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Articles by Madeline S. Yamate, MBA, DVM, CVA

Madeline S. Yamate, MBA, DVM, CVA

Acupuncture for the Western practitioner (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

Acupuncture is the insertion of needles into specific points on the body (acupoints) to cause a desired healing effect.

Traditional Chinese veterinary medicine: A primer (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) is a complete system of medicine to prevent, diagnose, and treat disease.

Introduction to traditional Chinese medicine food therapy (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

Besides water, the most critical component considered in a diet is energy.

Geriatric medicine: A TCVM approach (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

According to the National Research Council, the term "senior" refers to an animal's functionality, such as decreased activity, weight gain, and other age-related physical and behavioral changes.

Integrating alternative modalities into Western clinics (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is viewed by many veterinarians as an "us against them" proposition.

Qi, acupuncture points and energy meridians (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

Qi is difficult to translate into Western language. Fundamentally, Qi is what gives life to the universe.

Treating cancer with TCVM (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

According to the Animal Cancer Center at Colorado State University (CSU), cancer is the No. 1 cause of death in geriatric dogs and cats.

Complementary and alternative medicine (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), a component of the National Institutes of Health, defines CAM as "a group of diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not presently considered to be part of conventional medicine."

Veterinary acupuncture and Chinese herbs: Clinical applications and contraindications (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), also known as Traditional Oriental Medicine (TOM) has been utilized over several thousands of years in people and animals.


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