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Nutrition & Integrative Medicine for Cognitive Decline, Alzheimer's Disease & Diabetes
Online Course
$1,849.67 USD
$1,399.00
Product Details
Format:
Online Course
Author:
LESLIE KORN, PH.D., MPH, LMHC, ACS, RPP, NTP, NCBTMB
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
8/27/2020
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
CRS001384
Objectives
[+] [-] 052693 - Nutrition & Integrative Medicine for Cognitive Decline, Alzheimer's Disease & Diabetes
  1. Employ integrative and functional medicine interventions for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes
  2. Evaluate the links between culture and Complementary and Alternative medicine (CAM)
  3. Integrate ethnic identity, practices, physical & mental health into the ethical decision making process
  4. Assess and reduce risk factors for diabetes, cognitive decline, and Alzheimer’s
  5. Differentiate between mild, subjective cognitive impairment and AD
  6. Evaluate the health risks for caregivers of individuals with diabetes and dementia and develop strategies for enhancing caregiver stress resilience
  7. Investigate the science of circadian rhythm and its contribution to the development of diabetes and AD spectrum disorders
  8. Develop methods to balance circadian rhythm
  9. Interview and assess clients using the DSM5™ Cultural Formulation tool to enhance the treatment planning process across cultures
  10. Investigate innovative approaches to diabetes diets and interventions among diverse groups including African Americans, Hispanic individuals, American Indian
  11. Evaluate drug-nutrient-herbal interactions for clients in order to prevent side effects of polymedicine use
  12. Categorize epigenetic and genetic (APOE) vulnerabilities for the development of heart disease, and their relation to diabetes type 3 (dementia) and develop lifestyle guidelines for prevention
  13. Evaluate the scientific research that links diverse types of diet to the development of diabetes and related implications for treatment
  14. Appraise the role of culinary medicine in addressing hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, neuropathies and cognitive health
  15. Integrate evidence based herbal therapies into treatment protocols for those with diabetes type 2 and 3 diagnoses
  16. Categorize the effect of specific micronutrients and macronutrients for blood glucose metabolism inflammation and cognitive function in clients
  17. Appraise the evidence for the use of essential fatty acids for prevention and treatment of metabolic syndrome, diabetes and AD
  18. Investigate current research on the side effects of diabetes and Alzheimer’s medications and the role of nutrition and herbal medicines
  19. Formulate nutritional and integrative medicine approaches to reduce the use of pharmaceuticals interventions
  20. Analyze current research on anaerobic, aerobic exercise and self-care methods to reduce insulin resistance, improve cardiac function and reduce pain in diabetes
  21. Demonstrate breathing and simple chair yoga exercises designed specifically for diabetes type two and its sequelae
  22. Utilize Manual therapies to improve glucose control, mood lability, edema, relaxation and pain management
  23. Develop Hydrotherapeutic interventions for pain management and mood improvement for diabetic individuals
  24. Employ strategies to enhance liver function and fat metabolism, with detoxification strategies at all stages of prevention and treatment
  25. Effectively adapt intervention strategies for individuals with disabilities
  26. Articulate methods to motivate change in patients and family members
  27. Design integrative protocols to treat diabetes and most common comorbidities, AD and cognitive decline

Outline
[+] [-] 052693 - Nutrition & Integrative Medicine for Cognitive Decline, Alzheimer's Disease & Diabetes

Module 1: Introduction to Integrative Medicine and Nutrition

  • My story
  • Terms of reference
  • Definition of CAM, Integrative, Natural Medicine
  • Integrative Medicine for Diabetes
  • Nutritional deficiencies
  • Integrative Methods
  • Define The BrainBow Blueprint
  • Achieve Therapeutic Results
  • 10 Most Common Complementary Health Approaches Among Adults—2012
  • Principles of Effective Treatment
  • Clinical Applications
  • Stress, Inflammation, Self Medication Diabetes, Depression
  • Cardiometabolic
  • Microbiome & Diabetes
  • The Mind-Body Problem
  • Motivating for Change, Adhering to the Program
  • Opportunities to Develop a Niche Practice
  • Principles for Restoring Health
  • Traditional Medicine
  • Goals if You Have Diabetes
  • Concepts of Diabetes Prevention and Treatment
  • Diabetes is a Disease of Modern Life
  • Diabetes is a Psychological Disease

Module 2: Ethics and Scope of Practice

  • Ethics and scope of practice of Integrative medicine and nutrition therapies.
  • State and federal regulations, liability
  • Nutritional Practice
  • Touch Therapies
  • Your Competency Levels
  • CAM & Nutritional Self-Care is Psychoeducation
  • Differentiating Your Competency Levels
  • Ethics & Traditional Medicine Cultural Practices in the USA
  • Demographics, Culture & Ethics
  • It is Ethical to Ask about CAM Use
  • It is Ethical to ask about Medications & Self-Care practices
  • Ethics: The Practice of CAM & Culture
  • Traditional Medicine
  • Cultural Concepts of Distress
  • Cultural Formulation Interview DSM 5
  • CFI Modules
  • CFI Interview
  • Culture, Stigma
  • CAM is Cross Disciplinary & Cross Cultural
  • CAM Intersects Culture & Perceived Racism
  • Integrative Medicine for Mental Health Allostatic Load Screening
  • References: Emotional Stress, Discrimination & Health
  • Ethnicity, CAM + Sleep
  • Integrative Assessment & Clinical Intervention Types of practice options: prescriptive, autonomous and/or collaborative.
  • Ethics & Practice
  • Success Story
  • Summary

