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The world of medicine can be challenging. Clinicians and patients are always looking for more options, more effective treatments… and in the end, more answers. What if there was a way to practice medicine that digs deeper and offers a new perspective? Functional medicine focuses on addressing root causes of disease. At Genova Diagnostics we’ve watched this field evolve and grow for over 35 years….

We’ve not only adapted, we’ve led. Join us as we talk about functional medicine, laboratory testing, and optimizing health. Welcome to the Lab Report.

The Lab Report Genova Diagnostics, Inc

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 98 Ratings

The world of medicine can be challenging. Clinicians and patients are always looking for more options, more effective treatments… and in the end, more answers. What if there was a way to practice medicine that digs deeper and offers a new perspective? Functional medicine focuses on addressing root causes of disease. At Genova Diagnostics we’ve watched this field evolve and grow for over 35 years….

We’ve not only adapted, we’ve led. Join us as we talk about functional medicine, laboratory testing, and optimizing health. Welcome to the Lab Report.

    All Things Ayurveda with Dr. Gillian Ehrlich

    All Things Ayurveda with Dr. Gillian Ehrlich

    Ayurvedic medicine is one of the oldest holistic healing systems. It was developed thousands of years ago in India and is still practiced throughout the world both exclusively and in conjunction with Western medicine. Ayurveda works to find balance between our innate constitution and how we adapt to our world. Dr. Gillian Ehrlich is extensively trained in conventional and functional medicine but also weaves the art of ayurveda through each patient encounter helping to treat the whole patient – body, mind, and spirit.

    In today’s episode, Dr. Gillian Ehrlich discusses the principles of Ayurveda. We learn how she puts science and art together toward practicing true transformational medicine.

    Today on The Lab Report:


    4:20 Gillian Ehrlich on her path to Ayurvedic medicine
    9:30 The three Doshas – Vata, Pitta, Kapha 
    16:25 Finding your dosha
    21:40 Tailoring interventions for each dosha
    29:05 Lab testing, ama, and the importance of digestion    
    37:30 NeuroVeda Health – a unique medical practice  
    49:45 The Fireball

    Additional Resources:

    NeuroVeda Health

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    Thanks for tuning in to this week’s episode of The Lab Report, presented by Genova Diagnostics, with your hosts Michael Chapman and Patti Devers. If you enjoyed this episode, please hit the subscribe button and give us a rating or leave a review.

    Don’t forget to visit our website, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Email Patti and Michael with your most interesting and pressing questions on functional medicine: podcast@gdx.net.

    And, be sure to share your favorite Lab Report episodes with your friends and colleagues on social media to help others learn more about Genova and all things related to functional medicine and specialty lab testing.

    To find a qualified healthcare provider to connect you with Genova testing, or to access select products directly yourself, visit Genova Connect.

    Disclaimer: The content and information shared in The Lab Report is for educational purposes only and should not be taken as medical advice. The views and opinions expressed in The Lab Report represent the opinions and views of Michael Chapman and Patti Devers and their guests.

     
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    • 55 min
    Dr. Molly Maloof & The Spark Factor

    Dr. Molly Maloof & The Spark Factor

    Dr. Molly Maloof has been leading and innovating in the personalized medicine space for years. Her entrepreneurial spirit lends itself to looking at healthcare in very forward-thinking ways. After years of research and clinical practice, she’s finally put all of her knowledge down on paper and is soon to release her new book, “The Spark Factor: The Secret to Supercharging Energy, Becoming Resilient, and Feeling Better Than Ever.”  

    In today’s episode, we meet Dr. Molly Maloof and discuss her unique approach to health, wearable devices, biohacking tips, and the power of “The Spark Factor.”

    Today on The Lab Report:


    4:30 Molly Maloof on her path to personalized medicine
    11:30 The Spark Factor
    17:45 Wading through biohacking for women - fasting, diets, CGM, HRV
    22:55 Using laboratory testing in practice
    26:40 Wearable devices – pros/cons
    32:40 Listening to intuition, inner wisdom, and body signals
    37:55 Love, social connection, and optimal health
    45:25 The Fireball

    Additional Resources:

    The Spark Factor

    Dr. Molly Maloof

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    Thanks for tuning in to this week’s episode of The Lab Report, presented by Genova Diagnostics, with your hosts Michael Chapman and Patti Devers. If you enjoyed this episode, please hit the subscribe button and give us a rating or leave a review.

