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.
You will surely walk away with a string of pearls from this series. In this video, look for key insights about hormones, insulin resistance, estrogen dominance, testosterone metabolism (and how zinc levels can affect it), androgen dominance, hypothyroidism, xenoestrogens, and unexpected root causes of an elevated hsCRP level. Be on the lookout for these connections in your own patients and clients too.
Congratulations to Julie Farrelly, Nurse Practitioner (her practice is AchieveOptimalHealth.com.au), an SAFM student with an active practice in Australia, and her excellent work with a 19-year-old young woman with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), Hypothyroidism, Morbid Obesity, Low-grade Inflammatory symptoms, and occasional Irritable Bowel Symptoms. Indeed a complex one!
Check out the video and see what surprises you…
If you missed the first video in this series, click here to watch Davina’s case.
Here at SAFM, we offer an optional, two-year certification program called AFMC, Applied Functional Medicine for Coaching. It’s a rigorous process that gives practitioners a chance to demonstrate 2 powerful milestones: (1) that they’ve completed two semesters of SAFM education and (2) that they’ve practiced using this knowledge with enough of their own patients/clients to have developed some really solid skills. It’s an awesome achievement! And a delight for me to see over and over again just how astute our graduates become via an SAFM education and their commitment to practice-practice-practice their skills – from nurse practitioners to health coaches to nutritionists to physicians.
Thank you so much for joining in. I wish you well in your practice growth!
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