Jamie Gisby

Diabetes

Acupuncture for Diabetes

Acupuncture can’t treat diabetes but there has been some preliminary research into whether it may help certain complications; such as peripheral neuropathy. Follow the link below for how acupuncture might help these conditions (plus some interesting research into the benefits of Tai Chi):

The Journal of Chinese Medicine Research Archive.

The British Acupuncture Council Fact Sheet on Type-2 Diabetes.

Blood Sugar 101 is the best book around for teaching patients to monitor and control their diabetes:

Acupuncture for diabetes complications