Utilizing Lab Markers and Common Insufficiencies

Estimated watch time: 58 mins 
Available credits: none
Speaker: Debbie Hutchinson, DCN, CNS, LDN, MS, IFMCP-c

This presentation will be centered on addictions and mental health and how conventional lab markers and functional testing can benefit the recovery process and before, during, and after medical detoxification. The results will help guide nutrition and nutraceuticals that are known to support metabolic detoxification pathways, immune system and other potential underlying problems that could be contributing factors to ones inability to recover and/or prevent relapse. 


  1. Lab testing in addictions and mental health
  2. Food and addictions 
  3. Immune system and addiction and mental health

About the Speakers:

Debbie is a Functional Medicine trained Doctor of Clinical Nutrition (DCN). A Licensed Board-Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist (LDN). A Bachelor of Science in psychology with an emphasis on substance use. Certification through the Institute for Functional Medicine expected in 2022. A published author in peer reviewed journals and continues to work towards future publications. The latest publication being “The Microbiome and Neurotransmitter Activity”.

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