Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Internal Medicine Volume 60, Issue 33: Integrative Nutrition

Glendale, CA (PRWEB) December 28, 2013

Audio-Digest Foundation announces the release of Internal Medicine Volume 60, Issue 33: Integrative Nutrition.

The goal of this program is to improve the application of integrative nutrition in cancer care and explore the potential association between vitamin D deficiency and cardiac disease. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Counsel patients on nutritional strategies to reduce risk for cancer.

2. Summarize data supporting the potential impact of a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids on the progression of certain cancers and the efficacy of chemotherapeutic agents.

3. Identify mushrooms with potential therapeutic benefits for patients with cancer who undergo chemotherapy.

4. Consider prescribing cannabis for management of cancer-related symptoms.

5. Monitor and correct deficiencies of vitamin D in patients at risk for coronary artery disease.    

The original programs were presented by Donald I. Abrams, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Integrative Oncologist, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine; Chief, Hematology-Oncology, San Francisco General Hospital. Brandi J. Witt, MD, Cardiologist, Lakeview Hospital Heart Center, HealthPartners Medical Group and Clinics, Stillwater, MN.

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, records over 10,000 hours of lectures every year in anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology, by the leading medical researchers at the top laboratories, universities, and institutions.

Recent researchers have hailed from Harvard, Cedars-Sinai, Mayo Clinic, UCSF, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Kansas Medical Center, The University of California, San Diego, The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, The University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and many others.

Out of these cutting-edge programs, Audio-Digest then chooses the most clinically relevant, edits them for clarity, and publishes them either every week or every two weeks.

In addition, Audio-Digest publishes subscription series in conjunction with leading medical societies: DiabetesInsight with The American Diabetes Association, ACCEL with The American College of Cardiology, Continuum Audio with The American Academy of Neurology, and Journal Watch Audio General Medicine with Massachusetts Medical Society.

For 60 years, the global medical community of doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and other medical professionals around the world has subscribed to Audio-Digest specialty series in order to remain current in their specialties as well as to maintain their Continuing Education requirements with the most cutting-edge, independent, and unbiased continuing medical education (CME).

Long a technical innovator, Audio-Digest was the first to produce audio medical education programs and the first to produce in-car medical education. Currently, its subscription and annual products are available on CD and MP3, as well as iPhone, iPad, and Android apps.

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