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Key Ingredient Focus  |  Berberine

Designs for Health Australia presents this Learning Collective Webinar:

Understanding Berberine  |  Clinical Applications


Presentation + Q & A Discussion
Dr Oscar Coetzee 
and Amy Chapman Dip HSc

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Welcome To The Learning Collective

We are proud to welcome you to The Learning Collective as our latest education initiative. With an ongoing commitment to our practitioner community, you can now engage in the latest research and education with this series of complimentary webinars.

Each Learning Collective webinar focuses on a key ingredient, relevant to your clinical practice, highlighting the relevant research and applications. The Learning Collective sessions support you to broaden your understanding and gain clinical insights to implement in your practice.

An evidence-based practitioner education briefing

Join renowned US clinician, Dr Oscar Coetzee, as he presents the second of our new quick-briefings with a spotlight on key ingredients.

Insulin and blood glucose management challenges are now increasingly common in patients. Blood lipids and liver health are also highly relevant factors for many patients, including those with NAFLD.
Practitioners can benefit from the latest clinical experience and research into Berberine to have more diagnosing and prescribing resources.

Join Dr Oscar Coetzee as he draws on his own clinical expertise and shares detailed insights into treatment options using Berberine.

Learn the key clinical applications of Berberine:

  • Understand the background and history of Berberine R&D
  • Clinical use and effectiveness of Berberine
  • Effectiveness to support healthy blood sugar/glucose
  • Berberine use for liver conditions in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Relevance of Berberine to insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia
  • Antimicrobial, antiviral, and antiparasitic actions of Berberine
  • Mechanisms of action in the maintenance of healthy blood lipids/blood fats
  • Latest Berberine research and systematic reviews

Learn from Dr Coetzee’s wealth of experience

Dr Oscar Coetzee
Clinician, Researcher, Educator

Motivated by his desire to reverse the chronic illness epidemic, Dr Coetzee continues to be a pioneer in the field of nutritional science.

Born and raised in South Africa, where he completed his military schooling and earned bachelor’s degrees in criminology and psychology, Dr Coetzee also earned a masters degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport (USA).
He went on to receive a PhD in holistic nutrition from Clayton College of New Hampshire (USA), and a Doctorate of Clinical Nutrition (DCN). Dr Coetzee finished his second doctorate from Maryland University of Integrative Health, with a specialisation in nutrigenomics.

His key areas of interest are chronic inflammatory diseases, metabolic syndrome, intestinal permeability, type 2 diabetes and sports performance.

Meet Your Webinar Host

Amy Chapman Dip. HSc Nutrition
Designs for Health Australia

Amy Chapman is the QLD Practitioner Health Educator at Designs for Health Australia.

Amy has 20yrs experience as a Nutritionist with a keen interest in gut/immune health, weight management, and Fitness.
Amy supports our QLD-based Practitioners on guidance & understanding the GI Map Test Reports.
Also, assisting Practitioners in making an informed decision, on the most suitable DFH formulas for their dispensary.