Integrative Medicine 1704 - Integrative Medicine Alert - Apr 01, 2013

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for physicians and researchers interested in complementary and alternative medicine.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Listing:

Executive Editor
David Kiefer, MD
Research Fellow
Department of Family Medicine
University of Wisconsin
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
University of Arizona

Peer Reviewer
J. Adam Rindfleisch, MD, MPhil
Program Director
Integrative Medicine
Fellowship Director
Department of Family Medicine
University of Wisconsin
Madison

AHC Media Executive Editor
Leslie Coplin

Managing Editor
Neill Kimball

Authors
Thomas M. Campbell II, MD
Resident Physician
Department of Family Medicine
Strong Memorial Hospital
University of Rochester, NY

T. Colin Campbell, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Biochemistry
Division of Nutritional Science
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Nancy Selfridge, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Clinical Medicine
Ross University School of Medicine
Commonwealth of Dominica,West Indies

Editoral Board Member
Dónal P. O’Mathúna, PhD
Senior Lecturer in Ethics, Decision-Making & Evidence
School of Nursing and Human Sciences
Dublin City University, Ireland

Subjects:

  • Plant-based Diets for Cardiovascular Disease: A Brief Review
  • Large Systematic Review of Vitamin and Antioxidant Supplements Finds No Impact on Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Another Intriguing Antioxidant Tropical Plant: Moringa
  • Longevity in Olympic Medalists: Competitive Edge?

Objectives:

  • present evidence-based clinical analyses of commonly used alternative therapies
  • make informed, evidence-based recommendations to clinicians about whether to consider using such therapies in practice
  • describe and critique the objectives, methods, results and conclusions of useful, current, peer-reviewed clinical studies in alternative medicine as published in the scientific literature

Financial Disclosure:

Integrative Medicine Alert's executive editor David Kiefer, MD, peer reviewer J. Adam Rindfleisch, MD, MPhil, AHC Media executive editor Leslie Coplin, managing editor Neill Kimball, authors Thomas M. Campbell II, MD, T. Colin Campbell, PhD, and Nancy Selfridge, MD, and editorial advisory board member Dónal P. O€™Mathúna, PhD report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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