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“what can an MD learn from me?”

So often I hear practitioners say things like: “I feel self-conscious when I speak to doctors.” “How can I partner with doctors when they know so much more than I do?” “How do I gain respect from doctors?” Whether you’re looking to partner with doctors or not, read on… Feeling more confident, respected, and like…


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Root Cause

Listen to this post instead! The phrase ‘root cause resolution’ gets thrown around a lot these days. And it’s a brilliant expression. It’s one that allows us to think about what might be happening “upstream” that’s causing “downstream” signs, symptoms and even diagnoses. I don’t mean to mix metaphors (trees and streams), but if we…


The Appointment GAP in healthcare (and why we need a new type of practitioner)

Our healthcare system is riddled with GAPS. GAPS in care, understanding, time, finances, and more. Both patients and practitioners suffer from these GAPS, and it’s time we fill them. To do so, we need to bring diet and lifestyle modification to the forefront of care. Last week we dove deep into the Knowledge GAP—the chasm…