Module 3: The Biology of Diabetes, Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer’s

  • Metabolic syndrome (prediabetes) Diabetes type 1, 2 and 3
  • Fat (Adipose) Tissue Dysregulation
  • Elevated Blood Pressure
  • Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Prediabetes (PreD)
  • PreD: Criteria for Clinical Diagnosis
  • Decision Pathway for Diabetes & Prediabetes
  • Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
  • T1D: Criteria for Clinical Diagnosis
  • Staging of Type 1 Diabetes
  • T1D: Environmental Triggers
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM)
  • T2DM: Criteria for Clinical Diagnosis
  • Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)
  • GDM Treatment
  • Glucose Dysregulation
  • Glucotypes for Early Detection/Intervention
  • Medications that Cause (Exacerbate) Glucose Dysregulation & Diabetes
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hyperglycemic Crisis
  • Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State
  • Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal (HPA) Axis
  • How Does Stress Contribute to Diabetes (Original title: The role of stress cortisol & adrenal function)
  • Classic Complications of Diabetes
  • Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
  • Retinopathy
  • Neuropathy
  • Nephropathy
  • Emerging Comorbidities
  • Eye Diseases
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Musculoskeletal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Bariatric Surgery & Assessment
  • Complications of Bariatric Surgery
  • Risks Associated w/ Bariatric Surgery
  • Alternatives to Bariatric Surgery
  • Alternatives to Bariatric Surgery: Devices
  • Genomics
  • Alzheimer’s Dementia as Type 3 Diabetes
  • Sex & Gender Differences in Type 2 Diabetes
  • Diabetes Risk in Offspring
  • Glycemic Control
  • Recent Controversies & Updates
  • De-intensification
  • Toxic Stress, Inflammation, & Diabetes
  • Pancreas
  • Different Types of Diabetes
  • Type I Diabetes (IDDM)
  • Causes of Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type II Diabetes
  • Symptoms of Diabetes
  • Complications of Diabetes
  • Nitric Oxide
  • Diabetes Erectile Dysfunction
  • Mitochondrial Dysfunction & Diabetes
  • Diabetes is Actually 5 Diseases
  • Inflammation & Obesity
  • Sequelae of diabetes
  • Biology of AD
  • Cognitive impairment & subjective impairment
  • Causes & Risks
  • Mild cognitive decline & diabetes
  • Mold, bacteria, fungus & virus
  • Cognitive decline
  • Additional risk factors leading to AD
  • Link between heart & brain
  • High fibrinogen & cognitive decline
  • Genetics & Risk: APOE status
  • Plaques, tangles & neuroinflammation
  • Dr. Bredesen's typology of AD
  • Depression
  • Success Story
  • Summary

Module 4: The Psychology of Diabetes, Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer’s 

  • Link Between Psychiatric Conditions & Diabetes
  • Diabetes-Specific Stressors
  • History of Beliefs
  • Depression & Diabetes
  • Insomnia & Diabetes
  • Traumatic Stress
  • Diabetes Distress
  • Anxiety
  • Eating Disorders
  • Positive Psychology
  • Behavioral Stressors
  • Psychological Factors
  • Risk Factor: Psychotropics
  • Loss & Grief
  • Risks
  • Neurological Diseases: Depression
  • Neurological Diseases: Anxiety Disorders
  • Neurological Diseases: Eating disorders
  • Fibromyalgia & Insulin Resistance
  • People w/ Both Diabetes & Depression
  • Neuropsychiatric disorders (& atypical antipsychotics)
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Adherence and Compliance Challenges
  • ACE’s and increased risk of diabetes
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Success Story
  • Summary

Module 5: Circadian and Ultradian Rhythms and Hormones

  • Psychobiological Rhythms Stress & Well-being
  • 24 Hour Sleep/Wake Cycle
  • Circadian Rhythm
  • Stress, Trauma & Circadian Rhythm
  • Cortisol & Circadian Rhythm
  • Circadian Rhythm Therapies
  • Stress, Sleep & Mood
  • Stress As Disrupted Rhythm
  • Adrenal Stress: Many Symptoms
  • Adrenal Stress Visual Assessment
  • Insomnia
  • Reset the Clock
  • Integrative Treatment Circadian Rhythm & Sleep
  • Nutrients to Reset Circadian Rhythm
  • Melatonin: Adverse Effects
  • Chrono-Therapies
  • Hypoglycemia & Insomnia
  • Cherry Chamomile Smoothie
  • Before Bed Protocol
  • Mocha Matcha Smoothie
  • Integrative Circadian Rhythm & Sleep
  • Ultradian Rhythm
  • Applications
  • Ultradian Rhythm Exercise
  • Automated Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire (AutoMEQ)
  • Insulin secretion appears to have common pacemaker
  • Summary
  • Hormones
  • Testosterone
  • DHEA
  • Vitamin D
  • Improving diabetes outcomes with rhythm assessment and integrative methods
  • Balancing hormones for improved outcomes
  • Bioidentical hormones
  • Bioidentical Hormone Therapy
  • Tests
  • Estrogen
  • Estrone, Estradiol, & Estriol
  • Thyroid Hormone
  • BHRT & Alzheimer’s
  • Success Story
  • Summary

