The Health Integration Center: A Case Study

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Hi Dr. Lori, on newly diagnosed pt's with Cystic fibrosis (CF) one would gear them to NIH (National Institute of Health), Mayo clinic, located in Arizona or Minnesota, were they can be part of treatment groups or pilots for medications. There are so many advances in the treatment of CF that there is an abundance of resources out there. Resources can be reached from the care managers or through joining a family group of individuals with CF. My friend, Ms. C, stated that her two sons who are now 19 and 22 years old. They have no hospitalizations in over 5 years. Statistics are numbers on pages of people we don't know, doing research for a disease. These young men would look forward to their weekly infusions of high doses of vitamins and glutathione when they were young because it made them feel better.…show more content…
There is mention of a "Meyer's cocktail," ("Health integration Center," 2016), it is an alternative medicine that has been used and found beneficial by the physicians that prescribe it. Glutathione, "as an antioxidant, it neutralizes free radicals and helps maintain Vitamin C and E in reduced (active) state." ("Health integration Center," 2016). Glutathione is beneficial with dealing with toxins in the body. Like with any chronic disease process there is the need to address the emotional aspect of how it affects everyone differently, support groups and therapy should also be referred and
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