    Don’t forget to visit our website, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Email Patti and Michael with your most interesting and pressing questions on functional medicine: podcast@gdx.net.

    And, be sure to share your favorite Lab Report episodes with your friends and colleagues on social media to help others learn more about Genova and all things related to functional medicine and specialty lab testing.

    To find a qualified healthcare provider to connect you with Genova testing, or to access select products directly yourself, visit Genova Connect.

    Disclaimer: The content and information shared in The Lab Report is for educational purposes only and should not be taken as medical advice. The views and opinions expressed in The Lab Report represent the opinions and views of Michael Chapman and Patti Devers and their guests.

     
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    • 48 min
    The Benefits of Berberine

    The Benefits of Berberine

    Berberine is an alkaloid compound that can be extracted from several plants. It is a widely used supplement in personalized medicine and is also beginning to get some traction within the conventional medicine space. Berberine is mainly used in the GI tract for its antimicrobial effects, but as it relates to gut health, that’s just the tip of the iceberg. What is even more fascinating is berberine’s vast systemic metabolic influences.

    In today’s episode, we dive into the wide array of berberine’s important effects. Not only on the gut, but also on detoxification systems, skin, eyes, lipid and blood glucose control, hypertension, and cardiovascular health.

    Today on The Lab Report:


    4:00 Berberine – not an herb – where does it come from?
    6:55 Overall gut modulator, skin health, and detox
    13:05 Metabolic dysfunction – blood glucose, protein, lipids
    14:50 Cardiovascular effects and heart health
    16:00 Contraindications and safety considerations
    18:00 What’s in a name?

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    Thanks for tuning in to this week’s episode of The Lab Report, presented by Genova Diagnostics, with your hosts Michael Chapman and Patti Devers. If you enjoyed this episode, please hit the subscribe button and give us a rating or leave a review.

    Don’t forget to visit our website, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Email Patti and Michael with your most interesting and pressing questions on functional medicine: podcast@gdx.net.

    And, be sure to share your favorite Lab Report episodes with your friends and colleagues on social media to help others learn more about Genova and all things related to functional medicine and specialty lab testing.

    To find a qualified healthcare provider to connect you with Genova testing, or to access select products directly yourself, visit Genova Connect.

    Disclaimer: The content and information shared in The Lab Report is for educational purposes only and should not be taken as medical advice. The views and opinions expressed in The Lab Report represent the opinions and views of Michael Chapman and Patti Devers and their guests.
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    • 24 min
    Starch - The Good, The Bad, and The Bland

    Starch - The Good, The Bad, and The Bland

    Diet and nutrition are a cornerstone of health and wellness. Small changes can have big impacts! With so much research and so many opinions, many people still struggle with what they should be eating. When looking for help, it’s difficult to wade through the various schools of thought since people become entrenched in their dietary camps: keto, carnivore, vegetarian, Mediterranean, etc. Recent trends have been leaning toward decreasing or eliminating carbohydrates in general. But, if history has taught us anything, vilifying specific food groups can have consequences. Are all carbs bad? If our industry espouses a personalized approach to health, shouldn’t that include diet?

    In today’s episode, we discuss the good and bad of carbohydrates – and more specifically starch. We discuss the different types of starch and the fact that not all carbs are created equally

    Today on The Lab Report:


    2:25 Why are we vilifying carbohydrates?
    5:00 Not all carbs are created equally – let’s talk starch basics
    6:45 Starch digestibility and glycemic index
    8:30 Slowly digestible and resistant starch
    12:00 Effects on the microbiome
    15:15 Starchy foods and Retrogradation
    19:00 Glycoalkaloids, potato safety, corn starch
    21:10 Question of the Day

    Is there anything nutritious in a potato?



    Subscribe, Rate, & Review The Lab Report

    Thanks for tuning in to this week’s episode of The Lab Report, presented by Genova Diagnostics, with your hosts Michael Chapman and Patti Devers. If you enjoyed this episode, please hit the subscribe button and give us a rating or leave a review.

    Don’t forget to visit our website, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Email Patti and Michael with your most interesting and pressing questions on functional medicine: podcast@gdx.net.

    And, be sure to share your favorite Lab Report episodes with your friends and colleagues on social media to help others learn more about Genova and all things related to functional medicine and specialty lab testing.

    To find a qualified healthcare provider to connect you with Genova testing, or to access select products directly yourself, visit Genova Connect.

