Food Spotlight on Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Food can be a wonderful, indulgent component of daily life. For patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, however, functional disorder and inflammation of the intestines poses a serious hurdle when considering what foods to consume. To help make navigating food for patients with IBS easier, here is a compilation of helpful tips on managing your diet, what foods to indulge in, and which ones to avoid for patients with IBS.

Food Spotlight on Rheumatoid Arthritis

Stacking up a plethora of pills and potions day in and day out to combat your Rheumatoid Arthritis can become tedious and exhausting very quickly. However, food therapy provides a more facile and enjoyable method for managing your illness. Here is a compilation of helpful tips on navigating your diet, what foods to indulge in, and which ones to avoid, for patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

How to Enjoy Thanksgiving with an Autoimmune Disease

Autumn is nearly synonymous with buttery pecan pie, soft pumpkin bread, and decadent roasts. These hearty dishes threaten the waistlines of just about everyone but can pose a particularly diffcult health hurdle for those with autoimmune diseases. To help you better navigate the upcoming holiday season, here are some autoimmune diet-friendly recipes to indulge in this Thanksgiving.

Seqster Creates Personal Health Record for Autoimmune Patients

The "invisble" nature of autoimmune diseases and the incredibly broad spectrum in which these diseases present in different patients make them very difficult to diagnose, often after numerous doctors visits and many years of suffering unkown or incorrect diagnosis. Seqster is actively combatting this issue by combining multiple sources of data to provide an individualized and comprehensive approach to autoimmune health and data.

Fibers, Fats & Polyphenols Key for Immune Health

Triglycerides, polyphenols, omega-3, fiber, sterols--the list of biomolecules necessary for good health can seem daunting and endless. Here DrBonnie360 deep dives into three of these dietary components--fibers, fats, and polyphenols--to elucidate their role in immune health and why they are necessary.

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

Current treatment options available to autoimmune patients include a village of discrete specialists and countless hours of one-on-one appointments and therapy. However, the Allegheny Health Neteork Autoimmune Institute is revolutionizing autoimmune treatment and prevention by providing a one-stop, wholistic approach to managing and combating chronic conditions. Read more about Dr. Bonnie's experience at this avant-garde institute here.

Halloween with an Autoimmune Disease

Halloween is a hard holiday for a restrictive autoimmune diet, but these restrictions shouldn’t have to get in the way of participating in holiday festivities. Here are a few of out favorite autoimmune-friendly Halloween treats to get you and your kids in the Halloween spirit!

Celiac Disease Research Sheds Light on Future of Autoimmunity

A gluten-free diet isn’t just “trendy”; it is essential for people suffering from Celiac’s disease-- an autoimmune disorder that damages the small intestine when gluten is ingested, leading to a wide range of health problems. Continue reading to discover the latest advances in celiac disease research and their implications for the understanding of other autoimmune diseases.