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Endothelial Dysfunction - An Overview

Endothelial Dysfunction - An Overview Dicken Weatherby, N.D. and Beth Ellen DiLuglio, MS, RDN, LDN Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the primary cause of death worldwide, cutting short an estimated 17.9 lives annually, according to the World Health Organization. Approximately four out of five of those deaths is attributed to heart attack and stroke.[i]

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March 6, 2021

Chocotritious® SuperNutritious Peppermint Bark

Chocotritious® SuperNutritious Peppermint Bark Beth Ellen DiLuglio, MS, RDN, LDN These are the delicious treats Beth Ellen mentioned on Optimal The Podcast Episode 6 - Endothelial Dysfunction. Enjoy!

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February 28, 2021

Optimal - The Podcast: Episode 6

Subscribe to Optimal on these popular channels                         Optimal - The Podcast: Episode 6 - Inflammation with a Focus on Cytokines Dr. Dicken Weatherby & Beth Ellen DiLuglio, MS, RDN, LDN Welcome to episode 6 of "Optimal - The Podcast". In this episode of Optimal, we are going to talk about inflammation, with a focus on the role of cytokines.

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February 17, 2021

The ODX Practitioner Directory

Our free practitioner directory is available to all active ODX software users! Watch the video below to set your listing up. We can't wait to send you potential patients that have heard about the amazing ODX reports and are looking for practitioners like you!

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February 4, 2021

Inflammation: Resolution and Intervention

Inflammation: Resolution and Intervention Dicken Weatherby, N.D. and Beth Ellen DiLuglio, MS, RDN, LDN Remember that inflammation serves a purpose, including killing off pathogens and clearing away damaged tissue and debris. However, resolution of inflammation is the key to healing and recovery.

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January 21, 2021

Inflammation: Focus on IL-6 and IL-10 Part 3

Ratio of IL-6 to IL-10 Dicken Weatherby, N.D. and Beth Ellen DiLuglio, MS, RDN, LDN Research suggests that evaluating the ratio of IL-6 to IL-10 may be more clinically useful than measuring either cytokine alone.

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January 20, 2021

Inflammation: Focus on IL-6 and IL-10 Part 2

Interleukin-10 (IL-10) Dicken Weatherby, N.D. and Beth Ellen DiLuglio, MS, RDN, LDN Interleukin-10 is an anti-inflammatory cytokine that curbs IL-6, TNF-alpha, and IL-8 pro-inflammatory activity. [1]

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January 18, 2021

Inflammation: Focus on IL-6 and IL-10 Part 1

Interleukin-6 (IL-6) Dicken Weatherby, N.D. and Beth Ellen DiLuglio, MS, RDN, LDN Interleukin-6 is one of a number of compounds in the IL-6 family which includes IL-11, IL-27, IL-31, and other metabolically active compounds. [1]

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January 17, 2021

Inflammation: A focus on cytokines - Part 5

Establishing “normal” ranges for serum cytokines... an elusive endeavor Dicken Weatherby, N.D. and Beth Ellen DiLuglio, MS, RDN, LDN As research progresses, guidelines for cytokine evaluation are emerging though “normal versus abnormal” ranges are difficult to determine with certainty due to the dynamic nature of the cytokine response.

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January 16, 2021

Inflammation: A focus on cytokines - Part 4

Cytokine Biomarkers Dicken Weatherby, N.D. and Beth Ellen DiLuglio, MS, RDN, LDN Inflammatory cytokines, as well as inflammatory proteins (e.g., CRP, SAA), and abnormal activation of certain enzymes (e.g., COX-2, SOD, glutathione peroxidase/GPx, iNOS), may serve as biomarkers of disease presence and progression in inflammatory disorders such as infection, cardiovascular disease, and endothelial disfunction. [1]

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January 16, 2021

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