Autoimmune & ImmuneSpotlight: Autoimmune & Immune
Immune Resilience at Any Age
Peter Osborne, DC, DACBN, PScD
Stop the Grainflammation Cycle: End Pain & Autoimmune Issues
Peter Osborne, DC, DACBN, PScD
The Autoimmune Connection to Blood Sugar and Diabetes
The Autoimmune Journey
Sarah Ballantyne, PhD
The Autoimmune-Diabetes Connection
Amy Myers, MD
The Gut, Thyroid, Autoimmune Connection
Robert Rountree, MD
The Immune System 101
Navaz Habib, DC, AFMCP
Upgrading Your Immune System
Aristo Vojdani, PhD, MSc, MT
Using Lab Tests to Identify and Predict Autoimmune Diseases
Tom O'Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN
Your Genetics and Autoimmune Diseases
Meet Your Hosts
Brian Mowll, CDE, MLDE, IFMCP
Dr. Brian Mowll is the founder and medical director of SweetLife® Diabetes Health Centers and serves clients worldwide as The Diabetes Coach™. He is a master licensed diabetes educator and was one of the first doctors to be certified to practice functional medicine by the prestigious Institute for Functional Medicine.
Dr. Mowll has spent over 20 years helping people with all forms of diabetes properly manage their complex health conditions, using clinical nutrition, physical activity, lifestyle management, functional medicine and diabetes self-management education. He is the host of the annual “Diabetes Summit,” and the host of the acclaimed podcast Mastering Blood Sugar. In addition, Dr. Mowll has written hundreds of articles about diabetes and natural health, and has been a featured keynote speaker, podcast guest and national contributor.
Peter Osborne, DC, DACBN, PScD
Dr. Peter Osborne is the clinical director of Origins Health Care in Sugar Land, Texas. He is a doctor of pastoral science and board certified with the American Clinical Board of Nutrition.
Oftentimes referred to as "The Gluten Free Warrior," he is one of the most sought after functional medicine doctors in the world. His practice is centered on helping those with painful chronic degenerative and autoimmune diseases with a primary focus on gluten sensitivity and food allergies. Dr. Osborne received his doctorate from Texas Chiropractic College. He is one of the world's leading authorities on gluten sensitivity, and lectures nationally to both the public as well as doctors on this and many other nutritionally related topics. He is the founder of the Gluten Free Society, author of The Gluten Free Health Solution and Glutenology, a series of digital videos and ebooks designed to help educate the world about gluten. In addition, he is the author of the bestselling new book published by Simon & Schuster, No Grain, No Pain.
Dr. Osborne has served as the executive director and the vice president for the American Clinical Board of Nutrition. He is on the advisory board for Functional Medicine University.
He has been featured on Fox News, CBS, Celiac.com, The Gluten Summit and The People's Pharmacy Radio. In addition, Dr. Osborne was featured in the film documentaries Betrayal and The Thyroid Secret. Most recently, you can see him in his 90-minute special, No Grain, No Pain, on PBS stations nationwide.
Donna Gates, MEd, ABAAHP
Donna is the international best-selling author of The Body Ecology Diet: Recovering Your Health and Rebuilding Your Immunity and The Body Ecology Guide to Growing Younger: Anti-Aging Wisdom for Every Generation. For the last 25 years, she has been on a mission to change the way the world eats. Her first book, The Body Ecology Diet, introduced the world to a sugar-free, gluten-free, casein-free and probiotic-rich diet, and a way of life that is now followed by tens of thousands of people around the world. Donna has become one of the most respected authorities in the field of digestive health, diet and nutrition. Her extensive research and dedication to learning help her stay ahead of what’s coming in the field of health and nutrition. Her latest passion is nutritional genomics, and she will soon launch her new book and a training program for practitioners.
James is the creator of Functional Forum, the world’s largest integrative medicine conference. He lectures internationally, and has been featured on TEDMED, Huffpost Live, TEDx and more, and is a contributor to many major news outlets. His organization and book of the same name "The Evolution of Medicine" prepares doctors for the next era of predictive, preventive, personalized and participatory medicine. His new venture, KNEW Health, is an alternative to expensive health insurance for health conscious Americans.