    Disclaimer: The content and information shared in The Lab Report is for educational purposes only and should not be taken as medical advice. The views and opinions expressed in The Lab Report represent the opinions and views of Michael Chapman and Patti Devers and their guests.

     

     
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    • 24 min
    A Year In Review: 2022

    A Year In Review: 2022

    Another calendar year in the books, and The Lab Report did not disappoint. Incredible interviews with some of the brightest minds in the health care industry, complex medical topics made easy, games, jingles, and loads of fun. As we approach the New Year, it’s a great time to listen back to some of the highlights (and lowlights) from the podcast throughout 2022.

    On today’s episode, Michael takes a walk down memory lane while Patti is away on vacation – though, despite the distance you can’t separate the dynamic duo.

    Today on The Lab Report:


    2:15 Michael is making his own episode– Better Call Patti!!!
    5:30 Jingles, sound effects, and Travis
    9:00 Metabolic Health and New Year Resolutions
    20:30 Michael’s random life advice, flubs, and the importance of staying curious
    30:30 The Lab Report reviews by audience & guests
    33:00 Dynamic duo general insanity/nonsense and Michael’s early onset grumpiness
    41:30 It's not all shenanigans – we do some important interviews
    49:50 Games, grooves, and lack of gravitas
    60:00 Practical tips and profundity from our guests
    63:30 We talk a lot about animals. Also, we apparently hate insects
    69:20 Fireball Fun

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    Thanks for tuning in to this week’s episode of The Lab Report, presented by Genova Diagnostics, with your hosts Michael Chapman and Patti Devers. If you enjoyed this episode, please hit the subscribe button and give us a rating or leave a review.

    Don’t forget to visit our website, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Email Patti and Michael with your most interesting and pressing questions on functional medicine: podcast@gdx.net. And, be sure to share your favorite Lab Report episodes with your friends and colleagues on social media to help others learn more about Genova and all things related to functional medicine and specialty lab testing.

    To find a qualified healthcare provider to connect you with Genova testing, or to access select products directly yourself, visit Genova Connect.

    Disclaimer: The content and information shared in The Lab Report is for educational purposes only and should not be taken as medical advice. The views and opinions expressed in The Lab Report represent the opinions and views of Michael Chapman and Patti Devers and their guests.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     
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    • 1 hr 17 min
    A Holiday Hodgepodge

    A Holiday Hodgepodge

    When it comes to holiday traditions, we think of decorating Christmas trees, baking cookies, the Elf on the Shelf, or lighting a menorah. But holiday traditions are far more unusual and diverse throughout the world. Some might really surprise you!

    On today’s episode, we touch on some unusual international holiday customs you’ve likely never heard while sprinkling in some clinical pearls. We also continue our podcast tradition of reading The Lab Report’s special rendition of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.   

    Today on The Lab Report:


    5:00 Kentucky Fried Christmas
    7:00 The Christmas Pickle
    8:55 Pooping logs, yule goats, & frankincense
    14:30 Christmas disease game
    17:30 Santa Claus towns
    20:00 ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

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    Thanks for tuning in to this week’s episode of The Lab Report, presented by Genova Diagnostics, with your hosts Michael Chapman and Patti Devers. If you enjoyed this episode, please hit the subscribe button and give us a rating or leave a review.

    Don’t forget to visit our website, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Email Patti and Michael with your most interesting and pressing questions on functional medicine: podcast@gdx.net.

    And, be sure to share your favorite Lab Report episodes with your friends and colleagues on social media to help others learn more about Genova and all things related to functional medicine and specialty lab testing.

    To find a qualified healthcare provider to connect you with Genova testing, or to access select products directly yourself, visit Genova Connect.

    Disclaimer: The content and information shared in The Lab Report is for educational purposes only and should not be taken as medical advice. The views and opinions expressed in The Lab Report represent the opinions and views of Michael Chapman and Patti Devers and their guests.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
98 Ratings

98 Ratings

smackiepipe ,

These two doctors make learning fun!

Seriously! They take everything from complex medical/health matters to foods

FxMedDoc ,

Hilarious

The banter… And tons of great info. So glad I found these two! I mean, really… learning should be fun!

Mobutu Sese Seku ,

Good Idea Poor Execution

I love the concept of this podcast. Unforunately the broadcasters appear to be more interested in chit chatting and filling us in about their personal lives it condenses 5 minutes of good info into 30 - 60 minutes. They really strange thing is they appear to be proud of this fact.

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