Wellness Track
No matter what your age or where you are in your professional career, this track is for you. Always invest in yourself. “The first wealth is health.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sponsored by
Inova

Preventing and Reversing Diabesity With Naturopathic Medicine

Dr. Teerawong (Kan) Kasiolarn

Presented by Dr. Teerawong (Kan) Kasiolarn — Inova Traditional Chinese Medicine Center

This presentation will discuss the new term “diabesity,” representing type 2 diabetes occurring in the context of obesity, along with the latest epidemiological data describing the rising prevalence, health impact, and significant impacts on country’s productivity and economic growth. Diabesity epidemic is likely to be the biggest epidemic in human history.

The presentation will describe some simple steps utilizing naturopathic medicine (holistic nutrition & supplementation) to prevent and reverse diabesity. Several topics of holistic nutrition will be discussed, including omega-3 vs omega 6 fatty acids, farm raised vs. wild caught fish, organics vs. non-organics, etc. You will also learn how to read the labels on nutritional supplements – what to look for and what to avoid.

 

Tips and Tricks for Managing Overactive Bladder

Dr. Lauren Scott

Presented by Dr. Lauren Scott — Inova Medical Group

Overactive bladder impacts 33 million Americans, and fifteen percent of women will deal with overactive bladder in their lifetime. Dr. Lauren Scott will discuss tips and tricks for managing the symptoms of overactive bladder.

 
 
 

Leading a Coherent Life: Self-Care for Women in Leadership Roles

Seema Wadhwa

Presented by Seema Wadhwa — Inova Health System

Putting yourself last is not putting others first.

Women tend to put the needs of others before their own needs. This is true both from a business leader perspective and in their personal lives. Often times the importance of self-care get overlooked for other commitments and the needs of others. Together we will work past the concept of achieving a perfect “work-life balance”. We will focus on the more realistic goal of identifying tools, techniques, and resources to support at path of regular self-care.

 

Managing Menopause

Dr. Eileen West, MD, FACP

Presented by Dr. Eileen West, MD, FACP — Inova Medical Group

What’s the latest in menopause management? Is menopause a disease? What are the symptoms and what can a woman do to feel good during this time in life?

In this session we’ll discuss the most recent updates and strategies for helping menopausal women through their middle years and beyond.