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Effectiveness of Integrative Chinese–Western Medicine for Chronic Kidney Disease and Diabetes

Kam Wa Chan, Tak Yee Chow, Kam Yan Yu et al. | Published on 4/5/2022
Diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are pandemic, requiring more therapeutic options. This retrospective cohort evaluated the effectiveness, safety profile and prescription pattern of a pilot integrative medicine service program in Hong Kong. Data from 38 patients with diabetes and CKD enrolled to receive 48-week individualized add-on Chinese medicine (CM) were retrieved from the electronically linked hospital database. A 1:1 cohort was generated with patients from the same source and matched by propensity score. Read more here.

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