For those on Paleo, high-fat diets, or at high risk of heart disease
We help our patients choose the best of available technology to carry out their self-tracking projects, some of which is not commercially available and is available only to coaching participants.
Initially developed for type-1 diabetics, we can use an implantable CGM device to track your blood sugar excursions for purposes of diet and evaluation of metabolic risk
We do targeted testing and tracking of important hormones to aid in dietary fine-tuning and for replacement when indicated. These include estrogen and testosterone, thyroid function (including TSH, T3 and T4, TRH), vitamin D, cortisol, IGF-1, Growth Hormone, PSA, and others
Specialized scans can measure the strength of your bones as well as the percentage of muscle and fat in your body. We use this information to tailor your nutrition and fitness plans, recommending medication and supplements when clinically indicated.
This cardiopulmonary assessment is done on a bike or treadmill and lasts about 10 minutes. It involves a very specific ‘graded’ exercise protocol, which indicates your level of physical fitness. Improvements indicate fat utilization and better overall cardiovascular performance. We often have patients repeat their VO2 testing every 3-4 months.
We are one of the first clinics in New York to offer fecal microbiota transplants in the treatment of resistant/recurrent c. difficile infection.