June 4, 2021

Don’t Be Fooled By Some Supplement Ads

Don’t Be Fooled By Some Supplement Ads

Can you tell the difference between an advertising claim and research-backed statistics? For chronic disease patients who take supplements to manage their conditions, this is an ongoing problem. And the Food and Drug Administration can’t always keep up with new products, claims, and supplements. 

ChromaDex CEO Robert Fried explains what patients should look for in a company when researching supplements. And how clinical research is unlocking their potential uses for rare and chronic diseases. Also, Kate speaks with Kayla Smock on insurance hurdles facing Occipital Neuralgia patients and why the condition is so much more than just a headache. 


Terry Wilcox, Executive Director, Patients Rising

Dr. Robert Goldberg, “Dr. Bob,” Co-Founder and Vice President of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest

Kate Pecora, Field Correspondent


Robert Fried, CEO, ChromaDex

Kayla Smock, President and Founder, Occipital Neuralgia Foundation

Ronetta Stokes, Patient Correspondent


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Drugmakers sue HHS over Medicaid drug rebate rule

Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act of 2021

Patients Rising Survey: Occipital Neuralgia: A New Look at Patient Experiences

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