Module 6: Culture, Illness and Awareness

  • Goals of Cultural Competence
  • Considering Culture & Ethnicity
  • Ethnicity & Diabetes
  • Cultural Connections
  • Definitions of Culture
  • Cultural Awareness & Competency
  • Perceived Racism
  • Clinical Intervention: Sleep
  • Culture and Positive Psychology
  • Cultural Concepts of Distress
  • DSM Cultural Formulation – The CFI
  • Medications & Self-Care
  • Salish Country: Community Healing
  • Cultural Competency and Capacity
  • It’s all in the Point of View…
  • Mindfulness-Based Approach
  • Empathy: Brené Brown
  • Diabetes Type 2 Inuit
  • Diabetes 1, 2, 3 Differences by Ethnic Group
  • Hispanics
  • Hawaiians
  • Asian Populations
  • American Indians
  • Age-adjusted prevalence
  • Allostatic Load
  • Perceived Discrimination & Disparities
  • Establishing Rapport & Trust
  • Migrants & Refugees: PTSD is a Risk Factor
  • The Urban/Rural Divide
  • Inuit Diet & Rise of Diabetes
  • American Indians & Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes & Behavioral Health Comorbidities: Advancing the Tribal Behavioral Health Agenda
  • Filipino American Diabetes Type 2
  • Cambodians & Vietnamese
  • In Cambodia
  • Cambodian/Khmer Translations & English Equivalents
  • Cultural Knowledge & Traditional Treatment
  • Commonly Consumed Foods
  • Recommendations for Providers
  • Race/Ethnic Differences
  • Culinary Pedagogy
  • Traditional Foods & Substitutes
  • Traditional Plant Medicines, Substitutes or Analogues
  • Food Gathering
  • Community Cooking & Sharing
  • Restoring Therapeutic Approaches to Touch
  • Traditional Medicine Art in the Schools
  • Opuntia/Prickly Pear
  • Intergenerational Exchange
  • Nopal Recipes & Uses
  • Local Ecology & Culture
  • Local Capacity Building
  • Tamales
  • Tamales: Staple Food of Mexico
  • Fresh Spring Sprouts
  • Red Huckleberries
  • Fresh Sprouts in the Spring
  • Buffalo Berry Dessert
  • Food Guides
  • Nutrients in a Shell
  • Food Guides Compared
  • Barriers
  • Natural DHA & EPA Sources
  • Nature’s Diet
  • Cooking Salmon & Venison
  • African American, Hispanic, Asian, European American, American Indian and Alaskan, Hawaiian Natives and Pacific Islanders.
  • Allostatic load
  • Success Story
  • Summary

Module 7: Assessment and Evaluation

  • Integrative Assessment Physical, Mental, Emotional
  • Integrative Assessment Physical, Mental, Emotional
  • Physical Health History
  • Intake form
  • The Food Mood Diary
  • Trauma / ACE History
  • Pain
  • Nutritional Assessment is PsychoEducation
  • Digestion and Elimination History
  • Nutritional Status / Dietary Practices
  • Mindful Eating
  • Mindfulness Raisin Exercise
  • Initial Exploratory Dietary Questions
  • Assessment: Begin to Reframe Shame-Based Statements
  • Nutritional / Dietary Intake History
  • Food Diary and Clinician Checklist
  • Exploring Attitudes about Medications
  • Lifestyle: Exercise & Movement
  • Explore Spirituality & Religion
  • Hemoglobin A1C (HbA1c) Test
  • What is Hemoglobin A1C?
  • How does the Hemoglobin A1C test work?
  • Assessment Metabolic syndrome/Pre Diabetes
  • Trauma & Risk
  • Hypothyroidism Raises the Risk of Diabetes
  • Blood Test
  • LPIR
  • CBC/Chemistry Panel
  • Low levels: insulin resistance insulin receptors depend on magnesium
  • DHEA-S
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring vs. Standard Testing Measures
  • Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) Patches
  • Decorative Tapes
  • Comprehensive physical and nutritional intake
  • Motivational nutritional food/mood/exercise/sleep assessment
  • 24 hr. Adrenal stress and circadian rhythm assessment
  • Integrative Lab testing
  • Hormones
  • Genomics testing APOE
  • APOE Apolipoprotein E Bioindividuality
  • RISK APOE Apolipoprotein E Bioindividuality
  • Glucose Tolerance Test
  • CES-D
  • Success Story
  • Summary

