Presented by Julia Malkowski, ND, DC
The total cost of all chronic disease in the US is almost one-fifth the entire economy. Nearly half of all Americans will suffer chronic disease in their lifetime. We will discuss the intricate relationship between chronic disease and the gut microbiome. Prevalent chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer's and depression will be discussed in relation to the gut microbiome. Appropriate evaluation of the GI microbiome will be discussed alongside clinical considerations. Attendees will take away an understanding of the pathogenesis of chronic disease and the gut microbiome.