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Disclaimer and Herb/Supplement Warning:  It is important to be aware that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not regulate herbs and dietary supplements. Because they are not regulated in the U.S., there is no guarantee of strength, purity or safety of any product containing or claiming to contain an herb or supplement. Decisions to use herbs or supplements should be carefully considered with your doctor. Individuals using prescription drugs or other herbs and supplements should discuss taking herbs or supplements with their pharmacist or health care provider before starting.  

IOH offers information strictly for educational purposes and no information on our site, or found through links from our site, is intended for, nor should be used for, self-diagnosis or self-treatment.  We urge you to consult with your physician before making any changes in your diabetes or other health care plan.

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Alternative & complimentary therapies for persons with diabetes

Complementary & Alternative Medical Therapies for Diabetes
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Application of Acupuncture for Diabetes
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More Information on Complementary and Alternative Medical Therapies for Diabetes
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Chiropractic Care
Chiropractic Care
History of Chiropractic
Chiropractic Subluxation
Philosophy of the Subluxation
Use and Acceptance of Chiropractic
Chiropractic Licensure and Regulation
Cristicism and Chiropractic
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Diabetes and Chiropractic

How Can Yoga Benefit a Person With Diabetes?
Yoga Practice and Intention
Diversity of Yoga
Common Themes
Yoga as Exercise
Hatha Yoga
Yoga as Alternative and Complementary Therapy

Biofeedback, Meditation & Prayer
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More Information on Complementary & Alternative Therapies for Diabetes

The Origins of Homeopathic Treatment
The Philosophy Behind Homeopathy
Not A Cure
What Can Homeopathy Treat?
Resources & Support  

Herbals & Natural Remedies
About Alternative & Complimentary Treatment for Diabetes
Complementary Treatment of Chinese and Western Therapy for Managing Diabetes
Herbs and Natural Remedies:  Alfalfa, Ginko Bilboa, Bitter Melon, Cayenne Pepper, Cinnamon, Fenugreek, Ginseng, Glucomannon (Konjac Root), Psyllium Seeds, Vanadium, Vinegar

Vitamins and Supplements
Join an IOH Support Group
Complementary & Alternative Treatment for Diabetes
Vitamins and Supplements -
Biotin, Chromium, Magnesium

Diabetes "Cures"
"Cures" For Diabetes - There are none!
Complementary vs. Alternative Therapies:  A Big Difference
Read and Decide for Yourself
Example of Tricky Advertising Using the Word "Cure"
Don't Judge a Book By It's Cover
What to do if you get Taken


India, China to develop herbal cure for diabetes - Indian and Chinese doctors are jointly undertaking clinical trials to prove the efficacy of herbal plants that offer a cure for diabetes.  05/24/3006

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Richard N. Podell, M.D., M.P.H., Medical Director and Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

"Dr. Podell is one of the nation’s leading experts on the scientific integration of complementary and alternative therapies with conventional medicine.  He also has special interest and expertise in clinical nutrition, behavioral medicine, and the diseases of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia."

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