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Could a Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease Lie in the Mouth?

Written by Kacey Haptonstall, MS, Becca Malizia, MS It’s a wonderful thing when the mentees teach the mentor. My young and talented team combined what they are learning in school with some of the research we do here, enlightening me in the process. Let us know what you think! – DrBonnie360 Alzheimer’s Disease is the… Continue reading Could a Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease Lie in the Mouth?

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The link between the oral microbiome and Alzheimer’s Disease

Written by: Becca Malizia, MS, Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Ellen M. Martin Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating neurodegenerative disease. Although not technically an autoimmune disease, it is considered an inflammatory disease and shares many connections with autoimmune diseases. The cause of Alzheimer’s is currently unknown and its etiology is not completely understood. New evidence is… Continue reading The link between the oral microbiome and Alzheimer’s Disease

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Tips & Tools to Conquer your Chronic Disease

Scroll for e-book preview Click here to get the complete version for free!   Happy Autoimmune Awareness Month, 2019! Since starting Your Autoimmunity Connection back in 2012, we have come a long way! Hashtags like #spooniesstrong and #autoimmunewarriors have stood hand-in-hand with new booming social media platforms such as facebook, twitter and instagram, allowing us… Continue reading Tips & Tools to Conquer your Chronic Disease

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7 Must Do’s with an Autoimmune Disease

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS, Ellen M. Martin Did you know that it takes about 17 years for new scientific discoveries to be translated into mainstream conventional medicine (1)? While this doesn’t seem like a huge amount of time considering everything that goes into the process (i.e., replicated studies, animal trials,… Continue reading 7 Must Do’s with an Autoimmune Disease

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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

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The Allegheny Health Network Autoimmunity Institute — How my Crazy Adventure Found New Optimism

Written by Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Ellen M. Martin, and Hailey Motooka Do you have a passion project that sometimes drives you to do unexpected things?  For many years I have been dreaming of improving research, diagnosis and care for autoimmunity by bringing the best of conventional, integrative and digital medicine to autoimmune patients. And… Continue reading The Allegheny Health Network Autoimmunity Institute — How my Crazy Adventure Found New Optimism

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Celiac Disease Research Sheds Light on Future of Autoimmunity

Written by: Hailey Motooka, Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Ellen M. Martin Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that causes damage to the small intestine when gluten is ingested. When a celiac patient eats gluten – a protein in wheat, rye, and barley – it triggers an imperfectly understood abnormal immune response that damages the villi… Continue reading Celiac Disease Research Sheds Light on Future of Autoimmunity

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Visual Annotated Oral Microbiome Research Bibliography

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Hailey Motooka Created by: Hailey Motooka The oral microbiome is a galactic microcosm that is the gateway to the rest of the human body. It is complex and composed of habitats located in various regions such as the tongue, gums, teeth, saliva, and ear nose and throat. Good oral health… Continue reading Visual Annotated Oral Microbiome Research Bibliography

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Dr. Bassaganya-Riera: Using Nutritional and Computational Immunology For Solving IBD

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS, Ellen M. Martin  Sometimes creative thinkers find inspiration in the most unusual places. While interviewing Dr. Josep Bassaganya-Riera, I found out that his work in nutritional and computational immunology started when he was training as a veterinarian in Spain. “Watching pigs die from infection and poor… Continue reading Dr. Bassaganya-Riera: Using Nutritional and Computational Immunology For Solving IBD

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A Deep Dive Into Diets: Comparing Autoimmunity Suggested Protocols

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS, Ellen M. Martin As many of you know, I suffer from a plethora of autoimmune symptoms. Over the years I have been to countless doctors, received numerous diagnoses, and continue to fight this battle with autoimmune disease (or autoinflammatory, or immune-mediated, depending on who you talk… Continue reading A Deep Dive Into Diets: Comparing Autoimmunity Suggested Protocols