KARA FITZGERALD, ND completed a post-doctorate in nutritional biochemistry/laboratory science with Richard Lord, Ph.D. Author: Case Studies in Integrative and Functional Medicine, contributing author: Laboratory Evaluations for Integrative and Functional Medicine; IFM’s Textbook for Functional Medicine. She lectures globally on functional medicine; is on faculty at IFM and practices in Connecticut.

Musings from PLMI’s Third Annual Thought Leaders Consortium: The Future of Genomics in Healthcare

It wasn’t that long ago I was playing Pong on Atari with my best friend Kevin. Or popping open that ubiquitous AOL tin to harvest the CD with free AOL hours. Or even searching for a working bottle of white-out for my early college term paper typos. And now here we are, plunged headlong into…

Episode 7 From Cell to Soul A Functional Approach to Women’s Hormone Management with Sara Gottfried MD

Episode 7: From Cell to Soul: A Functional Approach to Women’s Hormone Management with Sara Gottfried, MD

Dr. Kara Fitzgerald & Sara Gottfried, MD Dr. Sara Gottfried has elegantly distilled her years of clinical experience and thousands of patient contacts into a user-friendly body of knowledge for physician and layperson alike. She’s truly a functional/systems medicine pioneer, combining the best of scientific data with the art (and heart) of medicine. An expert…

New Study Published 10-21-15: Antibiotics Are Making Kids Fatter

A study just published in the International Journal of Obesity shows that kids who take antibiotics regularly (about 7 courses through childhood) gained significant weight, and do it faster than those who’ve never taking antibiotics. The study also demonstrated that this effect lasts long into adulthood. “Not only did antibiotics contribute to weight gain at…