The Amen Clinic Panels were created for SaveOnLabs by Brain Health Expert Dr. Daniel Amen at the Amen Clinics. He has suggested these tests as a method for carefully monitoring your status and achievements in conjunction with Amen Clinic programs and during your participation in the Daniel Plan.
The Amen Clinic Mini Panel
includes the following tests:
Vitamin D, 25-Hydroxy ▪ C-Reactive Protein (CRP)▪ Hemoglobin (Hgb) A1c ▪ TSH ▪ Free T4 ▪ Free T3 ▪ Thyroid Antibodies ▪ Free Testosterone with Total Testosterone ▪ Lipid Panel ▪ Homocysteine ▪ Ferritin▪ Fasting Glucose
The Amen Clinic Panel
includes the following tests:
Complete Blood Count (CBC) With Differential ▪ Comprehensive Metabolic Panel ▪ Vitamin D, 25-Hydroxy ▪ C-Reactive Protein (CRP)▪ Hemoglobin (Hgb) A1c ▪ TSH ▪ Free T4 ▪ Free T3 ▪ Thyroid Antibodies ▪ Free Testosterone with Total Testosterone ▪ Lipid Panel ▪ Lipoprotein Analysis▪ Homocysteine ▪ Ferritin▪ Fasting Glucose ▪ Insulin Response Test ▪Gliadin Antibody Profile
Dr. Amen is a physician, psychiatrist, teacher, and four time New York Times bestselling author. He is regarded as one of the world’s foremost experts on applying brain imaging science to clinical psychiatric practice. He is a board certified child and adult psychiatrist and the medical director of Amen Clinics, Inc. in Newport Beach and San Francisco, California, Bellevue, Washington, and Reston, Virginia. Amen Clinics have the world’s largest database of functional brain scans relating, totaling 70,000 scans on patients from 90 countries.
Dr. Amen is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (the highest award given to members) and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine.
Dr. Amen is the lead researcher on the world’s largest brain imaging/brain rehabilitation study on professional football players, which not only demonstrated significant brain damage in a high percentage of retired players, but also the possibility for rehabilitation in many with the principles that underlie his work.
Together with Pastor Rick Warren and Drs. Mark Hyman and Mehmet Oz, Dr. Amen is also one of the chief architects on Saddleback Church’s “Daniel Plan,” a 52 week program to get churches healthy, physically, emotionally and spiritually. The Daniel Plan has helped Saddleback Church lose over 250,000 pounds and is being exported around the world to help churches, synagogues and all religious people get healthy.
Dr. Amen is the author of 49 professional articles, five book chapters, including the co-author of the Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry’s chapter on Functional Imaging in Clinical Practice, over 30 books, including four New York Times bestsellers: Change Your Brain, Change Your Life, Magnificent Mind At Any Age, Change Your Brain, Change Your Body and The Amen Solution. He is also the author of Healing ADD, Making A Good Brain Great, Healing the Hardware of the Soul, and co-author of Unchain Your Brain, Healing Anxiety and Depression and Preventing Alzheimer’s. In February 2012, Crown Archetype of Random House releases Dr. Amen’s latest book, Use Your Brain To Change Your Age.
Dr. Amen is the producer and host of 6 popular shows about the brain, which have raised more than 35 million dollars for public television.
A small sample of the organizations Dr. Amen has spoken for include: the National Security Agency (NSA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), Harvard’s Learning and the Brain Conference, Franklin Covey, The Million Dollar Roundtable, Retired NFL Players Summit, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and the Supreme Courts of Delaware, Ohio and Wyoming. Dr. Amen’s work has been featured in Newsweek, Parade Magazine, New York Times Magazine, Men’s Health, and Cosmopolitan.
Dr. Amen is married to Tana, the father of four children, grandfather to Elias, Julian, Angelina, Emmy and Liam. He is an avid table tennis player.
The Daniel Plan is not just another "diet". It's a lifestyle based on the biblical story of Daniel, who forsook the king's rich food in order to honor God's best for him and his friends. The Daniel Plan focuses on "The Simple Six" Core Principles, including the following:
1. CONNECT for Success - Get in touch with your health and with others!
2. RELY on God's Power - Willpower is not enough. You need God's power.
3. EAT Delicious Whole Foods - Imagine the Garden of Eden as your food source.
4. MOVE Your Way to Health - Get going. The more exercise, the more energy!
5. THINK Sharper and Smarter - Better brain health = better life!
6. HEAL for Life - Make a game plan for permanent changes that heal.
The Daniel Plan includes guidance from three world-class medical authorities and other wellness professionals, including:
* Functional medicine specialist Dr. Mark Hyman
* Brain health expert Dr. Daniel Amen
* Heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz
How do I "Get Started" with The Daniel Plan and complete my Extended Profile with all the blood work?
Through www.saveonlabs.com, there is a Daniel Plan discount. Check with your doctor first to see if insurance covers this for you.