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Glutened No More: New Portable Device Tests Food For Gluten In Minutes

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At SXSW Interactive 2016, I was lucky enough to catch up with two of the team members of 6SensorLabs, based in San Francisco: Scott Sundvor, co-founder and fellow autoimmune patient with IBD, and Heather Sliwinski, PR lead. 6SensorLabs’ product, Nima, won Time Magazine’s “Best Inventions of 2015” last year and this product looks to be a huge advance for

Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook Review: A Staple In Your Autoimmune Kitchen

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The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook: An Allergen-Free Approach to Managing Chronic Illness, by Mickey Trescott, NTP is simply beautiful. I love the feel of the cookbook, more than any other that I own. There’s something about the smooth cover that makes me want to open it and choose a recipe that I know will be delicious and make me feel great (no

Breast Cancer’s Ties to Autoimmune: Hashimoto’s, Graves’, Multiple Sclerosis, Autoimmune Arthritis and Lupus

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Which autoimmune diseases have a connection to breast cancer incidence? At least one study has shown an increased rate of breast cancer in women with multiple sclerosis. Same as rheumatoid arthritis – researchers at University of North Carolina at Charlotte found a link between metastatic breast cancer and autoimmune arthritis. In another study, ulcerative colitis has shown a tentative association

6 Ways Stanford Medicine X Changed The Way I Think About Patient “Communities”

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At the fourth annual 2015 Stanford Medicine X, doctors, technologists, policy makers and “epatients” — patients who have blogs or active social media presence — came together to talk about the future of health care, to put it broadly. There were big names: Eric Topol, author of The Patient Will See You Now who inspired around democratizing medicine, and the White

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Crossover Autoimmune Research: What 2,200+ Hashimoto’s Patients Say Helped Their Fatigue, Other Symptoms

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A note from Katie, AutoimmuneMom.com founder: Those of us with Hashimoto’s or Graves’ disease have been following Dr. Izabella Wentz’s work – her now-seminal book “Root Cause” and the companion website, ThyroidPharmacist.com – for a while now. Izabella’s tireless research to test and discover the many possible root causes of her own Hashimoto’s disease was eye-opening for me, as it

How Does Anxiety Relate To Autoimmune? In So Many Ways…

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There is almost always some level of anxiety when dealing with any illness (from the common cold to cancer, and everything in between).  But autoimmune diseases are particularly vexing and frequently quite vague in presentation, which means that autoimmune patients are especially susceptible to the power of stressors and the effects that the resultant anxiety can bring. And as most