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Human Gut Microbiome - 10 Considerations

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The human microbiome resides in our gastrointestinal tracts and has been coined a forgotten target metabolic ‘organ’. The microbiome has been recognised as integral to a number of physiological functions including endocrine, neurology and acquisition of nutrition, and immunity.

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he human microbiome is a diverse and complex microbial community that resides in our gastrointestinal tracts and has been coined a forgotten target metabolic 'organ'. With the advent and application of next-generation gene sequencing, the microbiome has been recognised as integral to a number of physiological functions including endocrine, neurology and acquisition of nutrition, and immunity.

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Michelle Woods
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Michelle Woods completed her Doctorate of Nursing and Master of Science Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) at the University of Colorado with an emphasis in adult primary healthcare. Her expertise as a nurse practitioner started in the United States, working in primary care and endocrinology practices. She has been certified both in the USA and Australia as a diabetes educator. Her current practice is with the Royal Hobart Hospital Diabetes Centre. She has a clinical management focus in complex care.
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Sally-ann Douglas
15 Apr 2022
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Kirsty Thomas
28 Jun 2022
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very interesting read
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Claudia Adams
11 Jan 2022
A fantastic article. An interesting topic
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Betty Randall
13 May 2022
Registered Nurse
Very comprehensive about gut flora, overuse of antibiotics ,colonisation of the neonates gut,vaginal delivery versus C/S.
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Debra Dimasi
08 Jul 2022
Registered Nurse
Extremely thorough and detailed topic. Would HIGHLY recommend clinicians to read, prompting further awareness in daily practice.
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Henry Kelly
24 Aug 2021
Good read
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Maryse Hazelwood
03 Sep 2021
Very interesting article, with much food for thought.
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Pamela Boyd
19 Jun 2022
Registered Nurse
Excellent article with interesting explanation of MB & health of gut. Dysbiosis can result in obesity, diabetes, atherosclerosis, NAFLD due to the complex relationship between diet, microbes & gut epithelium. So our Biome is affected by diet(junk food), medications, age & can result in metabolic & cardiac disease.
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Melinda Kelly-Hamilton
10 Apr 2022
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Melissa Bain
03 Apr 2020
Really interesting.
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