Module 8: Digestion & Diet

  • Digestion & Diabetes -
  • Poor Digestion is Often Involved in Mental Illness
  • Emotional Distress←→Digestive Distress
  • Digestion Requirements
  • Digestion & Stress
  • Digestion, GERD & PTSD
  • Essential Steps for Relaxed Digestion
  • Digestion & Medications
  • Digestion, NTs & Amino Acids
  • Digestion & Supplemental Enzymes
  • “Leaky Gut”
  • Contributors to “Leaky Gut”
  • Digestion & Mental Health -
  • The Second Brain: The Microbiome
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) Tract
  • The Second Brain & Digestion
  • How Food Nourishes Your Brain, Mind & Emotions
  • Essential Steps to Nourish the Second Brain
  • Protein Requirements
  • Protein & Diets
  • Protein & Satiety
  • Fat & The Second Brain
  • Fats
  • Fats & The Brain
  • Saturated Fat
  • Trans Fat
  • Monounsaturated Fats
  • Polyunsaturated Fats
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Warnings
  • Essential Fatty Acids (EFA)
  • Phospholipids
  • Carbohydrates & The Second Brain
  • Fiber – A Complex Carb
  • Fiber & Fermented Foods
  • Prebiotics
  • Psycho-biotics
  • Probiotics & Microbiota
  • Chia - A Unique Prebiotic
  • Probiotics & GABA
  • The Elimination Process
  • Intersection of Physical & Emotional Elimination
  • Low Carbohydrate = Glycemic Control
  • Carbohydrate Restriction
  • Delta Desaturase Enzyme / Insulin Resistance
  • 6-Desaturase Enzyme & Diabetes
  • ?-6-Desaturase Enzyme & Diabetes
  • Ethnicity, ?-6-Desaturase Enzyme & Diabetes
  • Specific Vitamins & Minerals Enhance ?-6-Desaturase Activity
  • The Purpose of Nutritional Supplements
  • Fatty Liver
  • Vegetarians & Fatty Acids
  • Plant Foods Primary Sources of Saturated Fat
  • Microalgae: only plant sources of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids
  • Vegetarian Terms of Reference
  • Soluble Fiber is High in Vegetarian Diets
  • Anti-inflammatory Diet
  • Mediterranean Diet
  • Metabolic Typing
  • Nutrition, Culture & Genetics
  • Rate of glucose metabolism
  • Microbiome
  • Bioindividuality – The Big Ideas
  • Energy
  • Dominance
  • Oxidation
  • Everyone Has a Dominance in Each System
  • Terminology
  • Blood pH
  • Fundamental Homeostatic Controls
  • The Oxidative Types: Fast (Acid) Slow (Alkaline)
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Krebs Acid Cycle
  • Cell Organelles Known As Mitochondria —Energy Furnaces
  • If There is Insufficient Oxygen Delivery this Process is Compromised
  • Blood Type
  • Blood Type & Body Health
  • Classic Hunter & Gather Foods
  • Original Balanced Nutrition
  • Calcium
  • Vitamin C
  • Terms of Reference
  • Prebiotic & Synbiotic
  • Prebiotic
  • Foods for Methylation
  • Sugar Cane
  • Sugar
  • Interesterified Fats
  • Traditional-style Diet
  • Atkins diet
  • Nuts
  • Personalized Diet
  • Second Brain
  • Beets
  • Dietary risk factors for Metabolic Syndrome and diabetes, and Dementia
  • Enhance insulin uptake and reduce glucose
  • Diet to enhance glucose uptake, insulin management, inflammatory processes
  • Diverse types of diets and its implications for treatment.
  • Food sensitivities; gluten and its correlation with diabetes type 2
  • Nutrition for joint disorders, Stress reduction, Depression, Cardiovascular disease, Hypertension
  • Dementia risk, Eye Disease, Oral Health, The Foot.
  • Success Story
  • Summary

Module 9: Culinary and Spice Medicine

  • Bioindividual Nutrition: most important method to prevent and treat diabetes in society today.
  • The integration of nutrition & culinary knowledge to support clients in achieving & maintaining
  • optimal physical & mental health
  • Culinary Medicine for Diabetes
  • Diets for Individual Needs & Life Stages
  • The 10 Diet Essentials
  • Diet Essential: Prepare Fresh Foods Daily
  • Gather, Prepare & Share Fresh Food Daily
  • Food Preparation & Diabetes
  • Preparation Strategies
  • Basics of Diabetes Nutrition
  • Choose Initial Goals
  • Choose from a Spectrum of Foods
  • Kitchen is your Pharmacy
  • Best Foods for Diabetes
  • Anti-inflammatory and analgesic foods
  • Cardiovascular foods
  • Cognitive foods
  • Natural diuretics
  • Glandulars From Foods
  • Fermented Foods
  • Two Fermented Foods: Natto & Miso
  • How to Use Soy
  • Butter is Better
  • Ghee / Clarified Butter
  • Storing Fats
  • Best Fats for Diabetes
  • Coconut Oil
  • Sesame Oil
  • Brain Bolt Salad Dressing
  • Vinegar
  • Bitter Greens: Fat Digestion & Mental Health Foods
  • Bitter Greens for the Liver
  • Nutrients for Fat Emulsification
  • Organ Meats
  • Medicinal Mushrooms
  • Medicinal Mushrooms for Energy & Focus Recipe
  • Plant Proteins
  • Chlorophyll
  • Broccoli & Cruciferous Vegetables
  • Sprouts are Nutrient Dense
  • How to Grow Sprouts
  • Kelp is the New Kale!
  • Seaweed
  • Dulse Wakame Salad
  • Seaweed Salad
  • Nopal (Prickly Pear Cactus)
  • Nopal Salad
  • Nopal & Eggs
  • Fiber in Plants: Our Prebiotics
  • Terms of Reference
  • Reactive / Functional Hypoglycemia
  • Hypoglycemia & Mood
  • Hypoglycemia & Diabetes
  • Hypoglycemia & Food
  • Overcoming Cravings
  • Xoco-atl: Food of the Gods
  • Benefits of Chocolate
  • Chocolate
  • Benefits of Chocolate (different)
  • Chocolate Tips
  • Chocolate Recipe
  • Foods to Reduce Cravings
  • Oats & Anxiety
  • Dairy Protein
  • Gelatin & Collagen
  • Substitute Healthy Foods for Food Cravings
  • Principle of Substitutions
  • Substituting Unhealthy Comfort Foods with Healthy Options
  • Neurotransmitters & Precursors
  • Coffee Substitutes
  • Green Tea
  • Exercise: Make a Food Substitutions List
  • Selected Types of Diets
  • What are Ancestral Diets?
  • Culture, Genetics & Diet
  • Principles of Ancestral Nutrition
  • Authentic, Ancestral Foods
  • The Anti-Inflammatory Diet
  • Inflammation & Obesity
  • Traditional Foods of Pacific Northwest
  • Natural DHA & EPA Sources
  • Eastern European Peoples
  • Inuit People
  • Traditional Irish Foods
  • Traditional Foods of Mexico
  • Biochemical Individuality
  • No One Right Diet For Everyone
  • Bio-individuality
  • Metabolic Typing, cont.
  • Individualized Nutrition
  • Types of Oxidizers
  • Fast Oxidizers
  • Slow Oxidizers
  • Mixed / Balanced Oxidizers
  • Assessment: Metabolic Type
  • Food Allergies, Sensitivities & Special Diets
  • Food Allergies, Definitions
  • Common Allergens
  • Food Sensitivities/Intolerances
  • Symptoms of Food Intolerance
  • Lactose
  • Casein
  • Gluten
  • Gluten & Depression
  • Casein & Gluten Sensitivity
  • Gluten & Intestinal Permeability
  • Gluten Elimination
  • Nightshades
  • The Coca Modified Pulse Test
  • Coca Neurolingual Testing
  • Test for Nightshade Sensitivity
  • Potato Substitution
  • Nightshade Substitutions
  • Neurotoxins
  • Aspartame
  • Foods & Food-Related Technologies
  • Cooking Skills
  • Kitchen Appliances
  • Nutritional Therapies Training
  • Summary: Healthy Foods
  • Apples & Pears
  • Cherries
  • Fruit
  • Recipe, Kiwi, Strawberry & Avocado Smoothie
  • Recipe: Nopal Smoothie
  • Carrot Beet Apple Juice
  • Cashew Cream
  • Brainbow colors
  • Green
  • Red Purple
  • Yellow Orange
  • Nitrate Stimulates Nitric Oxide
  • Flavonoids
  • Natto & Viscous Vegetables
  • The Importance of Oolichan Oil
  • Nutritional Supplements and Medicinal Plants. The Importance of Oolichan Oil
  • Nuts
  • Culinary Pedagogy
  • Sugar substitutes
  • Stevia ( Stevia rebaudiana)
  • Xylitol
  • Erythritol
  • Yacon Syrup ( Smallanthus sonchifolius)
  • Honey
  • Molasses
  • Monk Fruit
  • Noni Juice
  • Food Color
  • Red Food
  • Orange Food
  • Yellow Food
  • Green Food
  • Blue/Purple Food
  • White Food
  • Black Food
  • Food Preservatives
  • 5 most important anti-inflammatory foods
  • 5 most important cardiovascular foods
  • 3 most important antidepressant foods.
  • Cases.
  • Spices & Diabetes
  • Sea Salt
  • Kitchen Spices & Condiments
  • Three Hot Cousins: Ginger, Turmeric & Saffron
  • Turmeric
  • Ginger
  • Saffron
  • Garlic
  • Mustard
  • Oregano
  • Dill
  • Use of herbs and spices in culinary medicine for diabetes.
  • Recipes, protocols and instructions for use
  • Success Story
  • Summary

