Diabetes is a type of disease that involves with activies of our hormone “insulin”.
Diabetes can occur when
1. Pancreas no longer produce insulin
2. Pancreas produce insufficient amount of insulin
3. When body don’t response properly to insulin (insulin resistance)
When this happens, blood sugar will rise and it can be dangerous.
Diabetes can have increase chance of atherosclerosis, stroke, CVD, kidney illness, loosing eye sight…etc
It is important for diabetic patients to check their blood sugar regularly, have a good diet, proper rest, proper exercise and see their doctors in regular visits.
There are many treatment strategies in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture when it comes to diabetes.
General speaking, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture focuses on the body to regulate blood sugar properly by strengthening the system in proper measure. However, it is important to have consultation with well-trained Chinese Medicine Doctor / Acupuncturist before proceeding into treatments. Treatment strategies can be different from person to person.