The GI Effects Advanced
Interpretation – Digging Deeper


Stool testing has become a cornerstone of functional medicine evaluations. Many systemic health conditions often begin as imbalances in the gut. The GI Effects®Comprehensive Stool Profile is a broad assessment of the gastrointestinal tract which can help clinicians personalize therapeutic interventions. Because patient presentations are diverse and complex, it is important to understand both the basics and the subtle nuances when reviewing test results and making therapeutic decisions.

So, whether you're new to functional medicine stool testing, or looking to go a bit deeper with your current understanding, this webinar is for you. Join Dr. Michelle Maddux as she uses actual Case Studies to dig deeper into interpreting common patterns seen on the GI Effects Comprehensive Stool Profile that are associated with specific clinical conditions.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain understanding of the complexity of the microbiome and its metabolic importance
  2. Recognize physiologic digestive and absorptive patterns and inflammation seen in specific clinical conditions
  3. Apply the GI Effects Comprehensive Stool Profile in clinical practice

Keywords: microbiome – gastrointestinal – therapeutic interventions – case study

Michelle Maddux, NDMichelle Maddux, ND

Michelle Maddux, ND, received her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Phoenix and has completed the Institute for Functional Medicine's Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice.

Professionally, Dr. Maddux focuses on the areas of nutrition, integrative medicine, adolescent medicine, and eating disorders. She provides educational support to physicians, trains the Medical Education team and oversees Events for Medical Affairs.