Events

Upcoming Master Class LIVE Webinar Series

February 13th Lani Simpson DC, CCD presentation
5:30pm to 6:30pm PT (8:30 ET)

Bone Density Testing Part One

Get your bone density test results ready.If you haven’t done so already, please try to get the diagnostic pages from the bone density facility that did your scans. You can look at the back of Dr. Lani’s book to see the pages.
To be better prepared for this webinar read the chapters on bone density in D. Lani's Book

What you will learn:

  • How to determine whether or not your bone density tests have been properly analyzed and reported. Clearly, there are nuances that only a trained clinical densitometrist would be able to determine. However, you will be able to catch the most common errors after this webinar.
  • How much weight should you give your bone density test?
  • Trabecular Bone Score (TBS) – what does this information tell us?
    • What is the % of error on the TBS?

February 27th Deva Boone, MD, and Lani Simpson DC, CCD
5:30pm to 6:30pm PT (8:30 ET)

Dr. Boone is a parathyroid expert and she specializes in parathyroid surgery at the Norman Parathyroid Center. I am very impressed with her work and our discussions regarding vitamin D, Calcium and parathyroid disease. You won’t want to miss this. Topics will include:

  • The importance of the parathyroid glands and bone health
  • Primary and secondary hyperparathyroidism?
  • The importance of understanding your blood calcium level.How common is parathyroid disease?
  • Vitamin D – are some people taking too much?
  • What lab tests show abnormal parathyroid function.

March 13thJennifer Schneider MD, Ph.D and Lani Simpson DC, CCD
5:30pm to 6:30pm PT (8:30 ET) Wednesday

Osteoporosis Medications: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Dr. Schneider is a physician certified in Internal Medicine, Addiction Medicine and Pain Management. She is the author of 9 books and numerous articles in professional journals. In 2008 and 2010, she and others, presented a report to the FDA regarding femur fractures associated with long-term bisphosphonate use.

We will have a lively discussion on the topic. Both of us agree that wise use of medications is needed for some people. Are medications over-prescribed? How do medications work. What about the new medications? Is estrogen an option to halt bone loss?

Book reading: Read chapter in Dr. Lani’s book on medications

March 27th Dr. Lani LIVE presentation
5:30pm to 6:30pm PT (8:30 ET) Wednesday
Hormones, Schmoremones

  • There is a lot of confusion regarding the use of hormones for bone health. Women can lose as much as 20% of their bone density following menopause. This typically impacts small framed women.
  • How to prevent post-menopause bone loss
  • Who might consider hormone therapy (HT) and who should not consider HT
  • What tests are needed to assess hormone status in pre and postmenopausal women.
  • How do hormones impact men?

April 10th Kate Rheaume-Bleue, ND and Lani Simpson DC, CCD
5:30pm to 6:30pm PT (8:30 ET) Wednesday
Discover What’s New with Vitamin K2: Bone Health and Beyond

Dr. Kate Rheaume-Blue is the author of,Vitamin K2 and the Calcium Paradox:
How a Little-Known Vitamin Could Save Your Life

Some of the questions we will be discussing for Q&A:

  • Vitamin K1 conversion to K2 - if and how?
  • New studies on MK7 and or MK4
  • Any studies regarding K2 and osteocalcin?
  • Interplay with calcium and vitamin D?
  • MK7 soy or garbanzo beans?
  • Testing for vitamin K deficiency - is it reliable?