Supplement use driven by chronic illnesses

May 2008
Pharmacy Today;May2008, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p2
The article reports on a research which indicates that 82% of patients who suffer from chronic illness use two or more dietary supplements than those without chronic diseases. It relates that the investigation by Melissa Farmer Miller and colleagues on cancer survivor patients and patients without cancer determined that supplement use by cancer survivors is directed at dealing with, or preventing the exacerbation of comorbid conditions.


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