Diabetes, A Mandate

By Gerald Karnow, M.D., MD Fall 2000: Chronic Illness - Issue #21  Click Here to Buy the Issue! Everywhere in the media we read about the increasing incidence of diabetes. In the last decade, diabetes rose by 3.3% nationwide to 6.5% of the population. The immense increase of a chronic illness, with its personal, social and economic consequences, poses many questions. ... Read More ►

How to Treat Childhood Illness

By Philip Incao, MD Summer 2001, The Child - Issue #24 All of the common illnesses of childhood are inflammations. "Infection" is the wrong word for them because it suggests that we get sick because germs invade us. This is misleading. We are always exposed to, and often harbor, germs and yet we only occasionally get sick. Why do we ... Read More ►

What is an Anthroposophical Physician

By Andrea Schaeffer-Pautz, MD Issue: Spring 2002, A Rich Offering of Therapies - Issue #27 A physician or osteopathic physician who has completed a conventional training with all its external qualifications, who fully acknowledges the benefits and accomplishments of modern medicine, but does not stop there. The anthroposophical physician extends traditionally taught medicine, based on a study of the human ... Read More ►

The Doctor Speaks 1

By Philip Incao, M.D. Issue: Summer 2004, Biography Emerges as a Tool For Therapy - Issue #36 Q: I am taking medication for high blood pressure and high cholesterol and am concerned about the overall effects on my well-being. How can I offset any potential negative impact of these strong drugs? A: It is pretty much common knowledge that heart ... Read More ►

The Medicine in Biographic Messages

by A. Pautz, M.D. Issue: Summer 2004, Biography Emerges as a Tool For Therapy - Issue #36  Life leaves traces ingrained in our biographies. Seen within an entire life, biographic events can appear as informative messages - messages we may read, understand, and act on. In taking a patient’s history, an anthroposophically-trained medical doctor listens to and evaluates such events. The ... Read More ►

Owned by Illness Part 2

An interview with Gerald Karnow, M.D. Issue: Fall 2005, Restoring Our Relationship with Food; Issue #41 , Vol. 10 We interviewed Gerald Karnow, M.D., at the Artemisia conference in Ann Arbor, MI. Dr. Karnow has been a practitioner of anthroposophically-extended medicine and a co-worker at the Fellowship Community in Chestnut Ridge, NY, a residential community based on the care of ... Read More ►

Community Supported Anthroposophic Medicine – A New Form of Health Care

LILIPOH interviews Molly McMullen Laird, M.D. Issue: Spring 2006, Spirit & Economics in Health Care; Issue #43 LILIPOH: Can you tell me briefly about the community supported medical initiative that you and Quentin Mc Mullen, M.D. have started? Molly McMullen Laird, M.D.: The driving force behind our Patient Organization, and the unique economic form that we use, came through looking ... Read More ►

Anthroposophical Aspects of Diabetes Treatment

By Ross Rentea, M.D.. Issue: Winter 2006: Gratitude and Love - Issue #46 Vol 11 Medical doctor Ross Rentea invites us to explore some of the deeper causes behind diabetes. Probing the relationship between our physical condition, cultural influences and our soul and spirit, he explores how an anthroposophic physician treats the individual with a diabetic condition. When it is ... Read More ►