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Asthma, Allergies and Joint Pain

September 12, 2019 | 12 Comments | SAFM Team

(This is another rich, sample entry from our Q&A Treasure chest, a database with hundreds of entries to support students with their patient and client work.  Unlimited access is included as part of our Core 101 Semester program.) Student Question: Tracy, I have a 51 y/o client who has been seeing a naturopathic doctor for Asthma, Allergies, […]

What can YOU learn from Julie’s case?

September 4, 2019 | 4 Comments | SAFM Team

  Good day to you! Today we continue the series of videos celebrating a few of our AFMC-certified practitioners – and key clinical insights we can all take away from their excellent case study assessments. You will surely walk away with a string of pearls from this series.  In this video, look for key insights […]

True Root Causes of Dis-Ease for Practitioners

August 28, 2019 | 103 Comments | Greg Dawson

Hi! I am so excited to share this Facebook Live and THESE POWERFUL PEARLS of functional medicine with you. At SAFM we honor that scientific knowledge is always evolving. That’s why we regularly revise our content in light of new research findings. This information is CRITICAL for ALL practitioner modalities. [Want to take your practice […]

Geeking out on Functional Medicine science isn’t Enough! What makes SAFM Different

August 19, 2019 | 58 Comments | Greg Dawson

At SAFM, we appreciate that we have many several, very credible colleagues offering functional medicine training programs.  We love them and appreciate their service.  What we offer at SAFM is different, and there are very specific reasons How and Why!  (And I got really passionate about them in this video; even if you’re already a […]

The Power of Functional Medicine Interconnectedness

August 10, 2019 | 215 Comments | SAFM Team

Hi! I am so excited to share this Facebook Live and THESE POWERFUL PEARLS of functional medicine with you.  At SAFM we teach our students to be both confident and highly skilled at “puzzle piecing” and finding the interconnectedness between pieces of each patient’s unique case. In this presentation, I’ll share a few staples but […]

Talking Turkey with Wildly Successful Practitioners

August 7, 2019 | 9 Comments | SAFM Team

Welcome! In this session, I dive into busting some myths and straight-talking some truths about business success.  I share a model I’ve personally enjoyed the past decade supporting a thousand clients of my own.  Best of all, I have four SAFM students with me sharing their own stories of successful , fulfilling practices. This is an […]

Weight Loss Pearls from Functional Medicine Science

August 1, 2019 | 11 Comments | Marketing Team

When a new client or patient walks into your office or drops into your inbox with the phrase, “I am just desperate to lose weight”, do you wince?  Many practitioners who are savvy with other entrenched chronic dis-ease dynamics find requests for sustainable weight loss to be particularly daunting.  Because, as we all well know,losing […]

Blood-Sugar-Busting Berberine: a Diabetes Solution

July 24, 2019 | 70 Comments | SAFM Team

  Insulin resistance, the common root cause of Type 2 Diabetes, is truly epidemic in our society.  Whether we realize it yet or not, I believe every one of us has a practice loaded with patients or clients with suboptimal blood sugar control and related metabolic issues.   The good news is that Type 2 diabetes […]

Deep Dive on Diabetes for Practitioners

July 16, 2019 | 139 Comments | Greg Dawson

Hi! I am so excited to share this Facebook Live and THESE POWERFUL PEARLS of functional medicine with you. At SAFM we honor that scientific knowledge is always evolving. That’s why we regularly revise our content in light of new research findings. This information is CRITICAL for ALL practitioner modalities. [Want to take your practice […]

Functional medicine is NOT enough

July 1, 2019 | 9 Comments | SAFM Team

One of our prospective students asked a question of me a few years ago that I simply have to share. A practitioner asked, “I totally get the power of functional medicine. But if someone goes to see a good FM doc, why in the world would they still need a health coach?” Well, because functional medicine […]