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Thyroid Autoantibodies

April 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm UTC-8

Webinar Overview

This topic will focus on the clinical relevance and management of thyroid autoantibodies for the naturopathic physician. Patients are often unsure of their thyroid diagnosis and antibodies have rates of sensitivities and specificities that leave doctors perplexed. Furthermore the common practices used for managing thyroid antibodies is often incongruent with current medical literature.

About the speaker...

Alan Christianson is a Naturopathic Physician who specializes in natural endocrinology with a focus on thyroid and disorders. Dr. Christianson was a member of the premier class of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM) graduating in 1996. He has been actively practicing in Scottsdale since 1996 and is the founding physician behind Integrative Health. He is a NY Times bestselling author whose titles include The Metabolism Reset Diet, The Adrenal Reset Diet, and the bestselling Complete Idiot’s Guide to Thyroid Disease. Dr. Christianson is the founding president of the Endocrine Association of Naturopathic Physicians. He frequently appears on national TV shows like Dr. Oz, The Doctors, The Today Show and CNN as well as print media like Shape Magazine, Women’s World, and Natural Health.

Learning Objectives

Attendees will review the following topics

      Be aware of basic thyroid anatomy and physiology

      Understand the pathophysiology of autoimmune thyroid disease

      Be able to diagnose autoimmune thyroid disease

      Guide the patient on the clinical relevance of autoantibodies

      Be able to manage thyroid antibodies with lifestyle methods

      Be able to help manage antibodies with pharmacologic agents if needed

Details

Date:
April 10, 2019
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm UTC-8

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