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Why do some people seem unaffected by – or even able to thrive under – stress, while others suffer with depression, anxiety, or turn to unhealthy coping strategies like overeating? While no one factor can explain these differences entirely, emerging research about genetic variations can provide a big clue. Understanding the link between genetic variations…

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“NutritionalGenomics is preparing the patient for a deeper commitment to functional medicine’s process and partnership.” Functional Medicine can be overwhelming to both providers and patients Functional Medicine is overwhelming to both providers and patients. The provider has been tenaciously studying the functional medicine tenants, balancing their own physical, mental and emotional health, family relationships, career…

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Finding the Best Pricing Model Good Medicine on the Go Ep. #4 Finding the Best Pricing Model for your Practice gave practical tips and strategies for creating a long-term, viable business model. Dr. Morris reviewed 4 Functional Medicine pricing options: Insurance, Membership-Hybrid, Cash, Direct Primary Care Model, plus how to begin practicing Functional Medicine if…

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Seeing the Big Picture is always helpful The Institute for Functional Medicine and private practices create amazing patient materials. I think of the patient tools as “Stars” and this Functional Medicine Care Planner as the “Constellation.” The Functional Medicine Care Planner is a tool to document, track, and budget all of the pieces to the…

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You just finished your first appointment with a new patient. It went a little long (2 hours, yikes!) but you’re feeling good. The patient was agreeable and open to any suggestions you made – which was a good thing, because you had a LOT of suggestions. The next week you’re surprised to see their follow-up…

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