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This webinar was presented live on November 15, 2018.
Hippocrates aptly stated that *All Disease Begins in the Gut* and recently evidence suggests that improving gut health and the microbiome can decrease inflammation and improve chronic disease outcomes, including blood sugar. This presentation will review the potential for focusing on the gut microbiome as a theraputic target for for improving diabetes outcomes and explore the connections between gut health and brain symptoms, such as depression and anxiety as well. Practical recommendations will be discussed for applying research into practice.
Sponsored by Chobani
Learning Need Codes: 3100, 4040, 5190, 5220
- To describe the current evidence regarding the connection between inflammatory chronic disease and gut health, including the role of the gut microbiome
- To take an evidenced based approach for practical patient recommendations, using foods with live and active cultures as well as specific probiotic strains and prebiotic foods and supplements to decrease inflammation and improve blood glucose metabolism
- To apply practical dietary strategies for improving overall gut health and inflammatory disease processes
Angelique Crandall MS, RDN, CDE
Angelique is a Certified Diabetes Educator and holds a Master’s degree in Nutrition and Functional Medicine. She is currently the Nutrition Coordinator for the preventive health clinic at Sandia National Labs, which employs more than 10K people. She also serves as Adjunct Faculty at the University of Western States in their Masters of Nutrition and Functional Medicine program. She has worked in pediatric cardiology and in integrative medicine and before transitioning into the nutrition field, she worked in the fitness industry as a trainer and instructor. Having dealt with her own GI and Autoimmune issues, she is extremely passionate about gut health and enjoys learning, teaching and speaking on the topic, every chance she gets.