Dr Diane Bio
Diane has been in private practice as an Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbologist since 1995. She spent 20 years in Western Medicine working as a Radiological Technologist. She had a career change after being treated with Acupuncture to overcome a debilitating illness.
- Masters Degree in Oriental Medicine/NCCAOM certification.
- Graduated from International Institute of Chinese Medicine, 1994
- Studied in China.
- Private practice 18 years.
- Conducting and presenting research on combining acupuncture with high tech fertility.
- Member of ABORM (Acupuncture Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine)
Medical Text book called “Infertility and Assisted Reproduction” by Botros Rizk. It is published by Cambridge University Press. Our Chapter is called “The Revolution of Assisted Reproductive Technologies: How Traditional Chinese Medicine Impacted Reproductive Outcomes in the Treatment of Infertile Couples,” page 576-603.
Fertility & Sterility Vol. 92, No.6. December 2009 Changes in serum cortisol and prolactin associated with acupuncture during controlled ovarian hyper stimulation in women undergoing in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer treatment.
She is currently conducting a study which examines the follicular fluid in the IVF plus acupuncture group compared to IVF group alone. Her goal is find the mechanism of action by which acupuncture is affecting outcomes in high tech fertility treatments.
In her spare time she is a competitive Triathlete and competes in road races, Half Ironman and qualified for Worlds in 2015 in the Half Ironman distance.
She says that she “works to keep from over training and trains to keep from overworking” thus balance.