Patient Advocacy, Digestive Health and Digestive Diseases
Arizona State University
Erica is a well-known digestive health expert, blogger and influencer who blogs regularly over at celiac and the beast and on social media.
She’s known for her work covering the trade show floor searching for the best gluten-free products and celiac disease research at national trade shows like Natural Products Expo and Gluten-Free Expos across the country, and in her role as a patient advocate for digestive health conferences like Digestive Disease Week, and the American Gastroenterological Association James W. Freston Conference, and the Beyond Celiac Research Summit
Erica has a BS in Marketing and minor in communications from the Arizona State University WP Carey School of Business, where she worked in residential life, served on the Women in Business organization and was extensively involved in ASASU (Student Government).
Towards the end of every year, you may start to see a flood of information about using your FSA or HSA account - but what does it all mean?
As healthcare moves more into the digital and telehealth space, and less healthcare done in offices, it’s natural to want to perform tests at home to avoid missing any big red flags. While monthly breast exams are promoted, what should men do to screen themselves for prostate cancer? Can you check for prostate cancer at home?
Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. It’s a protein that allows things like bread to be chewy, stretchy, and rise nicely. It can also be tasty - like barley malt found in flavorings such as barley and rye in alcohol. Gluten is a common protein found in much of the current American food supply, and is even in hand soap, cosmetics, conditioner, and items like Play-Doh and kid’s craft supplies.
There are many terms that those with celiac disease call an incident of accidentally consuming gluten. Most call this “getting glutened,” a “gluten attack”, or “gluten poisoning”. Many even call this a “gluten hangover”.
Getting tested for Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) can give anyone a little anxiety. It’s perfectly natural to have a lot of questions before you take a PSA blood test. How do you prepare for a PSA test? Is there anything I can do to make sure my results are accurate? What do the results mean?
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