lifestyle, Spotlights on Autoimmune Diseases

Spotlight on Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis

“I think the idea of improving patient care for those with autoimmune diseases is incredibly important,” - anonymous patient participant in our “Autoimmunity Voices” survey. Our survey of autoimmune patients’ experiences revealed a common theme: the need to improve patient care. As Your Autoimmunity Connection, we share this same goal. Patient care does not just… Continue reading Spotlight on Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis

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Your Autoimmunity Connection Newsletter

As a chronic disease patient, my dream is of a world where it doesn't take an average of three years and five doctors for patients to get a diagnosis for their autoimmune disease. Some 117 million people, or about half of all US adults, are living with one or more chronic health conditions, and many of them… Continue reading Your Autoimmunity Connection Newsletter

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How Can the Internet of Things Help Us Challenge the Invisible Epidemic of Autoimmunity?

A curated collection of resources from DrBonnie360's upcoming presentation at Cambridge Healthtech Institute's Inaugural Healthcare IoT Summit (Feb. 13-14). Full presentation slides now available below: https://www.slideshare.net/DrBonnie360/021218-io-t-slides-final-no-notes Explore the embedded links below to learn how IoT is reshaping healthcare, with a particular emphasis on applications for chronic disease and autoimmune care. https://www.slideshare.net/DrBonnie360/how-can-the-internet-of-things-help-us-challenge-the-invisible-epidemic-of-autoimmunity-86990814      

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The Power of Personalized Coaching

Having a chronic disease does not mean that we are powerless in achieving our best states of health. In fact, maximizing our personal well-being may be well within our control! More resources are becoming available to help patients overcome their chronic symptoms. One of these valuable resources is Vida’s personalized coaching platform - an app… Continue reading The Power of Personalized Coaching

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The Oral Microbiome: Critical for Understanding Oral Health and Disease

By Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA and Ellen M. Martin As a dentist trained in the 1980s, I am happy to report that much of what I learned in dental school so many years ago may no longer apply.  New understanding of the microbiome is changing our ideas about health and disease, and is pertinent to… Continue reading The Oral Microbiome: Critical for Understanding Oral Health and Disease

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Decoding Autoimmunity

By Bonnie Feldman, Ellen M Martin, and Tiffany Simms What Do We Mean by the Autoimmune Abyss? More than 50M patients in the US are living with 100+ different kinds of autoimmune diseases. In “The Lonely Voices of Autoimmune Disease” young adults talk about the challenges of living with chronic disease in the prime of… Continue reading Decoding Autoimmunity

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Saving Our Children: Reversing the Autoimmune Epidemic

By: Tiffany Simms, Bonnie Feldman, Ellen M. MartinDrBonnie360 returns to Stanford Medicine X a third time in a row, this time bringing the lonely voices of autoimmune disease to the main stage. After spotlighting autoimmune disease for two years, there is no better time to reverse the epidemic than today. A brighter, healthier future is… Continue reading Saving Our Children: Reversing the Autoimmune Epidemic

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Once the Fog Lifts…

Do you know there is an invisible epidemic affecting millions, possibly billions worldwide? The worst part is that number is increasing and it’s increasing in children. Early this year, we began a series on autoimmune disease that illustrates its underserved and invisible nature. This invisible disease presents a large and growing opportunity to help millions today… Continue reading Once the Fog Lifts…

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(Part 1) Learning to Write Command Lines at the IBM Information on Demand Conference

By Ellen M. Martin For me (lapsed scientist, MBA, life science communications), the most memorable moment at IBM’s November 2013 Information on Demand conference happened at the outset of a Pure Systems (formerly known as Netezza – IBM’s commercial Big Data platform) beginners’ technical training session I was brave enough to undertake. The instructor, a sweet… Continue reading (Part 1) Learning to Write Command Lines at the IBM Information on Demand Conference