Session #2 of 9 in the Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Clinical Practice Mentorship Series
December 11, 2014
This session session reviews the practical application of snps testing and organic acids testing in clinical practice using a patient case (ovarian cancer). The difference between methylating cofactors, supportive cofactors and other active cofactors is discussed to differentiate those nutrients that can be used in safely in larger doses (magnesium, for example) and those that have to be dosed judiciously based on patient presentation and diagnosis (methylfolate). In addition, situations where methylfolate must be dosed carefully and why patients have reactions to initial doses of methyfolate is explained.
Steve Ottersberg, MS
Steve obtained a M.S. in Biochemistry from Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ and since then has been actively involved in the field of Genomics and human health. He has an unparalleled passion for connecting biochemistry with Naturopathic Medicine. With a professional career starting in the pharmaceutical industry, as a college professor, and finally as a nutrigenomic consultant, Steve's experience has always been based in science and driven by naturopathic philosophy. He currently works with his wife, Dr. Nasha Winters, ND, FABNO in the support of individuals with cancer using genomic testing and training physicians to utilize current advances in these fields.