Total Patient Care Management: Knowing the Predisposition of Chronic Disease – Robert Martindale, MD, PhD
In this presentation, “Total Patient Care Management: Knowing the Predisposition of Chronic Disease,” Robert Martindale, MD, PhD of Oregon Health & Science University discusses how to get ahead of chronic disease in an aging population by reviewing current research and clinical experience. Dr. Martindale explores unique challenges associated with aging, including malnutrition, sarcopenia and anabolic resistance, cognitive decline, obesity and chronic inflammation, and gut/microbiome health. He takes a whole system approach to healthy aging and patient care, sharing preventative, evidence-based, and targeted therapies, including dietary, supplemental, and gut microbiota interventions.
Dr. Martindale is a Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of Surgery at the Oregon Health and Science University.
Presented at the Integrative Healthcare Symposium Annual Conference (IHS) in New York City – February 22, 2017.