Use of complementary and alternative medicine by patients with osteoporosis in Australia

Jenson C S Mak and Steven Faux
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (1): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2010.tb03410.x
Published online: 4 January 2010

To the Editor: Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)1 has become increasingly popular, with Australians spending an estimated $1.8 billion on CAM per year.2

  • Jenson C S Mak
  • Steven Faux

  • Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Service, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, NSW.



We thank the patients who participated in our survey from the Outpatient Clinic, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Concord Repatriation General Hospital; and Professor Markus Seibel for his support of the study.


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