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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Fibers, Fats & Polyphenols Key for Immune Health

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS, Ellen M. Martin Food as medicine and food therapy have been steadily gaining great traction in the health discussion. People with complex diseases, such as autoimmune, are finding alternative therapy options and turning towards diet and nutrition to address symptoms and optimize health. There are many… Continue reading Fibers, Fats & Polyphenols Key for Immune Health

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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

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It’s Never Too Late – Finding Community Support is Key

During the past few months, many of my professional colleagues and friends have asked me how I have been able to tap the resilience needed to reinvent myself many times. Most recently, I have been lucky enough to find several supportive communities. As an adolescent girl who loved math and science before it was cool,… Continue reading It’s Never Too Late – Finding Community Support is Key

autoimmune research, digital health, patient stories, Uncategorized

The Lonely Voices of Autoimmune Disease @StanfordMedX

Explore a recap of DrBonnie360's Stanford MedicineX 2014 presentation, highlighting the need to use data and digital tools to ignite precision medicine in autoimmune disease. Click the link below: //storify.com/DrBonnie360/stanford-medicine-x-2014/embed

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Slides from the Stanford Medicine X Panel: Platform gaps in Healthcare

View the slides from DrBonnie360's Stanford Medicine X Panel on Open versus Closed Data - What are the business models? Is there a “Platform” gap in healthcare? What are the business models? from DrBonnie360 https://www.slideshare.net/DrBonnie360/stanford-medicine-x-open-versus-closed-data-dr-bonnie360  

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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?

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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/)

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Research on the Microbiome

What does a “healthy” microbiome look like? Who is part of a microbiome? How can we quantify and analyze our microbiome? The Human Microbiome Project (HMP), a $173 million project by the NIH, was initiated to address these questions. It focuses on a comprehensive characterization of the human microbiome and the development of computational tools… Continue reading Research on the Microbiome

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The Human Microbiome: An Invisible Spouse in Sickness and in Health

The second we are born, each of us enters a unique relationship that is going to last a lifetime. Who’s the lucky one, you ask? About 100 trillion microbes that dwell everywhere on and inside our body: the skin, the mouth, the gut. Click on the individual words in this Scientific American interactive map to… Continue reading The Human Microbiome: An Invisible Spouse in Sickness and in Health