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Functional Medicine & Epigenetics Workshop [1702]

Epigenetics is the ability to turn genes on and off. Knowing a patient's genetic profile enables the practitioner to guide the patient in lifestyle and nutrition choices for both disease prevention and optimal health. This workshop will provide an overview of methylation and its significance in the metabolic pathway. You will discover the function of core SNP's (single-nucleotide polymorphism) and their co-factors. Core patterns will be described and treatment options presented to optimize underlying genetic vulnerabilities. You will begin to recognize common patient archetypes including methyl craver, methyl sensitive, sulfite sensitive and vascular sensitive. Case studies will demonstrate how to integrate SNP pattern solutions in to a wholistic treatment plan.

Faculty: Bridget Briggs, MD; Moira Fitzpatrick, ND, PhD; Deanna Minich, PhD, FACN, CNS, IFMCP

Faculty Disclosures: The following speaker has no relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose: Moira Fitzpatrick, ND, PhD

Bridgett Briggs, MD has indicated that she received other Financial/Material Support from EpigeneticRX,LLC as a member.

Deanna Minich, PhD, FACN, CNS, IFMCP has indicated that she serves as a consultant for Metagenics, Genova and IFM.


CME/CEU Credits:
  1. Physicians: maximum of 7.00 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 December 31, 2019. 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.