autoimmune

Autoimmune Incidence & Prevalence: Why don’t we have good data on AIIDs? 

Since 2010, we have sought autoimmune disease (AIID) incidence and prevalence data. Despite efforts by independent organizations like AARDA/AA, AIR and many single disease groups, we never found total national autoimmune statistics. NIH/CDC statistics bury AIIDs within siloed categories: Arthritis, diabetes, or by medical specialty: rheumatology, neurology, dermatology, endocrine, etc.

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Stanford MedX Autoimmune 2014-17 Presentations by DrBonnie360

We are here republishing our 2014-17 Stanford MedX autoimmune presentations, plus unpublished material from our 2015 Autoimmune Workshop. As we develop our 2022 State of Autoimmunity Report, we’ve been revisiting our previous analyses. For another example, see our 2016-19 patient-centered vision and business opportunities post. In 2015, Bonnie conducted an

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Our pre-Covid vision of autoimmune business opportunities

Back in 2019, pre-Covid pandemic, we already saw attractive investment & business opportunities to meet the large and growing need in autoimmune and chronic immuno-inflammatory diseases. Despite being as prevalent as cancer and growing faster, these diseases remain invisible: under-recognized, under-researched and under-served. In particular, multiple medical specialty silos within

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Will Long COVID Change the Game for Autoimmune Diseases, too? Part 1

Will long-COVID activists, especially practitioner-patients, finally force healthcare systems, clinicians and medical researchers to confront post-viral and similar chronic syndromes they have shrugged off for decades? In keeping with our mission, will a focused response by healthcare systems and researchers to post-COVID syndrome help illuminate the invisible epidemic of autoimmune and autoinflammatory disorders?

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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!

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Our Top 8 Anti-inflammatory Foods
Anti-inflammatory Foods for Your Autoimmune Health

The inundation of pathogens and irritants our bodies are barraged with on a daily basis can certainly take a toll on our immune systems, especially in addition to the other stressors we face in our lives. As such, it is extremely necessary to keep our immune systems well-fueled and ready to tackle these obstacles. Here are eight of our favorite immune boosting foods to help you keep your immune system in fighting form.

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