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Kristina Campbell

British Columbia, Canada
Science Writer — Freelance
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I talk to scientists & write about the #microbiome, #diet, & #health. FMT too. Facts, not hype. Author: Well-Fed Microbiome & Elsevier Gut Microbiota textbook.

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The argument: - young female scientists are at a disadvantage - some become active on social media - this interferes w/ 'serious' science & worsens gender disparities MESSAGE: Women of science, stay invisible & advocate for policy change. Uhhh, nope. 
Cheat sheet for GI docs in this systematic review -- Table 3 lists the grade of evidence supporting probiotics for different GI indications. High grade = IBS symptoms & pain, antibiotic-assoc diarrhea, & diarrhea in H. pylori eradication therapy.  #MedEd💊
@laminarflow027 I'm looking to get my hands on the full text...
In humans with diabetes, a high fiber diet promoted bacteria that produce short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs). Not all the SCFA producers increased -- just an elite group. But accompanying this increase was an improvement in several health parameters. 
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