Module 10: Herbal Medicine and Diabetes

  • The Ethics of Herbal Medicine
  • Health Freedom Legislation
  • Integrating Herbal Medicine
  • Herbal Medicine Applications
  • Herbal Medicines for Diabetes
  • The 5 Most Important Herbs for Diabetes
  • Assess for Herbal Medicine Use with Clients
  • Modes of Herbal Delivery
  • Nervines
  • Botanical Nervines
  • Adaptogens
  • Licorice Root / Glycyrrhiza galbra
  • Polarity Tea
  • Licorice Root & Cortisol
  • Flax / Linum usitatissimum
  • Fennel / Foeniculum vulgare
  • Fenugreek / Trigonella foenum-graecum L.
  • Eleuthero / Eleutherococcus senticosus
  • Amrit Guduchi / Tinospora cordifolia
  • The 3 Sisters of Sleep
  • Valerian (Valeriana officinalis)
  • Hops
  • Skullcap
  • Combining for Actions: Stress & PTSD
  • Herbs with Anti-Depressant Evidence
  • St. John’s Wort
  • Rhodiola R. rosea
  • Medical Cannabis for Diabetes
  • Cannabis
  • Cannabinoid Receptors
  • THC & CBD
  • CBD & TBI
  • Endocannabinoid Deficiency Syndrome
  • Psychoactive Herbs
  • Ginkgo Biloba
  • Lemongrass
  • Bacopa monnieri - Water Hyssop
  • Indications & Contraindications
  • Herb / Drug Interactions
  • Essential Oils & Aromatherapy
  • Essential Oils
  • Aromatherapy & Essential Oils
  • Modes of Application
  • The Power of Smell/Taste & Memory
  • Smell Alters Consciousness
  • Odors & Autonomic Function
  • Mood Booster
  • Sleep & Headaches
  • Dementia Agitation
  • Herbal Medicine Resources
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • GlucoFit®
  • Phytotherapy: Diabetes Type I vs. Type II
  • Herbs & Holism
  • Glucose Management, 10 important hypoglycemic herbs & supplements
  • Berberine
  • Bilberry ( Vaccinium myrtillus )
  • Bittermelon ( Momordica charantia )
  • Bladderwack (Fucus vesiculosus )
  • Burdock ( Arctium lappa )
  • Chia ( Salvia hispanica )
  • Cinnamon ( Cinnamomum cassia )
  • Fenugreek ( Trigonella foenum-graecum )
  • French Maritime Pine Bark (Pinus pinaster )
  • Gurmar ( Gymnema sylvestre)
  • Stevia ( Stevia rebaudiana )
  • Cardiovascular Health 5 Important Herbs
  • Hawthorne ( Crataegus spp.)
  • Garlic ( Allium sativum )
  • Gingko ( Ginkgo biloba)
  • Ginger ( Zingiber officinale )
  • Ginger Tea
  • Roselle ( Hibiscus sabdariffa )
  • Saffron & Hibiscus Water or Tea
  • Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease/Liver Support: 3 important hepatic herbs
  • Milk Thistle ( Silybum marianum )
  • Dandelion (Taraxacum campylodes)
  • Turmeric (Curcuma longa)
  • Diabetic Neuropathy 3 Important Herbs
  • Cayenne ( Capsicum annum )
  • Cayenne Massage Oil
  • Cannabis ( Cannabis sativa )
  • St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum)
  • Nervous System Support
  • What are Adaptogens?
  • Reishi ( Ganoderma lucidum )
  • Banaba Lagerstroemia
  • Psychedelic Medicine
  • Ketamine (neuropathic pain, refractory depression)
  • Ayahuasca
  • Psilocybin
  • Safety and process
  • Success Story
  • Summary

