermatitis herpetiformis
  • Know the definition of probiotics and learn their mechanism of action, including which foods contain probiotics
  • Know what an allergy elimination diet is, and how to use this treatment modality with a patient
  • Know the extra-intestinal manifestations that can occur with celiac disease besides dermatitis herpetiformis
  • Learn conventional & natural therapies for parasitic infections
  • Know the role that neurotransmitters, hormonal imbalances, and sleep deprivation play in weight loss
  • Learn the chemistry behind food addictions
  • Review the scientific literature on nutrients that can aid in weight loss

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Event Schedule

Friday, September 28, 2018

8:30 am

Introduction to Functional Gastroenterology | The Gut Microbiome | Gut – Immune-Brain I The 5 R Approach to GI Health

TBD

9:30 am

The Role of the Gut Microbiome in Health and Disease

TBD

10:30 am

Break

11:00 am

Role of the Gut in Obesity, Insulin Resistance, and Metabolic Syndrome

TBD

12:00 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Prebiotics, Probiotics and Therapeutic Diets

TBD

2:30 pm

The Stress and Gut-Immune-Brain Connection with Case

TBD

4:30 pm

Break

5:00 pm

Faculty Q&A: Cases

TBD

6:00 pm

Close of session

Saturday, September 29, 2018

8:30 am

Digging In: Testing for Gastrointestinal Imbalances

TBD

10:30 am

Break

11:00 am

Autoimmunity and the Gut

TBD

12:00 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Autoimmunity and the Gut Continued

TBD

2:30 pm

IBD: Functional Medicine Approach to Crohn’s and Colitis

TBD

3:30 pm

Irritable Bowel=Irritable Brain: The Role Psychobiotics in Mental Health

TBD

4:30 pm

Break

5:00 pm

Faculty Q&A with Cases

TBD

6:00 am

Close of session

Sunday, September 30, 2018

7:00 am

Intestinal Manifestations of Infectious Diseases with Case Reviews

TBD

9:00 am

Break

9:30 am

SIBO Diagnosis and Treatment with Cases

TBD

10:30 am

Reflux Disease and Natural Answers

TBD

11:30 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm

The Unappreciated Role of Stomach Acid

TBD

2:00 pm

The Rise of Liver Diseases and the Role of Diet

TBD

3:00 pm

Break

3:30 pm

The Unappreciated Role of Hormones and the Gut Introduction to Microgenderome

TBD

4:30 pm

Close of session


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2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN 37214
Phone: 877-491-7397

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