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Friday, April 19, 2013


“An Evidence-Based Analysis of the Top 10 Commonly Used Supplements and Alternative Therapies in Rheumatic Disease”


Heather Hansen, M.D.

Fellow, Division of Rheumatology

The University of Arizona Arthritis Center








CME Presentation


7:30 a.m.: Radiology Conference, Sitterley Board Room, Room, 8305 

9:00 a.m.: Grand Rounds, Sitterley Board Room, Room 8305

Objectives: Participants should be able to:

  • Restate the widespread use of supplement and alternative modalities in Rheumatology
  • Discuss the most commonly used Alternative therapies in Rheumatology
  • Explain the therapies that have been shown to have some scientifically relevant rheumatologic uses
  • Describe which therapies are dangerous and should not be used


Target Audience: Physicians and other health care providers

Methodology: Lecture

Disclosure: Dr. Hansen has nothing to disclose.