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2019 OANP MedTalk ND - Nutrition and the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
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2019 OANP MedTalk ND - Nutrition and the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

When: Tuesday, June 25, 2019
6 - 8:30 pm
Where: National University of Natural Medicine, Ken Harmon Community Room
049 SW Porter St.
Portland, Oregon  97201
United States
Contact: Beth Martin

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Nutrition and the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Daniel Chong, ND

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 | 6-8:30 PM
FREE to members | $40 for non-members
2 General CEUs


In medicine, an epidemic will continue until its true cause is discovered and properly addressed. Killing 1 in 3 people worldwide, cardiovascular disease is perhaps the most lethal epidemic this world has ever seen. Elevated lipoproteins have been an accepted primary causative factor in this disease for years, and we are armed with drugs and other therapies that effectively lower most of them extremely well. Yet this disease rages on, continuing to leave death and disability in its wake. Why is that? Discover a new understanding of the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease, why it happens, and how tools from the world of nutrition can lead to its eradication once and for all.

This lecture will present an evolving view of the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease, as well as tools from the world of nutrition which function to address the causative factors and thus can help lead to its eradication once and for all. It will also review some of the shortcomings of the conventional theory of cardiovascular disease, which keep it from being able to fully explain this phenomenon. The audience will leave with a more cause-based perspective on this condition, as well as practical tools they can apply in clinic, which take this viewpoint into account.

Speaker Information

Daniel Chong, ND, has been a licensed naturopathic physician, practicing in Portland, Oregon, since 2000. His primary focus is on risk assessment, prevention, and drug-free treatment strategies for cardiovascular disease and diabetes, as well as general healthy aging, and dementia prevention.

Dr. Chong has completed certificate training in cardio-metabolic medicine from the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, is an active member of the Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE), serves as a clinical consultant for Boston Heart Diagnostics Lab, and is a contributing editor in cardiology for The Natural Medicine Journal.

Attend 1 (or more!) of our 2019 MedTalks in person and be entered to win free registration to the OANP Annual conference! Live attendees are entered for each MedTalk attended - up to 5 chances to win in 2019.

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Course Approval
2 general CEUs approved by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine (OBNM).

Course Expiration
Please note that you must complete each OANP recorded continuing education course and pass the survey/exam within one year from the date of purchase. If you do not complete the course and pass the exam within one year, you will be required to re-purchase the course.

Online courses are non-refundable. OANP will not cover fees incurred from duplicate payments, insufficient funds, stopped payments or credit/debit cards over credit limits.

This course contains information that is proprietary. None of the material contained within this course may be used without the express written permission of the OANP unless otherwise indicated in the course. As a reminder, before practicing any new modalities or techniques, check with your state’s regulatory authority to ensure they are within the state’s defined scope of practice.

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