The paper published this year by Oberg et.al. is an excellent base to show that in an analysis of published data the implementation of Naturopathic Medicine in the care of the chronically ill is not only useful but an improvement in overall care and quality of life. Using NM in an enlightened and patient specific manner is the highest level of efficacy of medical care for any patient with an acute or chronic illness in the experience of the author.
Functional medicine integrative medicine natural medicine naturopathy naturopathic Oberg EB, Bradley R, Cooley K, Fritz H, Goldenberg JZ, et al. (2015) Estimated Effects of Whole-system Naturopathic Medicine in Select Chronic Disease Conditions: A Systematic Review. Altern Integ Med 4: 192.