Module 11: Nutritional Supplements

  • Principle “Diet is essential but not sufficient”
  • Ethics & Nutritional Supplementation
  • Goals of Nutritional Therapy
  • Supplement Dosing
  • Vitamins, Minerals, Botanicals & Glandulars
  • Contraindications & Side Effects
  • Best Vitamins, Minerals, Amino Acids, Fats, Glandulars, & Special Nutrients
  • Core Nutrients for Diabetes
  • How to Take Nutrients? Smoothies
  • Essential Vitamins
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • B Complex Vitamin
  • B Complex Vitamin
  • B-Vitamins, 5-MTHF & Genetics
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Choline
  • Vitamin C
  • Fat Soluble Vitamins
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin K
  • Vitamin K Dose
  • Essential Minerals
  • Chromium
  • Glucose Tolerance Factor
  • Calcium
  • Statins
  • Lithium Mineral
  • Magnesium
  • Potassium
  • Zinc
  • Copper
  • Iodine
  • Iron
  • Antioxidants
  • Probiotics
  • Essential Fatty Acids
  • Gamma Linoleic Acid (GLA)
  • Amino Acid Therapy
  • Amino Acids
  • Theanine
  • Coenzyme Q10
  • Melatonin
  • Phosphatidylserine
  • Bromelain
  • RNA/DNA Supplements
  • Glandular Supplementation
  • Myer’s Cocktail IV Supplements
  • Protocol Design
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Hormones
  • Databases
  • Laboratory Testing
  • Inflammatory Markers in Blood Tests
  • Zinc Taste Test
  • What is Methylation
  • Methylation Governs
  • Foods for Methylation
  • What Supplements Support Methylation?
  • Magnesium Threonate
  • Chromium
  • PGX® (PolyGlycopleX®)
  • Choline
  • Phosphatidyl Choline
  • Sirtuins
  • Aging –
  • Resveratrol
  • Supplementation for Neuropathy
  • GLA to reduce neuropathy
  • Omega 3+ 6 Fatty Acids
  • Fish Oil - Omega 3
  • Arginine & Nitric Oxide
  • Nattokinase
  • Fatty Liver
  • Special Protocols; Additions or Substitutions
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Neuropathy
  • Depression
  • Eye-Related Issues
  • Sleep or Anxiety Reduction
  • Cog decline
  • AD
  • Plaque and Tau protein
  • Caregiver support
  • Berberine
  • Adrenal Glandular
  • Comprehensive B-Vitamin & Mineral for Glucose Management
  • Fish Oil
  • Psyllium Husk
  • Alpha-Lipoic Acid
  • Pyridoxamine
  • Vitamins E & C
  • Magnesium Lotion
  • B-12 Methylcobalamin
  • Nutritional Supplements Schedule
  • Amino Acid Therapies
  • Nitric Oxide
  • Pancreas Glandular
  • B12 - Essential Vitamin
  • Myo-inositol
  • Agmatine
  • Nattokinase
  • Strategies for nutritional supplementation for type 2 and 3 diabetes.
  • Lab Testing
  • Omega 3 Index
  • Supplements Sources
  • Distributors
  • Nutritional Therapies Training
  • Organizations
  • Vanadium
  • The B Vitamins
  • Biotin
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin A
  • Success Story
  • Summary

