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Spotlight on Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, Ellen M. Martin Autoimmune disease is an “invisible epidemic.” Despite affecting roughly 16% of the US population, autoimmunity remains under-recognized, under-researched and under-served. To combat this lack of awareness, and to connect patients, families, and caregivers with useful resources, we at Your Autoimmunity Connection are publishing a… Continue reading Spotlight on Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)

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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

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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

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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

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

  Scroll for e-book preview  Click here to download 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

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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Part 2: Seqster Creates Personal Health Record for Autoimmune Patients

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, and Hailey Motooka For many years I have seen countless doctors and specialists—one of the many collateral effects of living with an autoimmune disease. Symptoms of autoimmune diseases can vary significantly between individuals, depending upon genetic, behavioral, and environmental factors. Thus, diagnosing an autoimmune disease takes, on average, 4.6… Continue reading Part 2: Seqster Creates Personal Health Record for Autoimmune Patients

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Our Favorite Turmeric Recipes for Reduced Inflammation

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS Recent research has begun illuminating the potential therapeutic benefits of curcumin, the main component of turmeric (1). Research shows that curcumin acts as a powerful antioxidant, and therefore is a naturally strong anti-inflammatory (2, 3, 4). Anti-inflammatory foods are of great importance to autoimmune patients as… Continue reading Our Favorite Turmeric Recipes for Reduced Inflammation

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Food Spotlight on Multiple Sclerosis

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, Ellen M. Martin  As our knowledge of nutrition and food as medicine expands, using foods 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… Continue reading Food Spotlight on Multiple Sclerosis

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Food Spotlight on Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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