The gene is HLA-DRB1*0401, which doesn’t mean much to us normal people.. Fasano’s theory is part of the new evolution of research that uses tasty intestines as a key element in the development of autoimmune diseases such as RA The idea is that something, whether genetically predisposed or not, makes this immune system attack the synovial tissue of the joints. The synovial tissue begins to thicken in response and excretes more synovial fluid, causing inflammation of the joints. Researcher Alessio Fasano, MD, was at the forefront of research on autoimmune diseases and celiac disease. Cartilage deteriorates, making joints extremely sensitive and ultimately leading the immune system to attack the bone surface of the joints themselves. If this normal, healthy and life-saving process, which affects the individual’s tissues, leads to serious problems, what we call autoimmune diseases. These types of joints are covered with this incredible thing, the synovial tissue. So let’s take a step back and ask what that means? This research supports the idea that intestinal flora and autoimmune diseases are related. I hope you will join us in the webinar to learn more about how I have deactivated my autoimmune response and how I have regained my health. This is one of the effects of synovial fluid on joints. You are talking about RA and celiac disease, but does the theory apply to other autoimmune diseases like mine? I understand that autoimmunity triggers vary from person to person, even if the conditions are the same. Is there something like RA-specific nutrition that I should follow and are there proven cases of people with RA who have been cured or adored? I have just been diagnosed with this walk and was not given any medication.