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Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® (FDN) is:

  • System of functional lab work that identifies healing opportunities
  • Proven to help resolve chronic stress related disorders
  • Easily reproducible model of care included in the training
  • All the tools and skills you need to identify root causes
  • An exciting healing art guaranteed to boost your personal satisfaction and professional success to a whole new level

Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® (FDN) is a holistic discipline that employs functional laboratory assessments to identify malfunctions and underlying conditions at the root of most common health complaints. FDN embraces metabolic individuality and provides a step by step method that allows you to achieve repeatable, consistent and successful clinical outcomes.

The Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Certification Course will teach you:

  • How to stop chasing symptoms and focus on healing opportunities instead
  • Which lab tests uncover the root causes of most common health complaints
  • An investigative roadmap that leads you directly to malfunctions and blocking factors
  • How to interpret each lab on an individual basis and correlate with your client/patient
  • Communicating test results and interpretation to your client in plain English
  • Drugless protocols that are safe, potent, proven and professional
  • How to make big gains in tough cases and chronic stress related disorders
  • A business model that is both very exciting and very rewarding in every way

The FDN Certification Course provides training in functional lab assessments and patient intake methods that lead to highly individualized, targeted protocols. The goal of FDN is to build health and enhance performance, especially within the hormone, immune, digestive, detoxification and mucosal barrier systems.

The FDN course is open to all serious health professionals and puts incredible clinical tools right in your hands — plus the skills to use them. You’ll receive comprehensive training plus case management assistance on specific functional lab tests and protocols. As your functional assessment and interpretation skills mature, so shall your patients achieve favorable results. Many providers have built their reputation and business success upon what they learned in the FDN Course..

Functional Diagnostic Nutrition is based on…

  • Resolving chronic stress related disorders
  • Restoring steroidal hormone pathways
  • Restoring normal immune function
  • Restoring normal digestive function
  • Restoring normal detoxification function
  • Identifying and eliminating hidden internal stressors
  • Building a successful private-pay business

Learn how to find the underlying causes of…

  • Allergies, acne, and rosacea
  • Blood sugar problems
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Emotional fragility
  • Headaches and fogginess
  • Indigestion and bloating
  • Inflammation and pain
  • Insomnia and wakefulness
  • Low sex drive
  • PMS, skin, and hair problems
  • Fatigue and lethargy
  • Weight gain and weight loss
  • Muscle and joint pain
  • And many other consequences of the chronic stress response!

Gain a powerful understanding of functional lab testing for underlying causal factors such as…

  • Adrenal Fatigue
  • Poor nutrient breakdown and absorption
  • Pro-oxidative factors
  • Dysbiosis and gut malfunction
  • Hormone imbalances
  • Inflammatory state
  • Immunodeficiency
  • Sluggish liver and detoxification problems
  • Bacterial and yeast overgrowth
  • Antigenic overload and pathogenic conditions

The FDN Course will provide you with:

  • Ability to interpret lab test results from a functional standpoint
  • Ability to properly use bio-identical hormones
  • Ability to integrate FDN with your current discipline and modalities
  • Ability to assess malfunctions and causal relationships
  • Ability to form valid impressions of patient’s best course of action
  • Latest information on safe, natural therapeutic protocols
  • Absolute confidence in your lab test interpretations
  • Continuous support and education
  • Lab resources for non-licensed providers
  • A business model that works long-distance with clients all over the globe
  • Convenience of an online and teleconference learning program
  • Personal lab test results & recommendations to restore or fine-tune your own steroidal hormone metabolic pathways, adrenal, immune, digestive and detoxification functions. You should feel great!

