Integrative Gastroenterology, 2nd Edition
Latest evidence-based research and therapies on GI issues by Dr. Gerard Mullin and 61 other contributors in Dr. Andrew Weil’s Integrative Medicine Series for health care practitioners. One in two American suffer from digestive problems.
“Millions more suffer from conditions such as migraine headaches, arthritis, mood disorders, chronic fatigue, asthma, allergies, and menstrual dysfunction, which are all related to a disorder in digestive health.” Amazon 2020
Level 2 & 3 CPE
Suggested Performance Indicators: 1.4.1, 1.5.1, 2.1.8, 2.2.1, 2.3.1, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.2.2, 4.2.7, 5.1.1, 5.3.1, 6.1.2, 6.1.9, 7.1.1, 7.3.1, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.5, 8.4.5, 10.1.3, 10.2.4
CPE Type: 720 for Printed/Paper Tests, 740 for Web-based/Online Tests
Upon completion of this course, a person will be able to:
1. Identify three reasons for microbial dysbiosis.
2. Discuss four treatments, foods, or supplements used for treatment of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NALFD).
3. Review three ways to improve the diversity and abundance of gut microbiota.
4. Identify five foods that trigger eosinophilic esophagitis.
5. Discuss three ways to reduce irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms in children.
6. Explain two healthy uses of ginger.
7. Identify the herb that controls two hepatotoxins: alcohol and acetaminophen.
8. Review three nutrition-related Ayurvedic medicine guidelines that improve gut health.
9. Discuss when biofeedback and cognitive behavioral therapy should be used with GI conditions.
10. Explain two lifestyle changes that can control GERD.
11. List four foods that appear to decrease the risk of colorectal cancer.
12. Discuss the evidence for suggesting a high fiber intake for constipation, Crohn’s Disease (CD), and ulcerative colitis (UC).
13. Identify three distinctions between the practice of functional medicine and standard medical practice.
Why we chose this book
The authors are leading experts in Gastroenterology in the world. The book is well researched and on the leading edge of new therapies. Nutrition practitioners respect Dr. Gerard Mullin, author of multiple books for nutrition practitioners on the GI tract.
About the author
Gerard Mullin, MD is Associate Professor and Director of Integrative GI Nutrition Service at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Marvin Singh, MD is an Integrative Gastroenterologist with Coastal Gastroenterology and a Fellow of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine. Alyssa Parian, MD is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology at Johns Hopkins. John Clarke, MD is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine.