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Optimizing the “Second Meal Effect” for a Healthy Glycemic...

America’s metabolic based diseases are on the rise; with over 20 million Americans currently having Type 2 diabetes (T2D), it is expected that 1...
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The Diabetes Prevention Program: CMS Reimbursement Protocols for Data-Driven...

Part 1 of 2 On March 23, 2016, the Affordable Care Act turned six years old. Signed into law in 2010, the Affordable Care...
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The Diabetes Prevention Program: Implementing Medical Foods into a...

Part 2 of 2 After 20 years of impressive clinical results, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has determined that the Diabetes...
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Are You Always Hungry? This May Be Why

In our society, food is abundant. The food industry spends nearly $10 billion every year advertising junk food and fast foods. (1) Over the years we...
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An Overview on Prebiotics – Part 3

This multi-part series will help you understand what prebiotics are, what they do, and how they may improve the health of your patients. Based...
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Treatment Consideration for Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is defined as an increase in the concentration of bacteria of more than 100,000 colony-forming units per mL in...
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Highlights from the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine...

The Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM) held their annual conference in San Diego, CA from Oct. 30 – Nov. 4, 2016 recently...
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“Take Control” of Your Blood Glucose

Many Americans are touched by pre-diabetes or Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) either personally or because of a family member being diagnosed with the condition....
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Resolve It, Don’t Block It!

For nine issues in this newsletter, we’ve been highlighting a number of chronic health issues with underlying inflammation the main culprit for the progression...
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Specialized Pro-Resolving Mediators (SPMs) and Diabetic Wound Healing

SPMs and Diabetic Wound Healing Approximately 29.1 million Americans, or 9.3% of the population, have diabetes with Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM) representing 90-95% of...
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An Overview on Prebiotics – Part 2

Series Part 2: An Overview on Prebiotics This multi-part series will help you understand what prebiotics are, what they do, and how they may...
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Specialized Pro-Resolving Mediators (SPMs) and Osteoarthritis

SPMs and Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are both inflammatory disorders that affect the cartilage and the lining of the joints, respectively....
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Resolution of Inflammation: A More Effective Way of...

SPMs are Different from Omega-3 Fatty Acids For the past 40 years, clinical research in inflammation has been focused on blocking, suppressing or inhibiting...
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Inflammation in Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Role of SPMs

Inflammation in Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Role of SPMs Osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are both inflammatory disorders that affect the cartilage and the...
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Inflammation and Menopause: Cardiovascular Outcomes and Specialized Pro-Resolving Mediators

Inflammation and Menopause: Cardiovascular Outcomes and Specialized Pro-Resolving Mediators So far in our series on inflammation and specialized pro-resolving mediators (SPMs), we have covered...
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Asthma, Inflammation, and Resolution with SPMs

Asthma, Inflammation, and Resolution with SPMs Pathology & Prevalence of Asthma Asthma is a common chronic respiratory disorder that is characterized by “asthma attacks”...
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An Overview on Prebiotics – Part 1

Series Part 1: An Overview on Prebiotics This multi-part series will help you understand what prebiotics are, what they do, and how they may...
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SPMs and Inflammation in Aging

SPMs and Inflammation in Aging Intuitively, we understand that our health status declines as we age. Increasing incidence of morbidity associated with chronic diseases...
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