Advances in the Management of Gastrointestinal Disorders: Upper and Lower GI Issues and their Relationship to the Microbiome Part One

— Webinar(s) —

Sponsored by

Rupa Health & Metagenics

Start Date

March 19, 2024

Fee

$ 0

Event duration (days)

1

CEUs avail?

No

Speakers

Jeff Bland, PhD・ Dr. Kate Henry ND・Malisa Carullo BSc, MSc

Summary

This two-part educational series will focus on the advances in understanding as to how to assess alterations in the function of the gastrointestinal supersystem and develop personalized approach to managing clinical conditions associated with upper and lower gastrointestinal disorders including hypochlorhydria, pancreatic enzyme insufficiency, peptic ulcers, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), dysbiosis, bile acid insufficiency, intestinal permeability disorders, fat soluble nutrient malabsorption syndromes, incomplete protein digestion disorders, and chronic irritable bowel conditions presenting as both constipation and diarrhea. Part One of the two part-series will focus on an understanding of the structure and function of the digestive supersystem and its interaction with the nervous, endocrine, immune, and hepatobiliary systems. This program will provide an understanding of the various assessment tools available for defining dysfunctions in the gastrointestinal supersystem, and how to use this information in the development of a personalized lifestyle medicine program. Chronic irritable bowel syndrome will be used as a specific example of how to employ functional assessment tools in the development of a personalized patient management program.