DUTCH Podcast: Season One

Episode 1

Published April 19th, 2022

On this first episode, the President and Founder of Precision Analytical, Mark Newman, takes listeners back in time for a brief history of functional lab testing, and he explains the evolution of the DUTCH Test from it's creation ten years ago to what it's become today. Mark will go over the basics of the different hormone tests currently being used by practitioners and he'll share the scientific research that led to the creation of the Dried Urine Test for Comprehensive Hormones - DUTCH.

Episode 2

Published April 26th, 2022

On this week's episode, we're honored to have the Godfather of Functional Medicine himself, Dr. Jeff Bland, with us to explore the evolution of the functional medicine industry. Listen in for an insightful and thought-provoking conversation between Mark Newman and Dr. Bland as they dive into how functional medicine started, where the industry is headed, and how functional testing fits into the equation.

Episode 3

Published May 3rd, 2022

In our first Ask the Expert segment, we are joined by Dr. Tara Scott, a nationally recognized authority on hormones and wellness. Dr. Scott will be answering Mark Newman's questions about the Reproductive Cycle that you’ve always been wondering. Backed by her extensive experience as an OB/GYN, she'll also bring you details and insights about the female reproductive system and the phases of the menstrual cycle.

Episode 4

Published May 10th, 2022

On this week’s episode, Dr. Tara Scott is back with us for a second Ask the Expert segment with Mark Newman. This week, she’ll walk us through the hormone transformations during peri-menopause and menopause. She provides research-based insights behind hormone replacement therapy, how the body changes during menopause, and what “aging gracefully” actually means. 

Episode 5

Published May 17th, 2022

This week, we’re joined by Dr. Bethany Hays, MD for Endocrine Essentials: Progesterone. Dr. Hays was a board-certified OB/GYN and practiced obstetrics for 29 years. In that time, she delivered thousands of babies and can explain the complexities of female hormones to anyone.  She will be answering Mark Newman’s questions to give you a high-level overview of progesterone: What is it? What does progesterone therapy do? and Who does it help? 

Episode 6

Published May 24th, 2022

On this week’s episode, we’re joined by the Director of Clinical Education for Precision Analytical, Dr. Debbie Rice, to explain estrogen and estrogen metabolism. Dr. Rice is an expert in female hormone health and will dive into the complexities of estrogen including where it’s created, how the body uses it, and what happens when there’s too much. Join us this week as we talk about the importance of estrogen and why it’s so often misunderstood. 

Episode 7

Published May 31st, 2022

This week, Dr. Kelly Ruef is on the show discussing how the hormones that are most commonly thought of as “male hormones” present symptoms in female patients. You’ll learn more about what to look for on the DUTCH Test when assessing testosterone, DHEA-S, androsterone, and other androgens for female patients.

Episode 8

Published June 7th, 2022

In this week's episode, we're joined by Doreen Saltiel, MD, an expert on men’s health and testosterone. Listen to hear Mark Newman and Dr. Saltiel discuss men's health and review the research on testosterone therapy. You'll hear her insights on the benefits of testosterone therapy for male patients, plus what to look for on the DUTCH Test to identify potential risk factors. 

Episode 9

Published June 14th, 2022

We’re getting out of the shallow end of endocrine essentials and going deep into some controversial topics—so buckle up. Our Ask the Experts series is back this week with Tom Guilliams explaining the truth about Adrenal Fatigue and answering the question: Does chronic stress really “steal” pregnenolone to make cortisol?

Episode 10

Published June 21st, 2022

This week, we’re asking the expert, Dr. Deb Matthew, about the power of the circadian rhythm. She’ll talk about how cortisol, DHEA, and melatonin all work together to maintain a normal, healthy sleep and waking cycle. Plus learn what you can do to get your sleep back on track.

Episode 11

Published June 28th, 2022

Cortisol is the stress hormone, and you can tell a lot about how someone manages stress by looking at the first hour of their day. The Cortisol Awakening Response - or CAR - acts as a mini stress test to show how your body uses cortisol to wake up and feel alert. In this episode Dr. Christina O’Brien will be covering the CAR, metabolized cortisol and more. Check it out now!

Episode 12

Published July 5th, 2022

This week, Dr. Ruef helps us break down the often-confusing business of testing cortisol. She and Mark Newman discuss how to interpret the results of DUTCH Tests to better help providers and patients reach their goals and solve specific cortisol-related issues.

Episode 13

Published July 12th, 2022

Dr. Allison Smith and Mark Newman discuss the nine organic acids tests available through DUTCH testing, which assist providers in evaluating nutrient deficiency or cellular oxidation. In this episode of the DUTCH Podcast, they focus primarily on the oxidative stress marker 8-hydroxy-2-deoxyguanosine, also known as 8-OHDG. 

Episode 14

Published July 19th, 2022

In this week’s installment of endocrine essentials, we highlight how the DUTCH Test can uncover hidden markers and help diagnose tough, hormone-related ailments like PCOS, endometriosis, Cushingdisease, and more. Dr. Debbie Rice explains the connections between hormone imbalance and some of the most common symptoms facing patients today.  

Episode 15

Published August 16th, 2022

We've unlocked bonus episode of the DUTCH Podcast featuring our new Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Jaclyn Smeaton! In this episode, Dr. Smeaton and Mark Newman discuss fertility treatment and DUTCH Cycle Mapping. Tune in to hear her insights for handling complex, cycle-related issues with the DUTCH Test, and listen through till the end to catch details on the DUTCH Podcast Season 2 coming soon.