- Leaky Gut 101 57min
Leaky Gut 101
What You'll Learn
- Understand what intestinal hyperpermeability is, aka “leaky gut”
- Recall basic histology/molecular biology involved in leaky gut
- List conditions associated with leaky gut
- Compare diagnostic tools in evaluating leaky gut
- Understand how the lactulose mannitol test works
- List therapeutic interventions for leaky gut
In this short 101 style course, Dr. Joshua Goldenberg will review all the essential clinical aspects of intestinal hyperpermeability, aka “leaky gut”. He will explain what intestinal hyperpermeability is on a histological and molecular biological level and review conditions that research has identified as being associated with this condition. He overviews diagnostic tests and emphasizes the most commonly studied diagnostic test for this disorder, the lactulose mannitol urine test. A wide range of naturopathic therapeutic interventions to address this condition are discussed.
This Course Is For You If You
- You are in primary care, work in a general practice, or have patients with gastrointestinal issues, or
- You want to know how to help your patients with diagnosed intestinal hyperpearmeability
Dr. Goldenberg is a naturopathic physician, professor, researcher, and creator of Dr. Journal Club. He is most passionate about the interplay of evidence and clinical practice.
As a naturopathic doctor Dr. Goldenberg currently practices alongside a family practice MD in a collaborative membership model they call Collabracare. While he practices as a general naturopathic practitioner, he is specifically interested in irritable bowel syndrome.
Dr. Goldenberg is a passionate educator and currently is adjunct professor at Bastyr University, his alma mater, in which he enrolled after receiving honors and distinction in molecular biology from the University of Pennsylvania. He is also faculty for the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine’s Interprofessional Fellowship in Integrative Health and Medicine, where he teaches evidence informed practice.
Dr. Goldenberg is an active researcher with numerous publications in high impact scientific journals such as Annals of Internal Medicine and The Cochrane Library. His research focus includes evidence informed practice, irritable bowel syndrome, probiotics, and research methodology. He is currently Research Investigator at the Bastyr University Research Institute and Visiting Research Scholar at the University of Technology Sydney. He has presented nationally and internationally on evidence based medicine as well as probiotics and research methodology. His probiotics work has been highlighted by the BBC, The New York Times, The Seattle Times, Prevention Magazine, and Fox News.
In 2014 Dr. Goldenberg created the medical education website www.DrJournalClub.com in order to share his passion for the interplay of evidence and clinical practice with the larger integrative medicine community.