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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 | 11 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 | 17 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 | 83 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 […]

Deep Dive on Skin Health for Practitioners

June 10, 2019 | 4 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 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 […]

Dry skin, hair, and brittle nails. And No testing

June 6, 2019 | 2 Comments | Greg Dawson

Hi Tracy, I have a couple of clients right now who have very dry skin, hair and brittle nails. Neither one has the budget for specialized testing. Both came to me for weight-loss. We have introduced a fish oil  and a biotin supplement. What specific tips can you give me for  understanding the interconnectedness and […]

What Can YOU Learn From Dr. Kelly’s Case?

May 31, 2019 | No Comments | Greg Dawson

  Good day to you! Today we continue the series of videos celebrating a few of our newly AFMC-certified practitioners – and key clinical pearls we can all take from their excellent case study assessments. Congratulations to Dr. Jean Kelly for her excellent work with a woman in her 20’s who was struggling with obesity, PCOS, severe […]

Getting to the Root of Itchy, Inflamed Skin, Chronic IBS, Eczema, and More!

May 23, 2019 | 3 Comments | SAFM Team

Congratulations to SAFM student and newly AFMC-certfiied practitioner, Diane!  We are celebrating her success with a client suffering from persistent inflamed and itchy skin, chronic bloating/constipation, eczema, joint pain, persistent weight gain, and more.  A veritable buffet of functional medicine interconnectedness!  Remember:  the skin outside the body is usually a reflection of balance (or lack […]