LABORATORY TESTING All labs used are CLIA certified by the federal government. Tests for Medicare coverage require a physician's authorization.Standard Testing includes: chemistry, CBC, lipids, etc. done at Lab Corp or Quest Diagnostics, where labs bill to your insurance. Nutritional Lab Kits include specialty lab testing for vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, immediate and delayed food allergies, heavy metals, stool tests, neurotransmitters, and comprehensive cardiometabolic panels, etc. Many are covered by insurance, some are not.
BIOTYPE DIETS ® & FOOD ALLERGIES This is my patented and trademarked research on food allergies and human biological types. It statisically correlates 6 blood types (A1 A2, B, O, AB, Rh-neg) to 4 kinds of food allergies (IgE, IgG, T-cells, & Lectins). See the BOOKS page. Also see SPECIALTIES page on food allergy types.
SUPPLEMENTS FOR CLINIC PATIENTS: Available on my Wellevate cart to current and past patients and their families. Includes: supplements, herbs and skin care products. [A subsidiary of Emerson Ecologics.] If you don't have an account yet, call me at the Clinic to set up one.
CUSTOM COMPOUND SUPPLEMENTS Rx Custom Nutrient Compounds can be designed and ordered for children or adults with special needs, and filled at a licensed compounding pharmacy. They contain the same high quality ingredients as our bottled brands. They come in liquid, powder, or pills. These are especially useful for small children who cannot take adult supplements, or for patients who cannot swallow pills.
MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY
“Medical nutrition therapy (MNT) is the assessment of nutritional status followed by nutritional therapy. The nutrition assessment includes review and analysis of 1) medical, nutrition and medication histories, 2) physical examination, 3) anthropometric measurements, and 4) laboratory test values. Nutrition therapy may include 1) diet modification, 2) counseling and education, 3) disease self-management skills training, and 4) administration of specialized therapies such as medical foods, intravenous or tube feedings.” [American Medical Association.] [CPT Codes: 97802, 97803, 97804.]