On October 3-4, 2009, Life Extension® will be co-sponsoring the 2nd Annual Symposium on Science-Based Medicine. This CME-accredited symposium entitled “Yes, We Can…Think Outside the Box,” will be presented by the Robert Fishman Institute and will feature a range of hot topics in nutrition and medicine, including the following:
Let Your Food Be Your Medicine and Your Medicine Be Your Food – An examination of various studies on the components of foods such as fatty acids, antioxidants, and other compounds for healing and preventing disease.
Vitamin D…The Little-Known Hormone that May Save Your Life – Clinical pearls and common pitfalls to help you and your patients successfully use this amazing vitamin. Dosing, testing, vitamin D forms, and blood target ranges will also be presented.
Deadly Connections: Testosterone Deficiency and Metabolic Disease Risk – A review of scientific findings on testosterone and its metabolism along with an examination of risks and benefits associated with testosterone replacement.
Hormone Balancing in Women – For the past 20 years, Dr. Robert Fishman has developed an individualized approach to help women overcome hormone and nutritional imbalances.
This presentation will look at different types of hormone testing and various prescription and non-prescription products for disorders caused by hormonal imbalances.
Mood Therapies/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – Personalized plans based on amino acids and organic acids.
Obesity and GI Disorders – Personalized plans created from DNA-based stool profiles and urinary microbial markers.
Hormone Replacement by the Book – A discussion of the pros and cons of blood, saliva, and urine measurement of hormones and how physicians can make logical decisions concerning restoration of hormone balance.
The topics will be delivered by a range of eminent speakers including:
Robert Fishman, PD
Eldred Taylor, MD
Lynn Lafferty, PharmD, ND
Steven Joyal, MD
Joe Veltmann, PhD
Tracy Hunter, PhD
Maria Mahmoodi, MD
Scott Fogle, ND
Richard Lord, PhD