FDN Certification Course highlights:

  • Ten incredible modules, including full length webinars that focus on Functional Lab interpretation, which natural protocols will resolve your patient’s health problems, and a step-by-step method for patient compliance and retention
  • Lifetime access to all bonus modules and additional training
  • Thirty hours of power packed training with the Master of Patient Education, Reed Davis and FDN Advisory Boardmembers, plus over fifty:
    • Recorded presentations and interviews
    • Recorded training videos
    • Recorded training webinars
    • Recorded “intake sessions” with new public
    • Recorded “results & recommendations” consultations
  • FDN Protocols and Documentation developed by Reed Davis and William Wolcott, Author of “The Metabolic Typing Diet”
    • Electronic intake forms and patient templates
    • FDN test result interpretive guides and worksheets
    • FDN protocol guides
    • Built-in troubleshooting method to increase positive outcomes
    • Public education and communication materials
  • Interactive course features plenty of personal coaching
    • FDN professional staff to assist you all the way
    • Live “personal test results” session for your own lab test results – required
    • Live “practical exercise” with a sample client – required
    • Live “personal coaching” with your first two FDN Clients – required
    • Online mid-term and final exams – required
  • Case Management mentoring by the man and staff
  • FDN “How to” business development tools available
  • Lab Resources available for non-licensed practitioners
  • Everything required to learn & practice Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® plus a beautiful Certificate of Completion

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Your Instructor

Reed DavisReed Davis is a clinical nutritionist and researcher who spent eight years in charge of patient education in the Better Health & Wellness Center in Poway, CA. and built one of the most successful practices in the U.S. From his vast toolbox Reed tested over 11,000 people for bone density, hormone, digestion, detoxification, weight and fitness problems and a variety of chronic stress related disorders. Reed’s goal is to teach others how to get to the root cause of health complaints instead of just treating symptoms. He works with top labs and physicians on thousands of cases each year and has keenly developed clinical skills and case management experience. Now you can take Reed’s plain-English FDN course that makes functional lab work easy to grasp and implement into your current practice.

Course Outline

  • You’ll complete two personal lab tests including an adrenal stress profile, plus sex hormone, digestion and detoxification assessments – using BioHealth Diagnostics #205 and #101 test kits. The first step to helping our clients is to understand and assess ourselves. Reed’s clients usually pay over $600 for this package alone!
  • You’ll receive a personal consultation with an FDN Mentor to go over your test results and protocol. These telephone sessions may be recorded and sent to you for repeated listening and example of how to deliver a results and recommendations consultation.
  • You’ll attend 10 Teleconference Sessions with Power Point presentation. Each session is 2 hours and full of practical “what to do” and “how to do it” training. Reed’s exciting approach and training is motivational and attention getting. These are archived and available to you any time, day or night
  • The FDN Course is full of Case Histories and examples of how you will help people overcome their chronic stress related health complaints
  • You’ll watch several video segments presented by Reed Davis at filmed lectures around the country and listen to many taped consultations
  • You’ll participate in practical exercises with FDN Staff

Module 1: Intro to FDN and Steroidal Hormone Balancing

  • Mission & Purpose
  • What is FDN
  • Origins of FDN
  • Course Objectives
  • How FDN works
  • Tenets of FDN
  • What skills you will gain
  • What people want to know
  • What conditions does FDN help resolve
  • Causal Factors
  • A New Way of Looking at Disease
  • What is stress?
  • Progression of Stages of Adrenal Dysfunction
  • FDN Lab Assessments Overview
  • Adrenal anatomy and physiology
  • Stress hormones
  • Steroidal Hormone Balance
  • The Chronic Stress Response
  • The Pregnenolone Steal
  • Steroidal Hormone Metabolic Pathways
  • Physiological Aspects of Cortisol & DHEA
  • BH#205 Adrenal Stress Profile
  • Stages of Adrenal Fatigue
  • Sample Test Results
  • FDN Adrenal/Hormone Assessment
  • Preview of FDN Adrenal/Hormone protocol
  • Lesson 1 Quiz

Module 2: Fundamental Homeostatic Controls and Sex Hormones

  • Fundamental Homeostatic Controls
  • Steroid Hormone Balance (SHB)
  • Homeostasis and Stages of Disease
  • Chronic Stress Response
  • FDN Functional Assessments
  • Lab Reference Ranges
  • Statistical Interpretations
  • Functional Interpretations
  • Estrogen and Progesterone Ranges
  • BH#205 Case Studies
  • Menopausal, Peri-menopausal, Pre-menopausal
  • Estrogen and Progesterone Symptoms
  • When to run the BH#205
  • Male hormones & case study
  • FDN Trainee Exercise

