ann childers, md

Ann Childers, MD, is a child- and adult-trained psychiatric physician with a special interest in regaining the physical and mental health of children, adolescents and adults through standard psychiatric care integrated with principles of nutrition and sleep. Childers has published a number of textbook chapters, among them ‘Nutritional Aspects of Psychiatry’ for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: The Essentials (Cheng and Myers, 2011). An international lecturer, Childers’ lectures and podcasts are available on the Internet. A member and fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, with membership in the Oregon Psychiatric Physician Association, the American Medical Association, the Nutrition and Metabolism Society and the Obesity Medicine Association, Childers sees patients who desire an integrated approach to psychiatric care, sleep and metabolism management.




In this presentation Dr. Ann Childers introduces the continuous glucose monitor as used in persons without known diabetes. She covers continuous glucose monitor strengths, weaknesses and its potential to improve overall health by providing timely feedback in relationship to meals.  Examples from real patients illustrate general concepts. Options for those who do not have access to a continuous glucose monitor are explored as well.