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Integrative Rheumatology Approaches [1913]

This session will focus on the Eastern and Western Approaches to preventing and managing many common rheumatological illnesses. Autoimmune diseases and other chronic musculoskeletal ailments are on the rise, and there is abundant evidence to show that dietary changes, nutritional improvement, gut microbiome interventions, sleep hygiene, stress management, environmental chemical exposure reduction, and evidence-based supplement support can be highly effective in preventing and managing autoimmune disease (SLE, RA, GCA eg.) as well as crystal arthropathy, osteoarthritis, and common musculoskeletal injuries (back pain eg.).

Faculty: Aly Cohen, MD, FACR, ABOIM

Faculty Disclosures: This speaker has no relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Discuss the nutritional approaches to rheumatological illness
  2. Discuss sleep, stress, and environmental influences on rheumatological illness
  3. Discuss evidence-based supplement use for a variety of rheumatological illness
  4. Discuss the limitations of eastern vs. western therapies for specific autoimmune diseases
  5. Explain to patients the safe and appropriate ways to integrate eastern therapies for rheumatological illness

CME/CEU Credits:
  1. Physicians: maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  2. All other healthcare professionals completing this activity will be issued a certificate of participation.
Physicians should claim only those credits that reflect the time actually spent in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must review the content and complete the activity evaluation, followed by the post-test online during the subscription period.

This course is CME-eligible for a 2-year period ending on June 24, 2022. After the two-year time period, you will continue to have access to your purchased content, however you will no longer be able to claim CME credits for your participation in the course.