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Dr. Greg Plotnikoff Publications

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Plotnikoff, G. A., Dobberstein, L., & Raatz, S. (2023). Nutritional Assessment of the Symptomatic Patient on a Plant-Based Diet: Seven Key Questions.

Plotnikoff, G. A., & LILLEHEI, A. S. (2022). Herbal medicines. Complementary Therapies in Nursing: Promoting Integrative Care, 378.

Plotnikoff, G. A. & Hopkins K. (2018). Mast cell mastery: Our new clinical challenge. Minnesota Physician, 32(2): 1-3.

Plotnikoff, G. A. (2018). Pharmacogenomics and optimal opiate prescriptions: A quick guide. MetroDoctors.

Plotnikoff, G. A. (2016). Assessment for Adverse Food Reactivity. A Clinician’s Guide. Minnesota Medicine, 99(6), 36-39.

Plotnikoff, G., & Barber, M. (2016). Refractory depression, fatigue, irritable bowel syndrome, and chronic pain: a functional medicine case report. The Permanente journal, 20(4).

Arora, P., Song, Y., Dusek, J., Plotnikoff, G., Sabatine, M. S., Cheng, S., ... & Guanaga, D. (2015). Vitamin D therapy in individuals with prehypertension or hypertension: the DAYLIGHT trial. Circulation, 131(3), 254-262.

Plotnikoff, G. A. (2015). Determining the Value of Vitamin D Supplementation. JAMA, 314(6), 627-627.

Watanabe, K., Plotnikoff, G. A., Sakiyama, T., & Reissenweber-Hewel, H. (2015). Collaboration of Japanese Kampo medicine and modern biomedicine 2015.

Mittelman, M., & Plotnikoff, G. (2014). Global advances toward a whole systems approach. Global Advances in Health and Medicine, 3(5): 6-7.

Plotnikoff, G. A. (2014). The human microbiome. Global Advances in Health and Medicine, 3(3): 4-5.

Plotnikoff, G. A. (2014). Three measurable and modifiable enteric microbial biotransformations relevant to cancer prevention and treatment. Global Advances in Health and Medicine, 3(3): 33-43.

Plotnikoff, G., Finch, M., Calvin, S., & Dusek, J. (2014). Vitamin D Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) Insufficiency in Female Healthcare Employees of Childbearing Age. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 20(5), A124-A125.

Plotnikoff, G. A. (2014). Introduction: What to eat when you can't eat. Global Advances in Health and Medicine, 3(6): 56-72.

Plotnikoff, G. A. (2014). Elevated deoxycholic acid and idiopathic recurrent acute pancreatitis: a case report with 48 months of follow-up. Global Advances in Health and Medicine, 3(3), 70-72.

Plotnikoff, G., Weisberg, M. B., & LeBeau, S. (2013). Trust Your Gut: Get Lasting Healing from IBS and Other Chronic Digestive Problems Without Drugs. Conari Press.

Plotnikoff, G. (2013). Vitamin D deficiency: Time for inaction? Global Advances in Health and Medicine, 2(1):5-6.

Campagna A. M., Settgast AM, Walker PF, DeFor TA, Campagna EJ, Plotnikoff GA.  (2013). Effect of country of origin, age, and body mass index on prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in a US immigrant and refugee population [published correction appears in Mayo Clin Proc. 2013 Apr;88(4):424]. Mayo Clin Proc. 88(1):31-37.

Plotnikoff, G., & Dusek, J. (2012). P02. 64. Vitamin D sufficiency is necessary for integrative treatment-associated improvements in chronic pain status. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 12(1), 1-1.

Blair J, Meredith M, Plotnikoff GA. (2012). Introduction to traditional Asian therapeutic diets: two enduring perspectives. Minn Med. 95(12):45-49.

Plotnikoff G. A. (2012). Nutritional assessment in vegetarians and vegans: questions clinicians should ask. Minn Med. 95(12):36-38.

Plotnikoff G. A. 2012. Vitamin D status assessment: A clinical perspective. MLO Med Lab Obs. 44(2):28-30.

Plotnikoff G. A, Finch MD, Dusek JA. (2012). Impact of vitamin D deficiency on the productivity of a health care workforce. J Occup Environ Med. 54(2):117-121.

Dusek, J. A., Finch, M., Plotnikoff, G., Knutson, L., & Bauer, B. (2011). Inpatient Pain Management. EXPLORE, 7(2), 118-119.

Plotnikoff G. A. (2011). Drug-nutrient interactions: a case and clinical guide. Minn Med. 94(10):60-62.

Plotnikoff G. A., Watanabe K, Torkelson C, La Valleur J, Radosevich DM. (2011). The TU-025 keishibukuryogan clinical trial for hot flash management in postmenopausal women: results and lessons for future research. Menopause. 18(8):886-892.

Dusek, J. A., Finch, M., Plotnikoff, G., & Knutson, L. (2010). The impact of integrative medicine on pain management in a tertiary care hospital. Journal of Patient Safety, 6(1), 48-51.

Plotnikoff, G. A. (2010). Interventional nutrition in cancer survivorship. A case study. Minnesota Medicine, 93(10), 53-58.

Plotnikoff G. A. (2010). Does inconclusive evidence for vitamin D supplementation to reduce risk for cardiovascular disease warrant pessimism? Ann Intern Med. 2010;153(3):208-210.

Dusek J. A., Finch M, Plotnikoff G, Knutson L; Penny George Institute for Health and Healing Inpatient Care Team. (2010). The impact of integrative medicine on pain management in a tertiary care hospital. J Patient Saf. 6(1):48-51.

Plotnikoff, G. A., & Weisberg, M. B. (2013). Do You Trust Your Gut? Alternative Medicine, (12), 58.