Module 3: Metabolic Assessment Profiling, Digestion and Detoxification

  • Using urine metabolic assessment profiles, and testing the digestive and detoxification (liver) functions
  • Interpreting the BHD #101 Metabolic Assessment Profile
  • Protein breakdown, excessive oxidization and liver and detoxification pathways
  • Forming an impression to guide your therapy and clinical outcomes
  • Basic FDN Intake forms and logical progression of testing procedures

Module 4

  • Using functional assessment intake forms exclusive to FDN
  • Uncovering hidden stressors in hormone, immune, digestive and detoxification systems
  • Practice and procedure methods, correlating a client’s medical history with proper testing procedures, presenting test results to your client, and recommending therapy
  • Introduction to the D.R.E.S.S. for Health Success program

Module 5

  • FDN 90 day therapeutic protocols to restore function and let the body heal itself
  • Diet, Rest, Exercise, Stress Reduction and Supplements
  • When and how to re-test to determine objective outcomes
  • Uncovering hidden stressors like a good FDN detective
  • Supplement protocols and worksheets
  • Using bio-identical hormones and OTC supplements
  • Integrating FDN protocols with client’s current regimen including pharmaceuticals

Module 6

  • Investigating mucosal barrier integrity and leaky gut
  • Using the BHD #304 Mucosal Barrier Function test
  • Assessment of gut ecology and digestive health, gut integrity and immune status
  • Leaky gut assessment and repair protocols
  • Handling difficult cases and ferreting out blocking factors
  • Mid-term practical assignment

Module 7

  • Uncovering hidden stressors, pathogens and stool testing
  • Using the BHD #401H GI Pathogen Screen
  • Identifying bacterial overgrowth, parasites, yeasts, C. diff toxins, H. pylori
  • Stool testing and gut biology

Module 8

  • Gluten/Gliadin and Celiac Disease
  • Using the BH#230 SIgA/Gliadin Antibody Test
  • Immune complexes and systemic inflammation
  • Food sensitivities and oral intolerance
  • Yeast and other opportunistic infestations, Candida
  • BH#238 Invasive Yeast Screen and Candida protocols
  • Thyroid malfunction and the adrenal connection – proof positive

Modules 9 & 10

  • Practicing FDN and course accountability
  • Building your FDN private pay practice
  • Advancing natural health care and your keys to success
  • Troubleshooting your protocols and fine tuning
  • Client management skills and finding clinical correlation
  • How to get Medical referrals
  • Final exam review

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6 Steps to Becoming a Successful FDN Provider

Step 1 Register and Get Tested

  • The course fee is still only $1348.00 for the Advanced Online FDN Certification Course – includes all ten FDN modules with over 50 additional training sessions
  • Please click on the “Register Now” button to see friendly payment options
  • After your registration is confirmed you will:
    • Have instant permanent access to all lessons and materials for the entire FDN Course!
    • Complete two lab tests – one saliva and one urine. You pay wholesale lab fees direct to lab (not included in registration fee)
    • We’ll ship your personal test kits to you on the day that you register.
    • You will also receive a practitioner account with BioHealth Diagnostics Laboratory and test kits for your patient/clients
  • Eventually you’ll stock these kits in your office and dispense them with full confidence (BioHealth will supply you with kits at no charge)
  • Complete the New Client Intake Forms exclusive to FDN to help interpret each case. These are also included in course materials along with customized case management forms, liability waivers, and everything Reed developed over the years – no need to invent your own.
  • Submit saliva and urine specimens to the lab (remember, you pay only half price lab fees if you register now)
  • Lab forwards test results to Reed who will send you a complete interpretive package like with any normal client. FDN Staff will go over the results with you on the phone
  • You’ll see and hear, as a client experiences, the logic of the test results interpretation and the reasons for following the recommended protocol
  • You may decide to follow the recommended protocol at your discretion; in any case, you will receive a wholesale account with BioHealth Diagnostics for all products.
  • Step 2: Start Learning!