Mark Hyman, MD
Mark Hyman, MD, believes that we all deserve a life of vitality—and that we have the potential to create it for ourselves. That’s why he is dedicated to tackling the root causes of chronic disease by harnessing the power of functional medicine to transform healthcare. Dr. Hyman and his team work every day to empower people, organizations, and communities to heal their bodies and minds, and improve our social and economic resilience.
Dr. Hyman is a practicing family physician, a multi-time #1 New York Times bestselling author, and an internationally recognized leader, speaker, educator, and advocate in his field. He is the Pritzker Foundation Chair in Functional Medicine, Cleveland Clinic and the Director the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine. He is also the founder and director of The UltraWellness Center, chairman of the board of the Institute for Functional Medicine and a medical editor of The Huffington Post.
Carrie Diulus, MD
Dr. Diulus, received her medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University. She did three years of residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at Summa Health System in Akron, Ohio, and completed a six-year residency-training program in orthopedic surgery at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. She completed a spine fellowship with the SpineCare Medical Group in San Francisco. Today, she is one of just a handful of board-certified female orthopaedic spine surgeons in the country.
Dr. Diulus was featured in “Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead 2” a documentary about living in a healthy way in a largely unhealthy world. Within the health and wellness community she combines solid evidence-based medicine with clinical and personal experience to provide a non-judgmental, grounded approach that makes her particularly effective at connecting with and engaging audiences. She also serves on the Medical Advisory Board of Reboot Holdings Pty. Ltd., a socially conscious health and wellness media company.
Dr. Diulus is also a recognized leader in healthcare information technology. She is the CEO and founder of Speira Health (formerly C. Diulus, LLC) and a former Senior Clinical Associate for Tres Rios Group and Amati Health. Together these companies align to form a unique team of physicians and business analysts who work with healthcare providers, developers, and investors to identify breakthrough strategies that align healthcare IT initiatives, products and services with enterprise goals and market opportunities. Previously Dr. Diulus served as Medical Director within the Information Technology Division at the Cleveland Clinic from 2011-2014.
Additionally Dr. Diulus is a thriving Type 1 diabetic who utilizes a low carbohydrate with specialized insulin strategies both for herself and her diabetic patients to have powerful impact on the management of these conditions.
Jay Davidson, DC, PScD
Dr. Jay Davidson completed his undergraduate studies at University of Wisconsin–La Crosse, majoring in biology with biomedical concentration with a chemistry minor. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic at Northwestern College of Chiropractic in Minnesota. Founder of DrJayDavidson.com, he focuses on functional, natural medicine. He is also a popular speaker, a two-time #1 international best-selling author and the host of the Chronic Lyme Disease Summits, the Parasite Summit, the Viral & Retroviral Summit and the Mitochondrial Summit. He is also the co-founder of Microbe Formulas.
Admired for his ability to bridge the gap between the scientific health community and the layperson, Dr. Jay Davidson is an ambitious clinician. Based on his wife’s experience of healing from chronic Lyme disease, his at-home Lyme disease program is a private community that walks participants through his step-by-step protocol for reversing Lyme disease.
Amy Myers, MD
Amy Myers, MD is a New York Times Bestselling Author of The Autoimmune Solution and The Thyroid Connection. Founder and Medical Director of Austin UltraHealth, a functional medicine practice focusing on finding the root cause of illness especially Autoimmunity, Thyroid dysfunction, leaky gut, Candida, Chronic Fatigue, and Fibromyalgia. We see people from all around the world and help to reverse their disease and restore health.
Bridgit Danner, LAc, FDNP
Bridgit Danner has been a licensed acupuncturist since 2004 and a certified functional diagnostic nutrition practitioner since 2015. She ran a busy, integrative medicine clinic for ten years and has done over 12,000 treatments in her career.
After losing everything to toxic mold, she now educates about toxins and how to detoxify with a functional healthcare approach through her website’s online community.