DUTCH Podcast: Season Two

Episode 1

Published October 18th, 2022

Season two kicks off with DUTCH Chief Medical Officer Jaclyn Smeaton, ND, discussing the latest hormone testing research with DUTCH President and Founder Mark Newman, MS. Tune in to learn how "meaningful differentiation" can help providers make more personalized treatment decisions, and more.

Episode 2

Published October 25th, 2022

Dr. Kelly Ruef is back and shares her knowledge and wisdom with Jaclyn Smeaton, ND, in this episode of the DUTCH Podcast. We get to hear the ins and outs of estrogen detoxification and how to best serve patients who are struggling with detox. Listen now to learn all about these pathways and how the DUTCH Test can help you assess your patient’s estrogen detox status.

Episode 3

Published November 1st, 2022

Testosterone isn’t typically thought of as a “female hormone,” but research shows that women with healthy androgen levels preserve egg quality later in life. Testosterone and other androgens are important for wellbeing and fertility—for men and women. Listen along as Dr. Rice explains the role of androgens in a happy, healthy body.

Episode 4

Published November 8th, 2022

Jaclyn Smeaton and Dr. Geo Espinosa discuss men’s health and the applications of DUTCH testing to address patients with hypogonadism and evaluate the proper estrogen to testosterone balance. Listen now to hear about Dr. Espinosa’s passion for men’s health and how he uses the DUTCH Test in his practice. 

Episode 5

Published November 15th, 2022

PCOS is not just a reproductive disorder. In this episode of the DUTCH Podcast, Jaclyn Smeaton, ND, examines the nuances of PCOS with Melissa Groves Azzaro, Founder of The Hormone Dietitian. They explain the possible root-causes of PCOS and discuss a whole-body approach to treating this disease state.

Episode 6

Published November 22nd, 2022

From the beginning of her career to now, Melissa Groves Azzaro has been able to profoundly change the lives of thousands of patients with the insights provided through DUTCH testing. She is back with us for a follow-up episode to discuss the ins and outs of DUTCH testing for PCOS and the wealth of knowledge available to providers through the DUTCH website.

Episode 7

Published November 29th, 2022

For too long women have been told their discomfort during perimenopause and menopause is, “just the way it is.” Esther Blum isn’t having that. She preaches the importance of self-advocacy to her clients as they navigate the often uncertain terrain of perimenopause. Dr. Jaclyn Smeaton interviews Esther on her hormone, diet, and lifestyle approach to treating the symptoms of perimenopause. Hear her three “meno-laws” for fat loss and other tips for transitioning into menopause successfully.