    • With registration, you will receive log-in to access all areas of the web site including FDN Modules 1 – 10 and other amazing materials
    • You also listen or watch all FDN Course Videos and recorded consultations
    • Download all FDN Practice tools and use with your first FDN clients or patients
    • Take each lesson one step at a time on your own schedule
    • Attend all ten FDN Modules. The pre-recorded teleconference sessions, with Power Point presentation slides included, will be a whole new encounter for many
    • Even if you are an experienced clinician, working with FDN test data on a functional, pre-disease level is powerful
    • Learn which tests are needed on a case by case basis with your clients
    • Learn how to interpret each test, making you a scientific and effective clinical nutritionist (a Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist!)
    • Learn how to help even the most chronically ill by determining physiological “root causes” of ill health through functional diagnostic testing
    • Learn to avoid diagnosis when a functional assessment will serve the patient better – build health from the inside is not the same as treating a disease
    • Learn to prepare documentation of your test results interpretation
    • Learn how to deliver an impressive and motivating report of findings and recommendations consultation
    • Learn how to order the correct supplements, if any, for your client and receive a commission for all sales (domestic only)

    Step 3: Complete a Mid-term Review and Mid-term Exam

    • A Bonus Module at the half way point (after Module 5) will tune you up for your midterm exam and practical exercise
    • Additional recorded consultations with real patients will give you remarkable insights and knowledge of how to practice FDN
    • You must complete the online midterm examination (multiple choice and T/F) to gain access to Modules 6 – 10

    Step 4: Complete a Practical Exercise with your FDN Mentor

    • You’ll role play in a practical exercise with an “mock up” client played by your FDN Mentor
    • We provide you with test results, patient history and all FDN Intake information on a patient
    • You’ll prepare your results & recommendations report and make an appointment with your “Client”
    • Your FDN Mentor assists you as needed in the preparation and then role play during the consultation
    • You’ll receive a complete report with consultation tips and how to improve your FDN delivery

    Step 5: Complete two test kits each with two of your own patients

    • Once you pass the midterm exam and participate in the practical exercise, you’ll be ready to consult with your own patients about test results
    • You’ll be ready to use FDN testing to help clients on a causal level with most hormonal, immune, digestive, and detoxification related problems
    • Upon registering for the FDN Course, the lab sends you your own test kits to be distributed to your patients as you wish
    • The FDN Certification Course requires you to dispense both the #205 and #101 test kits to two of your own patients clients
    • You will receive your patient’s test results directly from the lab as a new lab client
    • Your FDN Mentor will coach you through each of your first two clients, helping you develop the correct interpretation and protocols
    • After you have completed the FDN Certification Course, the lab will provide you any additional interpretive assistance

    Step 6: Complete FDN Final Exam and start practicing FDN

    • Once you have completed all ten FDN Modules plus; your own personal testing, a practical exercise, the mid-term exam, two test kits with two of your own patients, and the FDN Final Exam, you will have completed the FDN Certification Course
    • Our mission is to educate as many people as possible about Functional Diagnostic Nutrition™ so that they, in turn, may educate others
    • You will be fully deputized to go out and teach your patients and clients about an empowering health care model
    • You will receive a beautiful FDN Certificate of Completion signed by FDN founder Reed Davis
    • Licensed practitioners will have a professional account with the lab for all testing
    • Non-licensed practitioners must order testing through a licensed provider. If you are not currently affiliated with a licensed provider, we will refer you to one that will work with you for as little as $3 per saliva and urine test kit ordered.
    • The new FDN Course is largely completed online at your own pace
    • With registration, you will receive your log-in information to access all areas of the web site including FDN Lessons 1 through 10, plus all FDN Course Videos, FDN Tools, Course Examinations and Exercises

    *Multiple payment options available