Module 12: Pharmaceuticals and their Interactions with Herbs and Supplements

  • Conventional medications (pharmaceuticals)
  • How medications work
  • Oral Medications
  • Biguanide Class
  • Metformin
  • Metformin: Unwanted Effects
  • Metformin: Drug/Herb/Supplement Interactions
  • Metformin: Stopping the Medication
  • Second-line Medications
  • Sulfonylurea Class
  • Sulfonylurea Class: Unwanted Effects
  • Sulfonylurea Class: Drug/Herb/Supplement Interactions
  • Sulfonylurea Class: Stopping the Medication
  • Thiazoladinedione, or Glitazone/TZD, Class
  • Thiazoladinedione, or Glitazone/TZD, Class
  • Thiazoladinedione: Unwanted Effects
  • Thiazoladinedione: Drug/Herb/Supplement Interactions
  • Thiazoladinedione: Stopping the Medication
  • Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 (DPP-4) Inhibitor Class
  • Inhibitor Class
  • Inhibitor Class: Unwanted Effects
  • Inhibitor Class: Drug/Herb/Supplement Interactions
  • Inhibitor Class: Stopping the Medication
  • Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) Inhibitors
  • Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) Inhibitors
  • Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) Inhibitors: Unwanted Effects
  • Injectable Medications
  • Long Acting Incretin Mimetic (GLP-1 agonist) Class
  • Long Acting Incretin Mimetic (GLP-1 agonist) Class: Unwanted Effects
  • Long Acting Incretin Mimetic (GLP-1 agonist) Class: Stopping the Medication
  • Insulin
  • Types of Insulin
  • Longer Acting Insulins
  • Shorter Acting Insulins
  • Place of Insulin in Diabetes Treatment
  • Insulin: Unwanted Effects
  • Insulin: Drug/Herb/Supplement Interactions
  • Stopping Insulin
  • Blood Pressure Medications
  • Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors & Angiotensin Receptor Blockers
  • (ARB)
  • Diabetes Risks
  • ACE & ARB: Unwanted Effects
  • ACE & ARB: Drug/Herb/Supplement Interactions
  • ACE & ARB: Stopping These Medications
  • Diuretics
  • Thiazide Diuretics (Blood Pressure Diuretics)
  • Thiazide Diuretics: Side Effects
  • Thiazide Diuretics: Drug/Herb/Supplement Interactions
  • Thiazide Diuretics: Stopping the Medication
  • Calcium Channel Blockers (CCB)
  • Calcium Channel Blockers (CCB): Unwanted Effects
  • Calcium Channel Blockers (CCB): Drug/Herb/Supplement Interactions
  • Beta-Blockers
  • Beta-Blockers: Unwanted Effects
  • Beta-Blockers: Drug/Herb/Supplement Interactions
  • Beta-Blockers: Stopping the Medication
  • Cholesterol Lowering Medications & Aspirin
  • Cholesterol Lowering Medications & Aspirin: Unwanted Effects
  • Cholesterol Lowering Medications & Aspirin: Drug/Herb/Supplement Interactions
  • Cholesterol Lowering Medications & Aspirin: Stopping the Medication
  • Medications for Neuropathy
  • Medications for Neuropathy: Unwanted Effects
  • Medications for Neuropathy: Stopping the Medication
  • Antidepressants for Neuropathy
  • Antidepressants for Neuropathy: Unwanted Effects
  • Antidepressants for Neuropathy: Drug/Herb/Supplement Interactions
  • Antidepressants for Neuropathy: Stopping the Medication
  • Anti-Fungal Medications
  • Topical Treatments (Creams)
  • Creams: Unwanted Effects
  • Creams: Stopping the Medication
  • Recipe Slide: Herbal Fungal Foot Soak
  • Define two major classes of Medications for AD
  • Reducing or Eliminating Pharmaceuticals
  • Success Story

Module 13: Exercise & Movement for Diabetes & AD

  • Goals of exercise & movement
  • Different types of exercise & effects
  • Aerobics
  • Forest bathing & therapeutic effects
  • HIIT, cognition & diabetes
  • Resistance training
  • Pilates
  • Stretching & yoga
  • Energetics: Tai chi, qi gong
  • Breathing
  • Disorder breathing
  • Hyperventilation
  • Breathing, diabetes, AD & anxiety
  • Breathing exercises
  • Meditation
  • Mindfulness
  • Guided visualization
  • Sound therapies
  • Music, singing, toning
  • Binaural auditory beats
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, diabetes & AD
  • Create your gym at home
  • Enhancing adherence & success
  • Success Story
  • Resources

Module 14: Somatic and Energy Therapies

  • Ethics, Collaboration & Referrals
  • Somatic & Bodywork Therapies
  • Benefits of Massage
  • Touch
  • Bodywork / Massage
  • Rocking
  • Visceral Manipulation Anxiety/Bulimia/Purging
  • Acupuncture for Diabetes Prevention & Treatment
  • Acupuncture
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Mustard Foot Bath
  • Electro Therapies
  • Cranial Electrical Stimulation
  • Beneficial Effects of CES
  • Research is Varied & Inconclusive
  • Resources
  • Acupuncture, Biofeedback
  • Lymphatic System
  • Skin Brushing
  • Skin Brushing Instructions
  • Hydrotherapies
  • The Use of Water
  • Baths
  • Cold Water
  • Hot Water
  • 21 Point Diabetes Massage Protocol
    • Point 1: Cradle
    • Point 2: Neck -10th Cranial Nerve
    • Point 3: Occipital Condyle
    • Point 4: Ear
    • Point 5:Pressure Points On Trapezius Muscle Point 6:Tummy Rock
    • Point 7:Contact with Abdomen & Inner Knee
    • Point 8:Ankle Rotation
    • Point 9:Kidney Reflexes
    • Point 10: Ball of Large Toe
    • Point 11: Ankle & Diaphragm
    • Point 12: Diaphragm
    • Point 13: Diaphragm & Trapezius
    • Point 14: Shoulder Point & Hand Web
    • Point 15 & 16: Side Perineal Rock, Upper Contact
    • Point 17: Gluteal & Trapezius Contact
    • Point 18 & 19: Repeat of Points 15 & 16 on Opposite Side of Body
    • Point 20: Repeat of Point 17 on Opposite Side of Body
    • Point 21: Variation of North Pole Stretch
  • Patient Self Care Massage
  • Massage
  • Acupuncture
  • Foot Ulceration
  • Cautions for Working with Diabetic Patients
  • Warm & Cool
  • Footbath
  • Edema
  • Thoracoabdominal Deep Lymphatic Circulation, Anterior View
  • Main Nodes of the Thorax & Upper Extremity
  • The Deep Lymphatic Circulation
  • Superficial Lymph Circulation of the Anterior Body
  • Schematic Representation of the Areas of the Hand
  • Ashwagandha Bala Oil
  • Success Story
  • Summary

