Course overview

Immune Misfirings & Autoimmune Diseases

This course puts an emphasis on the need to shift from a traditional reductionistic to a more holistic approach that considers both the intrinsic multiomic components of the individual experiencing autoimmune disease in addition to the extrinsic environmental factors that also influence disease progression.

Lalitha Padmanabhan Aiyer, MD, MS, MBA, FAIHM

 Board Review Series

AIHM 2018 Annual Conference

 Required Lessons


 Time to Complete

1 hour 15 minutes

 Non-CME Eligible*

0 Credits 

What you will learn

  • Course Summary

  • Case based, clinical and evidence based approach to identifying the cues for immune dysregulation in the pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases. Help avoid the triggers and facilitate prevention and control of the progression of the disease. Provide a practical approach to evaluating and managing patients with a customized patient care. Includes genetic testing, dietary allergens, environmental toxins, micronutrient assays and Integrate lifestyle modifications, dietary modifications, stress management and customize patient care.
    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Demonstrate the link between genetic predisposition, diet, allergies, stress, inflammation as immune triggers
    • Describe Integrative evidence based approach to Manage Autoimmune diseases
    • Emphasize the key principles in Prevention and Management: Healing the Gut, Diet, Eliminating environmental toxins, Lifestyle and Stress management

Course includes:

  • Video recording
  • Downloadable audio
  • Speaker handout(s)
  • 1 Quiz
  • Certificate of Completion

Included in this course

Course Faculty

Lalitha Padmanabhan Aiyer, MD, MS, MBA, FAIHM

About Lalitha
Dr. Lalitha Aiyer is a board certified physician with subspecialty training in Internal Medicine and Integrative Medicine. She has completed her training as a Fellow at the AIHM’s Interprofessional Health Care Provider fellowship Cohort 1, in Integrative Health and Holistic Medicine. She is a trained Level 2 Maharishi Ayurveda Practitioner, a trained Physician in Clinical Homeopathy and Reiki Master.

She has nearly two decades of experience in clinical practice, patient care, research and drug development. She believes in providing evidence based Integrative Medicine approach to conventional medical care and facilitate towards optimizing patient’s health and wellness. Her main focus is creating a respectful and healthy patient centric partnership geared towards addressing the root cause of disease and achieving a sound mind and body and soul.

She received her medical degree at Delhi University in India, Internal Medicine Residency at St.Lukes Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, New York, Masters in Medical Management at Robert Wagner’s School of Public Health, New York University, NY and MBA at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, Fellowship at AIHM. She likes to read Vedas and listen to music and enjoys hiking.

*CME/CEU Credits

The CME for this course has expired, however you will continue to have access to your purchased content. 

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This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity.