PCOS: New Research and Treatment Updates II

Speaker: 
Fiona McCulloch, BSc., ND
Lecture Type: 
Breakout Session
Lecture Day: 
Day 2
Room: 
Segal Conference Room
Credits: 
3.00

Description

This talk will provide the viewer an updated understanding of the most current research on PCOS, helping clinicians unravel the mysteries of this complex endocrine and metabolic condition in individual patients. Different presentations of PCOS as well as the evolution of the condition throughout the lifespan will be discussed. Strategies to manage PCOS with clinical applications such as supplementation and the food insulin demand will be presented. In addition, some of the newest theory on immunology and PCOS, as well as the neuroendocrinology of the condition will be detailed.

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Clinicians will learn research updates on PCOS pathophysiology.
  2. Clinicians will learn research updates on integrative approaches to PCOS including clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, supplementation.
  3. Clinicians will achieve the ability to assess PCOS patients in the clinic through the accurate reading of laboratory testing, clinical signs and symptoms of the disorder. They will gain clarity about how to assess and treat PCOS throughout the differing phases of the condition throughout a woman's lifespan. 
Fiona McCulloch, BSc., ND

Dr. Fiona McCulloch, the founder and owner of White Lotus Integrative Medicine in Toronto has worked with thousands of people seeking better health over the past 18 years of her practice. Fiona is a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (2001) and the University of Guelph (Biological Science/Molecular Biology and Genetics). Fiona's book “8 Steps To Reverse Your PCOS” is a women’s health best seller and her blog has an avid readership of 10s of thousands per month. She supports the growth of evidence-based natural medicine and peer-reviews for Natural Standard, a popular database of evidence-based natural medicine. As a woman with PCOS herself, Fiona is passionate about health education and advocacy for women with the condition.

She serves on the medical advisory committee of the PCOS Awareness Association and is a featured speaker at many events within the PCOS and infertility communities. She is a medical advisor to and was the sole developer of the nutrition program for the Open Source Health MyAva precision medicine platform. The myAva PCOS project is the largest system to use state of the art genetic and molecular research, science, evidence-based integrative medicine and technology to help the growing underserved community of women with PCOS.

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Symposium Location

Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada

778-861-3826