Microbiome Series

"Leaky Gut" and Its Relation to Skin Health


Lectures: 0
Credits: 0.75
Supported by independent educational grants from Microbiome Labs, Burt's Bees, and Nutranext.

About this course

Skill level: all levels
Estimated time to complete activity: 45 min
Release date: October 15, 2018
Expiration date: October 14, 2019


American Nurses Credentialing Center(ANCC), American Medical Association(AMA)


This activity is part of a 13-course series designed to equip licensed practitioners from medical, nursing, and related disciplines with a multidisciplinary approach to managing patients through microbiome education.

4. "Leaky Gut" and Its Relation to Skin Health

This lecture will discuss the topic of the "leaky gut" including the biological mechanisms that may be involved in the leaky gut. The relation of a "leaky gut" to the skin will also be explored.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, participants will able to:

  • Review the concepts behind "Leaky Gut"
  • Discuss the mechanisms and implications
  • Evaluate its connection to skin disorders
  • Review prognostic and therapeutic ramifications for clinicians

The faculty reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:

Name of Faculty Reported Financial Relationship
Peter Lio, MD FAAD

Consultant: Regeneron/Sanofi Genzyme, Pfizer

Speaker: Pierre-Fabre, L'Oreal, Regeneron/Sanofi Genzyme, Pfizer

Investigator: Pierre-Faber/Atopic Dermatitis Foundation, AOBiome

Advisor/Consultant: Theraplex, Johnson & Johnson, Abbvie, Eli Lilly, Exeltis, Franklin Bioscience, Galderma, Kiniksa, Menlo Therapeutics, Mission


Peter Lio, MD

Contact Information

This activity is jointly provided by SynAptiv and Dermveda

Questions about CE accreditation or CE certificates related to this course, please contact us via email at yourcesource@synaptiv.org.

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Lectures: 0
Credits: 0.75