January 2014 | Gastrointestinal Health/Toxicology/Bariatric

jan14.pdf_1_thumbDetoxicification for Prediabetes……………>> cover Sarah Cimperman, ND


Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Treating Inflammatory Bowel Diseases…………………….>> bottom of cover Gary Weiner, ND, LAC


Helminthic Therapy: An Emerging Intervention in the Era of Immune Dysregulation………….>>10
Mark Davis, ND
Helminthic therapy may rekindle an ancient relationship with the human organism, serving to restore therapeutic immune responses in allergic and autoimmune diseases.


SIBO: The Finer Points of Diagnosis, Test Interpretation, and Treatment…..>>11
Allison Siebecker, ND, MSOM, LAc
Steven Sandburg-Lewis, ND, DHANP
A major cause of IBS, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth can be easily diagnosed through breath testing and treated with diet and targeted supplementation.


Disease, Health, and the Human Microbiome………………………..>>16
Judy Fulop, ND, MS, FABNO
Gut microbiota have emerged as key players in health and disease, contributing to both GI and systemic disorders, and responding to changes in diet.


Reversing Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity……………………………………>>18
Dennis Godby, MA, ND
A multiple-modality approach to diabetes, including attitude, stress reduction, high-intensity exercise, and proper macronutrient balancing, can help reverse the disease.


Crohn’s Specific Food Plan: A Case Study Using Traditional Foods…………>>20
Jennifer Williamson, ND
Dr Williamson shows how targeted elimination of complex carbohydrates from the diet can reduce inflammation and heal a macrocytic anemia in a patient with IBD.


A Case of Peptic Ulcer Disease: Healing the Digestive Tract With Traditional Naturopathy…………………..>>22
Jennifer Brusewitz, ND
A case study exemplifies how traditional naturopathic interventions can effectively heal peptic ulcers.


On the Path Toward Health and Healing: An Interview with Barry Taylor, ND….>>24
Barry Taylor, ND
An elder reflects upon how years of practice have taught him the power of listening and of changing context for patients in the healing process.


The Abdominal Compress According to Kneipp and Priessnitz……………………..>>27
Sussanna Czeranko, ND, BBE
The power of the cold-water abdominal compress can be attributed, in part, to personal discoveries of healing by the early naturopaths.


Part 1: Oh, the irony… What Vonnegut Knew……………………..>>29
David J. Schleich, PhD
The very roots of naturopathy (which attracted students to naturopathic medical educators) ironically seem to run counterpoint to the directions of contemporary naturopathic medicine.

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