Chris Wildeboer – Acceptance part 5 of 5

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Presenter: Katherine
Guest: Chris Wilderboer
Guest Bio: Chris Wildeboer is the founder of Balance Central and has been working in the Wellness Industry for over 15 years – today she is one of the highest qualified Qld practitioners currently working in her field.

Chris was a Kinesiologist and from there she discovered many other techniques but the one that she has been using now for 14 plus years is R.A.W. (Rekindled Ancient Wisdom).

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Chris joins us to talk about her book Balance Central in a 5 segment special.

 

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Using Creative Programs and Engagement Techniques in Dementia Care Communities [Interview][Transcript]

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Presenter: Neal Howard
Guest Bio: Mindy Bolton is a creativity coach, dementia care practitioner, and founder of Shay’s Way. Her organization utilizes the arts to improve the skills of those giving care to dementia patients.

Segment overview: Shays Way is an organization in Minnesota, USA that strives to enrich dementia care through creative programming; infusing long-term care with the arts on both the personal, family level as well as professional care facilities.

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The State of Fibre Consumption in Australia [transcript][audio]

Guest: Dr. Gina Levy

Presenter: Tabetha Moreto

Guest Bio: Dr. Gina Levy is the Senior Nutrition Manager ANZ at Kellogg. Gina has nearly 20 years’ experience as a dietitian in the food industry, and has also consulted for some of the largest food companies in Australia, as well as many non-government organisations. Gina has a Bachelor of Science, a Bachelor in Nutrition and Dietetics with Honours, and a PhD in Biomedical Science. Gina integrates her breadth of knowledge and experience into helping Kellogg integrate nutrition into the business to drive results. She is a member of the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology, the Dietitians Association of Australia and the Nutrition Society of Australia.

Segment Overview: In today’s interview, Dr. Gina Levy joins the program once again to discuss the recently commissioned research into grain fibre inadequacy and the costs to both health and economy, as well as Kellogg’s Nutrition’s new focus on gut microbiome and healthy happy guts. She also highlights how Australians are not consuming enough fibre in their diet and how awareness needs to be raised in order to fix this issue.

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Approaching Rheumatoid Arthritis With a Positive Mindset

The New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Diane Chamberlain talks about pursuing her writing passion while living with rheumatoid arthritis, a chronic inflammatory condition. Joining her is Ara Dikranian, MD, Rheumatologist at the Cabrillo Center for Rheumatic Disease in San Diego, CA.

Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune chronic inflammatory arthritis that causes swelling in the joints which could lead to pain and stiffness that could lead to loss of mobility. The most commonly involved joints are the hands, wrists, feet and the knees. There are about 1.6 million adults in the US living with rheumatoid arthritis and diagnosed between the ages of 40 and 70.

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Identifying Genes Involved in Migraine for the Development of Better Diagnosis and Treatment [Interview][Transcript]

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Guest: Professor Lyn Griffiths
Presenter: Wayne Bucklar
Guest Bio: Professor Lyn Griffiths is the Executive Director of the Institute of Health and Biomedical innovation at QUT. She is a molecular geneticist who has been studying the genes involved in common human disorders for nearly two decades.  She has published over 280 research papers, supervised 35 Postgraduates and 38 Honours students and received significant competitive grant and industry funding. Amongst her many achievements, Professor Griffiths was a Queensland Finalist for Australian of the Year in 2005 and has been awarded a Centenary Medal for Distinguished Service to Education and Medical Research. Professor Griffiths was also one of the speakers at the recent Blackmores Institute Symposium held last

Segment overview: In today’s Health Supplier Segment, we are joined by Professor Lyn Griffiths a leading Australian medical researcher who has been studying the genes involved in common human disorders for over two decades, specifically genes involved in migraines. Professor Griffiths’ Her expertise is in the field of human gene mapping and focuses on identifying the genes involved in common complex disorders, including migraine, cardiovascular disease and several types of cancer. She established the Genomics Research Centre at the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation at the Queensland University of Technology. The main focus of her research is aimed at identifying genes so that better forms of diagnosis and treatment can be developed.

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