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The Future of the Autoimmunity Continuum

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Ellen M. Martin, Hailey Motooka, Sarah Hinton The words: Crohn’s, Lupus, and Celiac, contain meanings that differ for everyone, depending on our preconceptions or lack thereof. To some people, these are unfamiliar words that could pass as Pokemon names or Scrabble plays. To others, they are medical jargon used… Continue reading The Future of the Autoimmunity Continuum

food matters, Spotlights on Autoimmune Diseases, Uncategorized

Food Spotlight on Hashimoto’s Disease

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, Ellen M. Martin  As our knowledge of nutrition and of food-as-medicine expands, using food as health enhancers and therapy agents has become increasingly popular. Many patients are following dietary guidelines to help mitigate symptoms, based on a growing understanding that diet and nutrition can either exacerbate or reduce… Continue reading Food Spotlight on Hashimoto’s Disease

Personal Experiments, Uncategorized

The Excitement of Being an Early Adaptor for Seqster

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, and Hailey Motooka As the new year of 2019 begins, I find myself, like many other people, striving to stick to resolutions such as exercise and more importantly, organization. I decided to address my New Year goals by starting ambitiously and organizing my personal health record. The image below… Continue reading The Excitement of Being an Early Adaptor for Seqster

Personal Experiments

Part 2: Updating my Visual Health Story with Pictal Health

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, and Hailey Motooka As I prepare to visit my rheumatologist next week for a scheduled appointment, I am simultaneously eager and apprehensive to share with her my health updates. This is merely a pre-appointment ritual. My eagerness derives from my persistent desire to understand and overcome my chronic health… Continue reading Part 2: Updating my Visual Health Story with Pictal Health

Spotlights on Autoimmune Diseases, Uncategorized

Spotlight on Hashimoto’s Disease

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, Ellen M. Martin It took me 5 years and 12 specialists to be diagnosed with Celiac and Hashimoto’s. I want the next person to be diagnosed on the first doctor. - anonymous patient participant in our Autoimmunity Voices survey. Autoimmune disease is an “invisible epidemic.” Despite affecting roughly… Continue reading Spotlight on Hashimoto’s Disease

food matters, patient guides, Uncategorized

A Guide to Food Therapy e-book : Crafting Your Autoimmune Diet

  Scroll for e-book preview  Click here to get the complete version for free! For more than 30 years, I visited countless doctors, received numerous, often confusing or conflicting, diagnosis, yet I nevertheless continue to fight my battle against autoimmune disease. Although I have yet to find my “optimal diet,” one thing has become clear… Continue reading A Guide to Food Therapy e-book : Crafting Your Autoimmune Diet

lifestyle, Uncategorized

13 Unique Autoimmune and Chronic Illness Gifts

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS Do you or a loved one suffer from an Autoimmune disease or chronic illness? Struggling to find that perfect gift for someone you care about or even what to ask for yourself? Here are some ideas for meaningful, and also useful, autoimmune relevant gifts to add… Continue reading 13 Unique Autoimmune and Chronic Illness Gifts

Personal Experiments

A Picture of My Health Journey- Pictal Health

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, and Hailey Motooka We all know that a “picture is worth a thousand words,” but why haven’t we applied this approach to helping us tell our health stories?  At last, Katie McCurdy, the founder and creator of Pictal Health,  has used her design skills to create an easy to… Continue reading A Picture of My Health Journey- Pictal Health

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Tasty Holiday Recipes for Autoimmune Diets

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS The Holidays can be a difficult time of year for anyone trying to mind their waistline, let alone suffer from an autoimmune disease. Holiday sweets like candy and cookies are everywhere, and smells of hot cocoa and sugar filled lattes waft through the air. Not to… Continue reading Tasty Holiday Recipes for Autoimmune Diets