In today's episode with Dr. Tom Guilliams, you’ll hear us take a deep dive on:
- The secrets of the endothelial glycocalyx
- Potential biomarkers for assessing glycocalyx activity
- The role of glycocalyx in cardiovascular health
- Lifestyle factors that support endothelial health
- Insights for maintaining cardiovascular health
Dr. Tom Guilliams serves as the Director at Point Institute and the Adjunct Associate Professor at University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy, boasting two decades of experience in the critical assessment of lifestyle, nutritional, and dietary supplement strategies aimed at both preventing and managing chronic diseases.
- Blood testing
- Heparan sulfate testing
- Heparin testing
- Chondroitin sulfate testing
- Hyaluronic acid testing
- C-reactive protein test
- Glucose testing
- Hemoglobin A1C test
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00:00 - Intro
03:27 - Who is Dr. Tom Guilliams?
05:20 - What is the endothelial layer?
08:13 - The crucial role of endothelial function in cardiovascular health
12:13 - Cholesterol: a bystander in the larger picture of heart health
13:46 - What is the glycocalyx?
17:51 - The role of enzymes in cardiovascular health
21:00 - Nitric oxide: the miracle gas behind vascular relaxation
26:30 - The glycolic connection
32:22 - Testing the endothelial glycocalyx
34:52 - Nutrients and phytonutrients
43:33 - Where can you find Dr. Tom Guilliams?