Basic Blood Chemistry - Part 2 - Functional Disease Approach to Laboratory Studies: What Test to Run; Why and When

Dr. Bill Kleber, Dr. Brett Wisniewski,
& Dr. Katie Takacs

This session provides an overview on the principles, practices, nomenclature, patient work-up and management and will serve as foundational information in the conservative practice of diagnosis and management of patient presenting with internal disorders.


Learning Objectives

  • Understand the relationship between innate and acquired immunity
  • Understand Thyroid function
  • Interpreting cardiovascular laboratory markers
  • Understanding the immune and anti-inflammatory markers
  • Understand the appropriate nutritional therapy based on laboratory markers
Course summary
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  • 12.00 Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) CE
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William Kleber, DC, DABCI

Dr. Kleber received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at New York Chiropractic College in 1982. He also earned his Diplomate Degree from the American Board of Chiropractic Internists in 2000. He is one of two coordinators of the DABCI program, certified by the Council on Diagnosis and Internal Disorders. His interest in internal medicine began when he came to believe that his patients were suffering from more than just musculoskeletal issues.  He brings a wealth of knowledge and over 3 decades of experience to the clinic. 



Brett Wisniewski, MS, DC, DABCI, DACBN

Dr. Brett Wisniewski has been practicing natural medicine for over 10 years.  He spends most of his time as a full-time clinic director and clinical consultant at Gateway Natural Medicine & Diagnostic Center. Dr. Wisniewski currently holds diplomates from the American Board of Chiropractic Internists (DABCI) and the American Clinical Board of Nutrition (DACBN) of which he is the program director and sits on the board.

Dr. Wisniewski concentrates his studies in immunology, autoimmune disease, infectious disease and cancer. He prides himself on truly listening to his patients and finding the missing puzzle piece to their story. He is recognized, nationally, for presenting on such topics and enjoys pushing the limits of diagnostics and natural medicine.  


Katie Takacs, DC, DABCI, DACBN

Dr. Takacs is a graduate of Western Michigan University where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences. From there, she attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange Florida where she obtained her Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. Dr. Takacs also hold a diplomate with The American Board of Chiropractic Internists (DABCI), and is board eligible for her Diplomate of the American Clinical Board of Nutrition (DACBN). 
Dr. Takacs is the Director of Women’s Health at Gateway Natural Medicine in Berthoud, CO. Dr. Takacs’s focus in practice includes: PMS, Infertility/Miscarriages, PCOS, Endometriosis, and Menopause. She is passionate about educating her patients so they can understand their bodies and feel empowered in their healing journey.







Upon completion of this course, each learner will receive 12 approved hours applicable toward a DACBI certification.

*Note: THIS CLASS IS NOT FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION.  The sentence that is listed below is noted ONLY for DABCI credit.

Available Credit

  • 12.00 Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) CE


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