Module 15: Detoxification Strategies

  • Liver
  • Detoxification Processes
  • Glymphatic system
  • Detoxification Strategies
  • Foods
  • Detoxification & Culture
  • Cultural Traditions
  • Enemas
  • Cultural Traditions
  • Symptoms of Liver & Gallbladder Congestion
  • Reduce Toxic Substances
  • Neurotoxins
  • Bread & Yeast
  • Fasts
  • Juice for the Liver & Gallbladder
  • Cilantro/Parsley Pesto Detox
  • Sodium Alginate: Seaweed
  • Brown Algae
  • Bentonite Clay/Montmorillonite
  • Charcoal
  • Oil Pulling
  • Nasal Irrigation / Neti Pot
  • Enemas & Trauma
  • Coffee Enema
  • Liver Flush
  • How the Liver Flush Works
  • The Colon: Fiber Flush
  • Detoxification Resource
  • Environmental Pollution is Associated with Diabetes
  • Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs)
  • Detoxifying Foods
  • Enhance liver function, fat metabolism, GI function
  • Skin Brushing, Foods, Nutrients & Herbs to Detoxify
  • Success Story
  • Summary

Module 16: Self Care, Self-Regulation, and Adherence

  • Self-Regulation & Motivation
  • Motivating Change in Patients and Family
  • Understanding & Overcoming Learned Helplessness
  • Mobile Apps: Reduction in Glucose
  • Empathy
  • Group Support: Diabetes
  • Coaching Diabetes
  • Adaptation of Strategies for Disabilities
  • Brain Reserve & Cognitive Reserve
  • Bio & Neurofeedback
  • Neurofeedback & Cognitive Function in Diabetes 2
  • Neuro: Benefits for Diabetes & Sequelae
  • Heart Rate Variability
  • Trauma Informed Dementia Care
  • Human & Animal Relationships
  • Tailoring Lifestyle Changes
  • Affordability & Access
  • Community Action for Health & Food Justice
  • Compassionate Death & Dying
  • Success Story

Module 17: Protocols and Next Steps

  • Glucose regulation
  • Pre-Diabetes
  • Glycation End Products
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Weight Loss/Fat-Muscle Ratio
  • Satiety
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Edema Pain & Neuropathy
  • Nephropathy
  • Retinopathy
  • Gastroparesis
  • Fatty Liver
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Skin Care
  • Periodontal disease
  • Inflammation
  • Heavy Metals & Toxicity
  • Mitochondrial support
  • Cognitive Performance
  • Cognitive Decline
  • Sundowning/Dementia
  • Caregiver support
  • Next Steps in Practice
  • Practical implementation
  • Collaborate: Integrative Practitioners
  • Dog Therapy
  • Summary of the Course

Author

LESLIE KORN, PH.D., MPH, LMHC, ACS, RPP, NTP, NCBTMB

Leslie Korn, PH.D., MPH, LMHC, ACS, RPP, NTP, NCBTMB, is a renowned integrative medicine clinician and educator specializing in the use of nutritional, herbal and culinary medicine for the treatment of trauma and emotional and chronic physical illness. She is known for her dynamism and humor as a speaker. She has provided over 50,000 hours of treatment in private practice for diverse populations. Her clinical practice focuses on providing clients effective alternatives to psychotropics. She completed her graduate education in the department of psychiatry and public health at Harvard Medical School and her life training in the jungle of Mexico where she lived and worked alongside local healers for over 25 years. She directed a naturopathic medicine and training clinic facilitating health, culinary and fitness retreats. She is licensed and certified in nutritional therapy, mental health counseling, and bodywork (Polarity and Cranial Sacral and medical massage therapies) and is an approved clinical supervisor. She introduced somatic therapies for complex trauma patients in out-patient psychiatry at Harvard Medical school in 1985 and served as a consultant in ethnomedicine to the Trauma Clinic, Boston. She is the former clinical director and faculty of New England School of Acupuncture and faculty at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine.

She is the author of the seminal book on the body and complex trauma: Rhythms of Recovery: Trauma, Nature and the Body (Routledge, 2012), Nutrition Essentials for Mental Health (W.W. Norton, 2016), Eat Right Feel Right: Over 80 Recipes and Tips to Improve Mood, Sleep, Attention & Focus (PESI, 2017), Multicultural Counseling Workbook: Exercises, Worksheets & Games to Build Rapport with Diverse Clients (PESI, 2015) and The Good Mood Kitchen (W.W. Norton, 2017). She was a founder of the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, a Fullbright scholar in Herbal Medicine and an NIH-funded scientist, in mind/body medicine. She is an approved clinical supervisor and is the research director at the Center for World Indigenous Studies where she designs culinary and herbal medicine programs with tribal communities engaged in developing integrative medicine programs.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Leslie Korn is in clinical practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Leslie Korn has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits Awarded for Completion of Entire Package
[+] [-] Combined Continuing Education Credit From All Components
Breakdown of Continuing Education Credits by Components
[+] [-] 052693 - Nutrition & Integrative Medicine for Cognitive Decline, Alzheimer's Disease & Diabetes
[+] [-] 056540 - Create a Successful Telehealth Practice for Nutrition and Integrative Medicine
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