Complementary and alternative medicine in US adults with diabetes: Reasons for use and perceived benefits.
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Journal of diabetes, ISSN: 1753-0407, Vol: 10, Issue: 4, Page: 310-319
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Although complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is increasingly used, little is known about the reasons for CAM use (treatment, wellness, or both), or the self-reported perceived benefits among US adults with diabetes. In this study we estimated prevalence rates of overall and specific types of CAM, as well as the perceived benefits of CAM, by reason for use among US diabetic adults.