Mastering Herbs: Metabolic Syndrome & Hyperlipidemia

Mastering Herbs: Metabolic Syndrome & Hyperlipidemia

Description

This presentation reviews Metabolic Syndrome contributors – the Deadly Quartet: Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, Insulin Resistance, and Obesity. Herbs that improve lipid metabolism and serum lipids will be detailed, along with herbs that improve insulin sensitivity. Herbal supplements will be detailed along with dietary approaches, medicinal beverages, and culinary tips.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify which herbs are most effective for improving insulin resistance
  • Identify which herbs are most effective for hyperlipidemia
  • Identify which herbs can improve biliary processing of cholesterol and lipids
  • Prepare sophisticated and specific formulas that best address individual patients and their presentations
  • Prepare effective formulas to treat common presenting aspects of “The Deadly Quartet”
  • Detail various herbal constituents and their mechanisms which can improve insulin signal transduction
  • Differentiate specific herbs for different aspects of metabolic syndrome and know when to emphasize each i the herbal formulas
  • Identify situations where general metabolic support is needed, and when to be aggressive due to concerns of advanced disease and MI risk
  • List the lab markers to help evaluate the severity or urgency of Metabolic syndrome aspects
  • Explain why metabolic disorders, insulin resistance, and hypothyroidism may accompany
  • Use herbs as medicinal foods and create enjoyable beverages to ensure patient compliance
  • Treat diabetes with multi-prong approaches that include medicinal foods, herbal specifics, and long term metabolic support for best effects
  • Create specific and fine-tuned formulas given individual symptoms and presentations

Course Content

  • Mastering Herbs: Metabolic Syndrome & Hyperlipidemia 2h 15min

Instructor

Dr Jillian Stansbury is a licensed naturopathic physician with 30 years experience, specializing in women’s health, fertility, PCOS, adrenal and thyroid disorders, and endocrine imbalances. She also treats immune and allergic disorders, and chronic disease including diabetes, osteoporosis, metabolic syndrome, and heart disease, as well mental health disorders including anxiety and depression.

Dr Stansbury served as the Chair of the Botanical Medicine department at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon and remains on the faculty. Dr Stansbury enjoys keeping up with the latest research in natural products chemistry and sharing the developments with other health professionals, as well as delving deeply into traditional and folkloric wisdom on the uses of plants as foods and medicines. Dr Stansbury compiles her research and presents some 10-20 original research papers at medical conferences each year, and has published numerous scholarly articles and several books, including Herbs for Health and Healing, and PCOS Health and Nutritional Guide. She is the author of Herbal Formularies for Health Professionals - a comprehensive herbal formulary text based on her decades of research and clinical experience (published by Chelsea Green).

Dr Stansbury is also an ethnobotanist and has conducted field studies in the Peruvian Amazon for over a decade, living and studying with the Wachiperi, Matstigenka, Bora, and Yagua communities for many years, as well as studying Andean plants. She has created photo, video, and herbarium archives of the plants that she has learned and has published several books on this material as well, including Stung by the Rainbow, and the Mystical and Medicinal Plants of the Andes and Amazon. She leads ethnobotany field courses for nature, adventure, and plant enthusiasts in the Iquitos and Manu regions of the Peruvian Amazon each July 20-30, and winter holiday. Email Dr Stansbury for more information at [email protected]

Continuing Education Approvals

  • Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists (CFA)

    1.125 CEUs total (up to 1.125 CEUs Category B) -Direct Approval
  • College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO)

    2.25 credits total (up to 2.25 credits Category A) -Direct Approval
  • National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)

    2 PDAs total (up to 2 PDAs Professional Enhancement (CW-PE)) -Direct Approval
  • New Hampshire Association of Naturopathic Doctors (NHAND)

    2.25 CEUs total (up to 2.25 CEUs General) -Direct Approval
  • Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine (OBNM)

    2.25 hours total (up to 2.25 hours General) -Direct Approval
  • Vermont Office of Professional Regulation (VT OPR)

    2.25 hours total (up to 2.25 hours General) -Direct Approval
  • Alliance of International Aromatherapists (AIA)

    1.125 CPDs total (up to 1.125 CPDs Category B) -Assumed Approval
  • Arizona Naturopathic Physicians Medical Board (AZ NPMB)

    2.25 CMEs total (up to 2.25 CMEs General) -Assumed Approval
  • College of Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta (CNDA)

    2.25 continuing competence credits total -Assumed Approval
  • College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia (CNPBC)

    2.25 hours total (up to 2.25 hours Category C - Educational Courses) -Assumed Approval
  • College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO)

    2.25 credits total (up to 2.25 credits Category B) -Assumed Approval
  • Colorado Office of Naturopathic Doctor Registration (CO ONDR)

    2.25 PDAs total -Assumed Approval
  • Connecticut Department of Public Health: Naturopathic Physician Licensure (CT DPH: NPL)

    2.25 hours total -Assumed Approval
  • Council for Homeopathic Certification (CHC)

    2.25 CEUs total (up to 2.25 CEUs Category 2) -Assumed Approval
  • District of Columbia Health Regulation and Licensing Administration (DC HRLA)

    2.25 hours total -Assumed Approval
  • Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Professional & Vocational Licensing (HI DCCA)

    2.25 CEs total (up to 2.25 CEs General) -Assumed Approval
  • Idaho Board of Medicine: Naturopathic Medical Board (ID BOM: NMB)

    2.25 hours total (up to 2.25 hours General) -Assumed Approval
  • Kansas State Board of Healing Arts (KS SBHA)

    2.25 CEUs total -Assumed Approval
  • Maine Board of Complementary Health Care Providers (ME BCHCP)

    2.25 hours total (up to 2.25 hours General) -Assumed Approval
  • Manitoba Naturopathic Association (MNA)

    2.25 hours total (up to 2.25 hours Category B) -Assumed Approval
  • Maryland Board of Physicians (MD BP)

    2.25 hours total -Assumed Approval
  • Minnesota Board of Medical Practice (MN BMP)

    2.25 contact hours total (up to 2.25 contact hours General) -Assumed Approval
  • Montana Board of Alternative Health Care (MT BAHC)

    2.25 hours total (up to 2.25 hours General) -Assumed Approval
  • North Dakota Board of Integrative Health Care (ND BIHC)

    2.25 credits total (up to 2.25 credits General) -Assumed Approval
  • Rhode Island Department of Health: Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline (RI DOH: BMLD)

    2.25 hours total -Assumed Approval
  • Saskatchewan Association of Naturopathic Practitioners (SANP)

    2.25 hours total (up to 2.25 hours Category C) -Assumed Approval
  • Utah Naturopathic Physician Licensing Board (UT NPLB)

    2.25 CEs total (up to 2.25 CEs General) -Assumed Approval
  • Washington State Department of Health: Board of Naturopathy (WA DOH: BON)

    2.25 hours total (up to 2.25 hours Category 2) -Assumed Approval
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