Dr. Trindade explains that obesity, prediabetes, and/or diabetes are all clinical manifestations of insulin resistance. She explores patient history, lack of sleep, heavy metals, microbiome, hormonal imbalances, infections, nutrient deficiencies, prescription drugs, and genetic predispositions to find the underlying cause of insulin resistance. Dr. Trindade shows how to devise a treatment protocol with her three-prong approach. Viewers will glean the simplicity and large impact that Functional and personalized medicine can have.
Originally aired April 26, 2018
Filomena Trindade, MD, MPH is a board-certified Family and Integrative physician specializing in nutrition and personalized medicine. Dr. Trindade is a teacher, author, and lecturer in Functional Medicine. She is faculty at the Metabolic Medical Institute (MMI) and the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM).
Dr. Trindade completed a Master of Public Health degree at San Diego State University prior to obtaining her medical degree at the University of California Davis School of Medicine. She subsequently completed residency training in family practice at the Santa Rosa Community Hospital Family Practice program. Before starting her private Functional Medicine practice in 2004, she was the medical director for the San Benito Health Foundation, a nonprofit rural clinic serving underserved farmworkers.
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