What Diets or Supplements Will Help my Arthritis? An Evidence-based Review of Unproven Remedies
This talk provides a brief summary of the alternative systems of healing and contrasts them with conventional modern medicine. Current use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in rheumatic diseases is described followed by dietary intervention and the role of the microbiome in rheumatic diseases and the rationale for using probiotics. Current evidence-based findings for CAM in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia are reviewed and the role of platelet-rich plasma injections in treating arthritis.
Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 12/05/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.
The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty.
Peng Thim Fan, MD, FACP: Speaker’s Bureau for Abbvie, Amgen, Novartis, Pfizer, Regeneron and Sanofi Genzyme.
Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP (Moderator): No relevant financial relationships disclosed.
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