Nutrition Business Journal

Practitioner Companies Report Strong Demand From Medical Doctors

Sales driven by patients’ demand for non-drug solutions and the promise of supplemental income.

Manufacturers specializing in supplements for the practitioner market reported strong sales to medical doctors during the past year, NBJ interviews revealed. “The fastest-paced growth is among medical doctors,” said Mike Scamarcia, director of sales for Standard Process Inc. (Palmyra, Wis.). “There is a growing demand from the M.D.s in light of everything that is happening from the pharmaceutical side. Patients are actually looking for a different alternative,” he added, citi

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