PRESCRIBING RIGHTS FOR NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS:

Dr. Alison Vandekerkhove and Dr. Cathryn Coe are  now licensed to prescribe scheduled drug medications. This prescriptive authority allows patients of Naturopathic doctors access to controlled medicines that are dispensed through pharmacies. This service will be important for many of the people in our community who use Naturopathic doctors for their primary care, as they do not have a family medical doctor. Naturopathic Physicians who are licensed to prescribe will not be able to prescribe federally controlled substances such as opiates, benzodiazepines, and amphetamines.

What are the benefits of saliva hormone testing?

Saliva hormone testing is most useful for uncovering hormone imbalance. For example: discovering a woman has insufficient progesterone to balance high estradiol levels or; that high cortisol levels are interfering with the action of progesterone and testosterone. Once a hormone imbalance has been uncovered, nutritional or bio-identical hormone therapy can be instituted.

Apple Oat Muffins

Some ideas for snack: cut apple with yogurt or almond butter as a dip

Spruce up your Summer Salads with this recipe!

Enjoy this summer salad recipe

Vitamin B12 and Type 2 Diabetes

Reference: Vitamin B12 Deficiency is Common in Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Not Taking Metformin and is Nutritional in Nature,” Jawa AA, Raza R, et al, Endocr Pract, 2009 Nov 26:1-13;

Venus Legacy

Have you been struggling to find a non-invasive, pain free solution to rid of fine lines, wrinkles, cellulite and stubborn fat?

At A New Leaf we are now offering a comfortable and affordable treatment called the Venus Legacy to help minimize those problem areas.

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