Should I Count on 23 and Me?

“23 and Me” has become a common phrase as genetic research uncovers more connections between our genes and our health. If you have not heard of it, you likely have a friend of family member who has already looked at it. 23 and Me is a company which takes a sample of your saliva and tests several hundred thousand genetics points of your DNA for changes associated with different health concerns.

Why Patients Love Functional Medicine

This past week, had the opportunity to share some feedback in the Williamson Herald about why patients love functional medicine.  I have copied that editorial below:

Since opening Sanctuary Medical Care and Consulting this year, many patients have expressed a similar question, “What is functional medicine?” Dr. Hutton and I enjoy answering this question for two reasons: 1) We see it working in our patients.

PFC MVP – A New View of Nutrition

At the end of September, I was privileged to attend an AFMCP conference.  This stands for Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice and was hosted by the Institute for Functional Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.  I wanted to share some of the things I learned and realized during that week.  Not all of the thoughts will be completely organized as I was taking notes while writing these notes for you.