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UW Health's Integrative Health program provides clinicians with practical and reliable information so that they are able to offer each individual clear guidelines to improve patient health outcomes.
This integrative approach also emphasizes treatment modalities to improve a patient's overall health and well-being that are the least invasive, least toxic and least costly.
Integrative Health Teaching Modules for Clinicians
The UW Integrative Health program offers teaching modules and patient handouts about conditions commonly seen in primary care practice, including:
Each of the modules offers a podcast, patient handout and "Pearls for Clinicians." The modules are located on the UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health Integrative Health Web site.
Supplement Samplers for Clinicians
Supplements can be a useful element in treating certain conditions. The Integrative Health program has prepared handouts specifically for clinicians on understanding and incorporating supplements in treatment plan.
Topics of the Supplement Samplers include:
  • Alpha-Lipoic Acid (ALA)
  • Andrographis (Indian Echinacea)
  • Butterbur (Petasites hybridus)
  • Frankincense, Myrrh and...Peppermint
  • Galactogogues
  • Iberogast (Proprietary Blend)
  • Lutein
  • Lycopene
  • Magnesium
  • Medicinal Uses for Herbal Teas
  • Melatonin
  • Methyl Sulfonyl Methane (MSM)
  • Panax Ginseng
  • Pelargonium Sidoides (South African Geranium)
  • Probiotics, Atopy and Colic
  • SAMe: S-Adenosyl-L-Methionine
  • Supplements and Surgery
  • Vitamin A and Beta Carotene
  • Vitamin D
Integrative Health Updates Newsletter
Integrative Health Updates is published three times a year by the UW Health Integrative Health Program and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. 
Volume 2, Issue No. 2 (pdf):
  • Chemicals and Your Body
  • Modified Citrus Pectin
  • Sweating for Health
  • Fish Eating Guidelines
  • Foodway Focus
  • Match the Toxin
Volume 2, Issue No. 1 (pdf):
  • Breast Cancer Risk and 2/16 Hydroxyestrone Ratio
  • Facts About Breast Cancer Risks
  • In the Dark: Melatonin and Breast Cancer
  • Fighting Cancer with Food and Nutrition
  • Recipe: Sichuan Toasted Sesame and Cabbage Salad
Volume 1, Issue No. 4 (pdf):
  • 11 Cancer-Fighting Foods 
  • Green Tea and Prostate Cancer
  • More About Tea
  • Broccoli Benefits
  • Broccoli Recipe: No-Fuss Broccoli Souffle
  • Foodways Focus: The Brassica/Mustard Family
  • Beyond the Box: Match the Phytochemical with the Food
Volume 1, Issue No. 3 (pdf):
  • The Gut-Immune Interface
  • Mind-Gut Interface
  • Yogurt and GI Health
  • Foodways Focus: Fermented Food
Volume 1, Issue No. 2 (pdf):
  • Anti-Inflammatory Diet
  • Inflammation and the Mind-Body Connection
  • Inflammation and Exercise
  • Relaxation Response
Volume 1, Issue No. 1 (pdf):
  • Diabetes and Chromium
  • A Role for Mindfulness? Prevention and Management of Diabetes
  • Diabetes and Yoga: A Gentle Yet Effective Therapy
  • Rising Anger: Rising Fats and Sugars