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What is

Functional Medicine?

Dr. Glick's Functional Medicine is a personalized, precision approach to your health that is incorporated directly into your primary care.  It is an evolution in the practice of medicine that better addresses the healthcare needs of the 21st century patient.  

 

Your health is examined through the context of you as a whole-person rather than just a diagnosis. Dr. Glick focuses on finding the root cause of your health issues to help you achieve your highest health expression possible. He incorporates the latest in genetic science, systems biology, and understanding of how environmental and lifestyle factors influence the emergence and progression of disease.

 

Dr. Glick leverages the best medical technology and sophisticated laboratory tests to provide you a preventative and diagnostic view of your health.  By searching for key nutritional and disease markers, your advanced lab panel will give a complete picture of your current health, potential risks, and wellness opportunities. 

 

Functional Medicine And Chronic Disease

According to the CDC, Chronic Disease is the leading cause of Death and Disability in America. Functional Medicine helps you explore your personal health risk and provide preventative and restoration to your health.

Major Influences Contributing to the Epidemic of Chronic Disease

Dr. Glick is certified by the Institute of Functional Medicine.

What it Means to Be Certified By IFM

IFM Certified Practitioners are the gold standard in the industry and are sought after by both patients and employers.

 

The IFM Certification Program provides the most comprehensive training available in Functional Medicine. The educational materials have been developed by the leaders in the field, and IFM’s teaching faculty have a depth of experience and knowledge honed not only by many years of practice, but also by their commitment to the ongoing development of core concepts, tools, and applications. 

Advanced Training Includes:

 

  • A patient-centered, systems biology approach

  • Evaluation of principal underlying antecedents, triggers, and mediators in the patient workup

  • In-depth application of important dietary, nutraceutical, phytonutrient, mind/body, and pharmacological therapies

  • Detailed clinical applications of core functional laboratory testing

  • Deepening of practitioner communication skills focused on developing a therapeutic partnership relationship with patients

  • Lecture and case-based learning

  • Onsite and online educational activities

  • Comprehensive assessment of the fundamental physiological systems that organize the key clinical imbalances and are affected by the mental-emotional-spiritual core: Assimilation, Communication, Defense and repair, Transport, Energy, Structural Integrity, Biotransformation and elimination

 

Includes 7 Functional Medicine Courses:

 

  • Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP)

  • All six Functional Medicine Advanced Practice Modules®(APMs)

  • GI

  • Detox

  • Immune

  • Hormone

  • Cardiometabolic

  • Energy

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