March 7th, 2019 at 5:30 PM

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Julia Buchkina, MD, MPH, IFMCP will explain the science behind leaky gut and how the functional medicine treatment approach to chronic disease can help address and treat its root causes. We now know that increased intestinal permeability (leaky gut) is at the root of inflammation, autoimmune disease, and cancer.

 Dr. Buchkina uses a comprehensive, patient-centered, and evidence-based approach to identify and address the root causes of chronic disease at Upstream Functional Medicine in Iowa City. Dr. Buchkina received her certification in Functional Medicine through the Institute for Functional Medicine in 2014. She is board certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine.