Personal Experiments, Uncategorized

23andMe Genetic Testing

“So much of growing and learning about what works best for you and your body is just trial and error, experimenting. Like many of you, our team has tried a multitude of different testing companies, products and supplements. Although everyone has their own journey and is entirely unique, we hope these product testimonials are useful… Continue reading 23andMe Genetic Testing

Biohacking, food matters, lifestyle, Personal Experiments, Uncategorized

Tools, Techniques, and Testing Companies: Helping You Find Your Dietary Resources

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS, Ellen M. Martin To recap, the world of dieting can be very overwhelming. It is easy to get lost in the clutter as you try one thing after the other, losing hope along the way. Here we explain a way to use the internet and resources… Continue reading Tools, Techniques, and Testing Companies: Helping You Find Your Dietary Resources

Biohacking, food matters, lifestyle, microbiome, Uncategorized

Navigating Food in a World Where One Diet Does Not Fit All!

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS, Ellen M. Martin   It is easy to feel like an outsider in a digital world where everyone seems to be blogging, Instagramming, Tweeting, about the new diet or exercise that revolutionized their lives. It is easy to think that you alone are struggling to be… Continue reading Navigating Food in a World Where One Diet Does Not Fit All!

autoimmune research, digital health, lifestyle, mind-body, patient guides, Uncategorized

How to Achieve Your Optimal Wellbeing: A Patient Guide

Download your copy here: How to Achieve Your Optimal Wellbeing As a chronic disease patient, navigating the healthcare system can feel like fending for yourself in an unfamiliar big city - most other people seem to know their way around while you stand by, lost and confused. You are not alone. Some 117 million people, or… Continue reading How to Achieve Your Optimal Wellbeing: A Patient Guide

autoimmune research, patient stories, Uncategorized

Coming Out of the Closet

By: Tiffany Simms, Bonnie Feldman, and Ellen M Martin  Autoimmunity has spent a long time in the shadows. It has a history of being under-served, under-recognized, and under-funded.  However, things are looking up. Just this past year, we’ve had hope from complementary medicine coming to the forefront and personalized nutrition getting easier. While these improvements… Continue reading Coming Out of the Closet

autoimmune research, digital health, lifestyle

Our Guide to Bridging the Autoimmune Abyss through New Discoveries

By Tiffany SimmsIn light of our enormous autoimmunity research, we understand how hard it is to face 67 slides of only article and book citations with no context. So! We’ve put together a table of contents with a brief abstract for each section to aid your exploration. The Invisible Epidemic: Incidence and Prevalence  Autoimmune Diseases… Continue reading Our Guide to Bridging the Autoimmune Abyss through New Discoveries

autoimmune research, patient stories, Uncategorized

The Rare Genomics Institute: Fostering Collaboration by Breaking Down Barriers between Patients, Resources, and Researchers

Jimmy Lin, MD PhD MHS, thinks of his digital health nonprofit startup, The Rare Genomics Institute, as an “Amazon-slash-Kickstarter for Science.”  Jimmy was inspired to start the RGI when he met a family whose young son had a rare disease.  The family was exhausting their resources going from doctor to doctor, failing to find anyone… Continue reading The Rare Genomics Institute: Fostering Collaboration by Breaking Down Barriers between Patients, Resources, and Researchers

lifestyle, patient stories, Uncategorized

Resilience – Is it genetic, environmental, or both?

Those who know me are aware of my multiple career journey from entrepreneurial dentist, to Wall Street analyst, to digital health analyst and business development consultant. Along the way, life circumstances forced me to harness my zest for adventure and embrace multiple career changes as a normal mode of operation. Recently, in sharing the end… Continue reading Resilience – Is it genetic, environmental, or both?

autoimmune research, digital health, Uncategorized

Seeing Inside the Chemical Reactions of Our Body

There are three main components that lead to better understanding disease mechanisms and subsequently creating more effective treatments; genes, proteins and metabolites.  But what are metabolites and what role do they play in human disease? What are Metabolites? Metabolites are the small molecules that are products of metabolic enzyme catalyzed reactions which occur naturally in… Continue reading Seeing Inside the Chemical Reactions of Our Body