The anticipation is building as we gear up for the biggest weekend in Chicago – A4M’s September event between September 29th and October 1st. Practitioners from across the country will gather in the birthplace of anti-aging medicine for this highly anticipated event.
For over 30 years, A4M has led the charge in advancing functional medicine, integrative hormone therapy, and the anti-aging specialty. The diverse curriculum of this symposium promises to continue that legacy, featuring the latest research and insights from experts in numerous fields.
Attendees can look forward to discovering cutting-edge techniques to implement into their practices, hearing first-hand experiences from fellow Chicago practitioners, and tapping into the excitement and energy of the A4M community.
With unparalleled learning and networking opportunities, this weekend promises to provide immense value to practitioners of all specialties. And there is still time to join your colleagues and industry leaders to exchange knowledge, make connections, and reinvigorate your practice!
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted almost every aspect of life around the globe, drastically diminishing the state of population health worldwide. One concerning trend that has emerged is a significant increase in children and adolescents diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) since the start of the pandemic.
Some researchers have hypothesized that infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in children may heighten the risk of developing type 1 diabetes. However, the scientific landscape is fraught with conflicting evidence, presenting a complex puzzle for investigators to dissect and a pivotal opportunity to explore the root cause of the disease.
Even as numerous studies have documented the rise in pediatric type 1 diabetes cases globally, none have been able to determine the causal link conclusively. While some contend that COVID-19 infection directly elevates the risk of diabetes in children and adolescents, others emphasize the intricate context in which the surging trend has been observed. The extensive list of potential contributing factors underscores the challenge of establishing causation from changes in healthcare utilization, postponed routine visits, and pandemic-related ordinances limiting activities, socialization, and other critical components of childhood development.
For many, the Labor Day weekend marks the end of summer and the official beginning of the school year. As health professionals gear up for a new academic season, A4M is excited to present a stellar lineup of cutting-edge educational experiences to keep them at the top of their game, up to date on the latest research, and equipped to take on any challenge in their practice.
With so many sought-after and highly-awaited events taking place soon, numerous courses nearing capacity, and a limited-time holiday offer, the time is now to fill up the rest of your 2023 calendar with A4M’s unrivaled learning opportunities.
And as leaders in anti-aging and longevity medicine, A4M’s innovative curricula focus on emerging topics and skills that are lightyears ahead of conventional practices. Our courses provide professionals exclusive access to education they won’t find anywhere else.