Patronus Medical Blog

The Difference Between Functional Medicine and Integrative Medicine

Posted by Carey Grainger on Oct 20, 2016 9:18:20 AM

Various forms of alternative medicine, such as functional medicine and integrative medicine, have been quickly gaining popularity in the 21st century. Both disciplines are highly regarded by world-renowned health care practitioners such as Drs. Deepak Chopra, Mark Hyman and Dean Ornish.  Many believe functional and integrative medicine are the future of medicine. Physicians are beginning to take a more holistic approach to treating patients, no longer just concentrating on treating a disease. Although functional medicine and integrative medicine have similarities and overlap in several areas,  there are a few factors that make each discipline somewhat unique.

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Topics: Functional Medicine, Integrative Medicine

Five Reasons why Patronus Medical is the choice for you

Posted by Patronus Medical on Aug 11, 2016 9:12:47 AM

It seems that now more than ever, individuals worldwide are moving away from traditional healthcare plans and towards exclusive private health management. The benefits are staggering, especially for those living in a fast-paced world. With private health management, there is no more waiting to get the healthcare you deserve. The world has changed, so why shouldn’t your medical care?     

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Topics: Telemedicine, Private Health Management, Functional Medicine

A White House Physician’s Journey from Conventional Medicine into Functional Medicine

Posted by Robert G Darling, MD on Jul 19, 2016 9:04:34 AM

My journey from conventional medicine to Functional Medicine began in possibly the most conventional setting possible. I graduated from medical school in 1985 and have been practicing medicine for over 31 years. I was trained as a traditional medical doctor (MD) and completed a residency in emergency medicine in 1994, and I served in a number of clinical and administrative positions during my 25-year career in the US Navy Medical Department including three years as White House Physician to President Clinton from 1996 to 1999.

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Topics: Private Health Management, Functional Medicine