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APTA SOUTHERN ARIZONA DISTRICT 4 MEETING – IN PERSON ONLY

Tuesday, November 15th, 6:30-7:45pm

Location:
Tucson Orthopaedic Institute
                2424 N. Wyatt Dr., Suite 130

Light, healthy food options (Home Brewed Kombucha/Basil Seed Coconut
Pudding/Self-Serve Salad Bar)

Title:
Inflammation Ages Us. What Can We Do About It?

Presenter:
 
Georgetta Dolphin, Ph.D. 

Lecture Topic:
With age inflammation increases, which makes us more susceptible to chronic  inflammatory conditions, such as  Alzheimer’s, coronary heart disease, diabetes, and various other chronic degenerative conditions. We all want to age well without debilitating chronic conditions, as they are expensive and come with side effects.  The sooner chronic inflammatory conditions set in (high blood pressures, Type II Diabetes, anxiety, depressions, acne, eczema, psoriasis, gout, migraines, rashes, NAFLD, belly fat) the faster we age and decline.  Type II Diabetes for example used to be an “old person“ condition, now we see it in middle school age kids, young adults as they grow up with a dysfunctional gut microbiome, fatty liver, inflammatory foods and a less ideal lifestyle.  Our genes haven’t changed but our lifestyle has.  Why are we so inflamed? What can we do about it?

Speaker Bio:
Having researched endocrine disruptors and viruses made me be aware of the susceptibility of humans to xenoestrogens and their effect on our bodies.  Once a research nerd, always a research nerd.  I continued to investigate and learn throughout the years different topics on health, wellness, inflammation, the microbiome, why we get sick and how we can change our habits to different ones for better outcomes. Microbes are the key contributors to our wellness and if we don’t think about them first our system declines rapidly via inflammation. I represent the bridge between patients and physicians.  Most doctors don’t have the time to educate their patients on lifestyle modifications  They care deeply for the wellbeing of their patients; but don’t have the time to educate their patients on why they should try to change their habits. That’s where I come in.  I sit down with anyone who wants to change their diet, lifestyle (sleep, exercise, supplement, stress management).  Not everyone wants to change the way they are living, but those who have seen family members decline rapidly are eager to initiate changes but don’t know where to start. They call me a Health Coach, but I see myself more as an educator, bringing science to the public, guiding patients step by step into their world of feeling less inflamed and confident to change old habits into newer ones.

RSVP to: jzoucha@tucsonortho.com /text 520-245-1903

Earn 1 hour of FREE Category A CE credit