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February 18, 2016 Meeting, “Advances In Integrative Medicine” with Bernd Friedlander, DC, Len Saputo, MD, Sherry Fong, DC

February 18, 2016 Meeting, “Advances In Integrative Medicine” with Bernd Friedlander, DC, Len Saputo, MD, Sherry Fong, DC

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The American medical system is needs repair. Complex chronic illnesses cannot be properly treated with 10 minute office visits and expensive medications that address symptoms. Chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and high blood pressure afflict the majority of Americans and account for 75% of the $2.2 trillion spent on health care in America.

This panel discussion will highlight the “future of medicine” for chronic illnesses. This will include anti-aging approaches which promote detoxification and enhancing the body’s natural repair mechanisms. Such approaches include nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids, essential fatty acids and biologic co-factors; medications: and herbal remedies. Other areas important for health include proper absorption of nutrients, GI repair, diet, exercise, lifestyle, mind-body considerations; and novel approaches to stimulate and accelerate the body’s natural repair mechanisms. Stem Cell technology and energy based approaches are included in these novel mechanisms. Lessons learned from approaches to chronically ill populations offer important lessons for folks who want to prevent chronic illnesses.

There will be three members of the panel. The first is Bernd Friedlander, DC who will discuss Cellular Protective Mechanism in Healing and Regeneration. The second speaker is Len Saputo, MD who will discuss Light Therapy in Healing. The third speaker is Sherry Fong, DC. Descriptions of their talks are:

  • Optimal Cell Functioning
  • Light Therapy in Healing
  • Acoustic Sound Healing

Panel Speaker: Len Saputo, MD

len-saputoLen is a board-certified internist with 50 years of experience. He has pioneered the development of an integrative, holistic, personcentered, preventive health care model called “Health Medicine.” He is the founder of the Health Medicine Forum, a non-profit educational foundation and the Health Medicine Center in Walnut Creek. Len is a practicing physician, motivational speaker,
television and radio personality, and was formerly ranked number one in the world in men’s senior tennis by the International Tennis Federation. He is the author of the Nautilus Gold Award winning book, A Return to Healing: Radical Health Care Reform and the Future of Medicine. Len’s free website,, has more than 2500 audio and video files organized to provide completely free integrative information on more than 30 common health care conditions. Len is also deeply involved in NIH funded research at UCSF on the use of infrared light therapy to speed healing and for pain management. The practice of medicine is entering a new era where biophysics is able to explain biochemistry and physiology and is bringing exciting new therapies into clinical practice. In this presentation Len Saputo, MD, will explain how light therapies work and what they do in clinical practice with specific reference to managing the peripheral neuropathy so often seen with chemotherapy. He will share infrared images that demonstrate the amazing scope of practice that is possible to relieve pain and speed up the healing process.

Panel Speaker: Bernd Friedlander, DC

bernd-friedlanderBernd Friedlander, D.C., has a Bachelors Degree in Physical Education with emphasis in applied kinesiology from San
Francisco State University, and a Doctorate of Chiropractic Degree from the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic. He has been involved in developing nutritional therapies since 1982. As result of his therapeutic formulas, he pioneered the research and
use of nutrition and free form amino acids for improving athletic performance as a safe alternative to steroids. Dr. Friedlander will discuss the use of cyproheptadine, an antihistaminic drug in cancer treatment. Cypoheptadine inhibits proliferation of hepatocellular carcinoma cells by blocking cell cycle progression through the activation of P38 MAP kinase.

Panel Speaker: Sherry A. Fong, DC!

sherry-fongSherry A. Fong, DC, owner of Lavitalitee and Innovative Body Concepts has been in private practice for 25 years in San Francisco and Daly City. She specializes in treating and resolving chronic, complex pain, and post trauma rehabilitation. She personally designed effective and unique holistic programs to reverse metabolic syndrome, whole body detoxification, hormone balancing and anti-aging and regeneration of collagen for skin.

Dr. Fong’s chiropractic practice specializes in Acoustic Wave Therapy utilizing THE MIRACLE WAVE® also known as Shock Wave Therapy or ESWT in Europe or Canada. Acoustic Wave Therapy offers the most advanced, cutting edge, highly effective treatment using high energy sound waves to accelerate the healing process by breaking down fibrosis and causing micro fractures (similar to intense exercise) to stimulate regeneration and remodeling of connective and bone tissue. The process stimulates the metabolism and enhances micro circulation to regenerate damaged tissue. The pulses generated by THE MIRACLE WAVE®, a STORZ MEDICAL OEM medical device, penetrate tissue and stimulate cells in the body that are responsible for bone and connective tissue healing. Acoustic Wave Therapy is most effective in awakening the healing process when the body has not been able to heal itself efficiently, usually due to the aging process or severity of trauma. The technology effectively treats complex and chronic pain in the spine, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia. The beneficial effects of Acoustic Wave Therapy are often experienced in 1 or 2 treatments. If cartilage is intact, the therapy eliminates pain and restores full mobility, thus improving the quality of life.

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NOTE: Meeting starts promptly at 7pm.  Main speaker presentation begins at 7:20 p.m.

Join us! $10 at the door, or join as a Member to the right and get a 50% reduced admission price. 

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