Background: Survey findings report that 48% of people with type 2 diabetes use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practice. Publications suggest a high incidence of health promotion counseling in naturopathic practice, yet clinical data...
This study evaluates naturopathic care for type 2 diabetes patients.
This project will evaluate the effects of carotenoid enrichment from food and supplements in healthy volunteers. We will also evaluate the effects of carotenoid-enrichment on biomarkers of human antioxidant capacity and acute oxidative stress-...
NIAID's Multi-Center AIDS Cohort Study (MACS) was a collaboration with the AIDS Research Center in order to assess CAM utilization and health outcomes associated with alternative medicine use among HIV-positive MACS participants. The Bastyr-MACS...
A collaboration with Johns Hopkins University. Purpose of Research This study is an observational, longitudinal study of HIV-positive patients using alternative therapies and a comparison of health outcomes in alternative medicine users vs. non-...
A collaboration with the Complementary Medical Research Institute and San Francisco Community Consortium, a division of the San Francisco General Hospital. Sponsored by the NIH/NCCAM. Purpose of Research The purpose of the proposed trial is to...
The aim of this study is to gather evidence for dose-dependent safety and tolerability of an oral silybinphosphatidylcholine phystosome (Siliphos TM) at three doses in subjects with chronic hepatitis C with stages II, III, and IV of liver fibrosis....
Aims: to transfer internet-based weight loss program on the Healthium platform, conduct focus groups for consumer acceptability and convenience of the interface, and to perform a pilot study in Type 2 Diabetes patients to determine whether the...
This observational study examines changes in body composition, energy intake and physical activity in a cohort of 160 perimenopausal women.  Annual assessments will be conducted for 7 years to determine the impact of changing reproductive hormone...