Presented By: Dr. Georgia Nab, DC, MS, CNS and Dr. Bill Hemmer, DC
Obesity is an epidemic. Nearly 35 percent of all U.S. adults and 50 percent of those 60 years of age or older were estimated to have the metabolic syndrome.(1) These individuals have an increased risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.(2)
Doctors have increased time demands and decreasing reimbursements, therefore, must have an efficient assessment, strong understandings of physiology, and deep product knowledge in order support their overweight patients.
- Current guidelines for the diagnosis of metabolic syndrome
- Body typing and associated symptom patterns
- Nutritional and herbal approaches for the metabolically imbalanced patient
- Effective lifestyle changes patients can make to improve overall outcomes
- Take-home skills you can easily put into practice Monday morning
- Eight continuing education (CE) hours for doctors of chiropractic
PLEASE NOTE: CE hours are approved for chiropractors licensed in Illinois. Acupuncturists PDA (CE) hours are approved for those licensed in Illinois and Wisconsin.
Saturday, May 20 | 8:00 a.m.-5 p.m. | Bu et lunch will be served Location: Eaglewood Resort and Spa | 1401 Nordic Road | Itasca, Illinois
Health care professional fee: $100 before May 1 | $150 after May 1
Staff /guest fee: $75
Register: Rachel Elmore at 800-848-5061, ext. 6360, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advance registration is required.
Georgia Nab, DC, MS, CNS
A 1994 graduate of Cleveland Chiropractic College-Kansas City, Dr. Georgia Nab owned a successful chiropractic clinic in Wichita, Kansas, before joining Standard Process health and wellness team in 2012. She currently helps to provide chiropractic care, nutrition counseling, and nutrition education training to more than 370 employees at the company’s corporate headquarters.
Bill Hemmer, DC
Dr. Bill Hemmer owns and operates a successful chiropractic and functional medicine practice in Tuscola, Illinois. He is also a co-founder of Functional Wellness Systems, a comprehensive business system rooted in providing specific guidance on how to effectively integrate functional medicine into any existing health care practice.
Do not miss this opportunity to offer weight management products and services into your Functional Medicine Practice.
1: Maria Aguilar, Taft Bhuket, Sharon Torres, Benny Liu, Robert J. Wong. Prevalence of the Metabolic Syndrome in the United States, 2003-2012. JAMA, 2015; 313 (19): 1973 DOI: 10.1001/jama.2015.4260
2: English, C. (2016). 2016 Gallup-Palmer College of Chiropractic Annual Report: Americans’ Perceptions of Chiropractic. Gallup. http://www.palmer.edu/gallup-report. Published Sept. 2016. Accessed Sept. 2016.