oral health, patient guides, Uncategorized

Exploring the Oral Microbiome ebook

As a practicing dentist back in the 1980’s, I was feared by most of the patients who walked through my door. Now, in 2019, not much has changed. Dentists are still feared by the public, and the mouth is still viewed as a 'gross' body part, despite its significance in overall body health. Did you… Continue reading Exploring the Oral Microbiome ebook

oral health, Uncategorized

Burst – A Toothbrush Approved by the People

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Hailey Motooka, Ellen M. Martin In efforts to familiarize ourselves within an evolving and rapidly growing oral care industry, we here at Your Autoimmunity Connection have interviewed a wide variety of companies with products ranging from nano silver mouthwash to the world’s first oral microbiome probiotic. We thought we had… Continue reading Burst – A Toothbrush Approved by the People

oral health, Uncategorized

3 Tips to Maintain Long-Lasting Oral Health

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Hailey Motooka BS, Becca Malizia, BS, Ellen M. Martin When you think about it, our mouths are pretty dirty places. We trash them on a daily basis by putting all sorts of foods inside, sometimes letting foul language slip out. We kiss, we talk, we laugh, we spit, we… Continue reading 3 Tips to Maintain Long-Lasting Oral Health

autoimmune research, Uncategorized

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

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

food matters, Uncategorized

Halloween with an Autoimmune Disease

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Hailey Motooka, BS, Becca Malizia, BS Halloween is an exciting time of year for children of all ages who look forward to dressing up in costumes and parading around neighborhoods to see who can collect the most candy. Walking from doorstep to doorstep, receiving handfuls of candy is both a… Continue reading Halloween with an Autoimmune Disease

patient stories, Uncategorized

It’s Never Too Late – Conquering Fear of Public Speaking

They say it takes a village. In my case it took a village’s worth of coaches! To do what you wonder? To overcome my fear of public speaking. Most people who know me will be very surprised – it’s been a well-kept secret. I am a real people person, who loves networking and connecting people and… Continue reading It’s Never Too Late – Conquering Fear of Public Speaking

autoimmune research, digital health, Uncategorized

Is there a “Platform gap” in Healthcare?

How will healthcare data business models evolve around new “Platforms”? by Bonnie Feldman, Ellen M. Martin Personal data is changing the way we work, live and play. As consumers, we expect to receive personalized recommendations in a variety of areas, from shopping at Amazon, music from Spotify, or movies from Netflix. I have been wondering how this… Continue reading Is there a “Platform gap” in Healthcare?

autoimmune research, digital health, Uncategorized

From Data to Drugs to Diagnostics

View DrBonnie360's interview at Data to Drugs to Diagnostics on the need to use data and digital tools to ignite precision medicine in autoimmune disease here. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)