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The C Words - How we support clients with Cancer and Chronic Disease
Sat 13 May 2017, 08:45 – 17:00 BST
The role of the Ketogenic Diet in chronic disease
Roderick is one of the UK's most highly regarded naturopathic practitioners. The ketogenic diet as we understand it today was developed in the John Hopkins hospital in the 1920s as a natural cure for epilepsy. Roderick will explore the key action of ketogenics, explain its anti-inflammatory role and the manner by which it avoids feeding conditions that are stimulated by sugar. This will include practical tips and protocols, which you can explore in your practice.
Integrative Medicine - The future of cancer care
Robin is the Founder and Chairman of the UK registered charity, Yes to Life. His youngest daughter Bryony contracted a rare cancer at age 9yrs and had two further cancers, the second of which proved fatal at 23yrs. Robin will look at the current approach to cancer care in the UK and compare the support for an integrative approach around the world. Contrasting theories of cancer will be discussed along with a summary of what is "on offer" for people with cancer.
The Cancer Revolution
Patricia is one of the UK’s leading experts on Integrative Medicine for cancer, also referred to as Integrative Oncology. She is the founder and principal of Cancer Options, a specialist consultancy set up to support people in building their own programmes of integrative care. Patricia will be discussing the latest research on cancer’s cellular environment and its implications for holistic interventions.
Which diet? How to nutritionally support clients with a chronic disease
Philip is one of the leading natural health experts in the UK. He is a master herbalist, registered acupuncturist and naturopath and has been working as a consultant with adults and children for over 15 years. There is a huge array of differing nutritional advice for those with Chronic diseases and Philip will talk about how diet can fit in with existing on ongoing medical treatment. He will also discuss the factors worth considering in these complicated conditions: How to choose an appropriate diet; latest research in genetic testing and biomarkers and dietary protocols
8.45 Registration - Tea and coffee
9.30 AGM (for NNA members)
10.00 Roderick Lane
11.15 Break (refreshments included)
11.45 Patricia Peat
13.00 Lunch (Gluten Free)
14.00 Robin Daly
15:15 Break (refreshments included)
15.45 Philip Weeks
17.00 Conference closes