In this episode, host Beckie Mossor, RVT, talks to Jan Suchodolski, MedVet, DrVetMed, PhD, AGAF, DACVM (Immunology), about his Clinician’s Brief article, “Intestinal Dysbiosis.” Dr. Suchodolski explains how involved gut bacteria are in overall health and patient metabolic function, introducing the concept of the microbiota as another organ system. He also talks about dysbiosis as a complex and far-reaching abnormality, including the impact antibiotic prescriptions often have. With his role at the Texas A&M GI Lab, Dr. Suchodolski discusses current research, potential advancements, and uses of popular therapies like probiotics, prebiotics, and fecal transplantation.


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