Using the Naturopathic Therapeutic Order to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease

Using the Naturopathic Therapeutic Order to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease

Ever wonder how NDs address the number one killer? Hear from Dr. Lai Chim Chan about the many ways naturopathic doctors address cardiovascular disease. Spoiler alert, the approach is rooted in what’s best for the patient, and often very simple to implement.

About Dr. Lai Chim Chan

Dr. Lai Chim Chan is the Course Director and Attending Physician of Cardiology and Pulmonology of the College of Naturopathic Medicine at NUNM and NUNM’s Health Centers.

Dr. Chan graduated from NUNM (formerly known as NCNM) in 2014 and completed two years of family medicine residency at NUNM followed by a 3rd year of residency as the Heart and Lung resident shared by NUNM and Center for Natural Medicine.

As the Cardiology and Pulmonology Course Director, she is responsible for development and implementation of the Cardiology and Pulmonology curriculum in the ND program. She is also the primary instructor for the course and teaches students how to diagnose and manage cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions both in the classroom and clinic. Her clinical interest is primarily in the realm of primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease by way of evidence-informed naturopathic treatment of hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes, coronary artery disease, and heart failure.

She is skilled in the interpretation of 12-lead ECGs and office spirometry, and teaches an elective course that allows students to further their skills in these areas.

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