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January 24-26, 2013
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Module IX: A Metabolic and Functional Approach to Children's Health

Upon completion of this module, the participants will:

  • Understand that the health of the mother when she is pregnant greatly impacts the health of the child
  • Review the literature on metabolic approaches to prenatal health
  • Learn antecedents and mediators that affect the development of ADD/ADHD
  • Learn nutrients that have been shown in medical trials to aid in the treatment of ADD/ADHD
  • Understand the importance that gastrointestinal health plays in ADD/ADHD
  • Learn the side effects of conventional treatments for ADD/ADHD
  • Recognize the behaviors and symptoms of a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Learn the common factors present in ASD children
  • Discover laboratory profiles to identify unique treatment options available for ASD
  • Review the literature on the history of vaccinations
  • Understand the role that detoxification plays in ASD
  • Recognize the role oxidative stress plays in ASD
  • Look at microglial activation in ASD
  • Ascertain the possible role allergies may play in ASD
  • Look at nutritional supplementation that has been found successful in the literature in the treatment of ASD
  • Review a new study on hyperbaric treatment for children with autism
  • Look at the role of antibiotic use in children
  • Learn herbal therapies that may function as antibiotics
  • Review the current statistics on childhood obesity
  • Gather new information on metabolic modalities to treat and prevent childhood obesity
  • Review a metabolic approach to the treatment of childhood allergies
  • Realize that insulin resistance may begin in childhood
  • Understand the role that exercise plays in overall health in childhood
  • Learn metabolic approaches for the treatment of infections
  • Know detoxification therapies for children
  • Learn treatment modalities for teens with aggressive behaviors
  • Recognize the role diet plays in the psychological health of a child
  • Learn metabolic treatments for childhood depression
  • Understand the importance of bowel health in a child
  • Learn metabolic and functional treatments for asthma
  • Know metabolic therapies for learning disabilities