Functional Medicine Approaches significantly improved the global health of chronic illness patients

Updated: Oct 30, 2019

A 2019 retrospective study of propensity score-matched cohorts of 398 patients in a Functional medicine center showed the significantly better T-score of Patient-Reported Outcome Measurement Information System- Global Physical Health ( PROMIS - GPH) at six and twelve months of the follow up than their 396 matched cohorts in the family health care centers.

Beidelschies M, Alejandro-Rodriguez M, Ji X, Lapin B, Hanaway P, Rothberg MB: Association of the Functional Medicine Model of Care With Patient-Reported Health-Related Quality-of-Life Outcomes. JAMA Network Open 2019, 2(10):e1914017-e1914017.