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Systematic review of herbs and dietary supplements for glycemic control in diabetes.
OBJECTIVE To conduct a systematic review of the published literature on the efficacy and safety of herbal therapies and vitamin/mineral supplements for glucose control in patients with diabetes. Expand
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Tai chi exercise in patients with chronic heart failure: a randomized clinical trial.
BACKGROUND Preliminary evidence suggests that meditative exercise may have benefits for patients with chronic systolic heart failure (HF); this has not been rigorously tested in a large clinicalExpand
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Clinical applications of yoga for the pediatric population: a systematic review.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the evidence for clinical applications of yoga among the pediatric population. METHODS We conducted an electronic literature search including CINAHL,Expand
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Use of complementary therapies in patients with cardiovascular disease.
Previous studies have suggested that patients with chronic medical conditions use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) at a higher rate than the general population. Despite recent interest inExpand
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Impact of Tai Chi exercise on multiple fracture-related risk factors in post-menopausal osteopenic women: a pilot pragmatic, randomized trial
BackgroundTai Chi (TC) is a mind-body exercise that shows potential as an effective and safe intervention for preventing fall-related fractures in the elderly. Few randomized trials haveExpand
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Tai chi exercise for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a pilot study.
OBJECTIVE To determine the feasibility of a randomized controlled trial of the effect of a tai chi program on quality of life and exercise capacity in patients with COPD. METHODS We randomized 10Expand
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Tai chi in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.
Although exercise is an important component of heart failure management, optimal regimens, particularly in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF), are uncertain. Tai chi (TC) is aExpand
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Complementary and Alternative Medicine Therapies for Diabetes: A Clinical Review
C omplementary and alternative medicine (CAM) refers to a wide range of clinical therapies outside of conventional medicine.1 The term “complementary” refers to therapies that are used in conjunctionExpand
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Effect of Tai Chi on Cognitive Performance in Older Adults: Systematic Review and Meta‐Analysis
To summarize and critically evaluate research on the effects of Tai Chi on cognitive function in older adults.
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Enhancement of sleep stability with Tai Chi exercise in chronic heart failure: preliminary findings using an ECG-based spectrogram method.
OBJECTIVE To assess the effects of a 12-week Tai Chi exercise program on sleep using the sleep spectrogram, a method based on a single channel electrocardiogram (ECG)-derived estimation ofExpand
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