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An NIH Conference on Dietary Supplements, Coagulation,
and Antithrombotic Therapies

January 13-14, 2005
Masur Auditorium, Clinical Center
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Executive Summary







Continuing Education


  • Review the effects of dietary supplements on hemostasis and antithrombotic therapies

  • Develop strategies to raise awareness among patients and practitioners about the use of dietary supplements

  • Formulate a framework for developing a clinical guideline for dietary supplement use in patients on antithrombotic therapies

  • Promote integration of new knowledge on the subject into media platforms including NIH internet resources and web-based home monitoring systems for antithrombotic therapies

  • Identify gaps in our current knowledge

  • Formulate a research agenda

NHLBI - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
ODS - Office of Dietary Supplements
CC - NIH Clinical Center
NCCAM - National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
NINDS - National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
ORD - Office of Rare Diseases
Foundation for the National Institutes of Health

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