Against the Grain
Host: Samir Kakodkar, MD – specialist in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
Medical School: Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
Internal Medicine Residency: Rush University Medical Center
Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Advanced Fellowship in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s and Colitis): Northwestern Memorial Hospital
7900 N Milwaukee Ave Suite 19, Niles, IL 60714
For appointments: 847-318-9595
Contact: [email protected]
DISCLAIMER – THIS PODCAST IS NOT MEANT TO BE MEDICAL ADVICE. IT IS AN OPEN DISCUSSION TO ENCOURAGE FURTHER RESEARCH INTO THIS TOPIC.
Garin Aglietti is a worm farmer and gut ecology expert who offers worm therapy and fecal transplants for patients with autoimmune diseases including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. These treatments are not currently offered as standard of care options for the vast majority of IBD patients in the US with exception of some clinical trials. Garin shares his experience utilizing his protocols which include using fecal transplants from a rural tribe in Mexico.
Disclaimer: This is not an endorsement of worm therapy or fecal transplant for treatment of IBD. You must discuss any treatment you decide to try with your gastroenterologist.