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Alternative Therapies and Explanations from 2002

  1. What about herbal treatment in such a situation? Allopathy? (23 Dec 2002)
  2. Can touch raise or lower blood sugar? How about words that give good feelings? How about humor? (17 Nov 2002)
  3. A homeopathic doctor prescribed a powdered medicine and guaranteed that my daughter's type 1 diabetes would be cured. (29 Oct 2002)
  4. A friend, who has type 1 diabetes my opinion about using vitamins/supplements in his case. (21 Oct 2002)
  5. A friend who has has diabetes heard that Nopal Cactus is helpful with this condition. Are there any studies on this? (15 Oct 2002)
  6. What are the dangers of taking the Xenadrine with untreated type 2 diabetes? (7 Oct 2002)
  7. What's your opinion about the value of Vitamin E in the prevention of cardiovascular disease in people with diabetes? (17 Sep 2002)
  8. There are conflicting reports about the safety and effectiveness of chromium picolinate. Is this a beneficial supplement? (16 Sep 2002)
  9. What are the most current known benefits to niacinamide for people with and without diabetes? (26 Aug 2002)
  10. Are there any adverse effects of taking Spirulina and having diabetes? What's the difference between good vitamin A and bad A? (28 Jul 2002)
  11. What can you tell me about lipid peroxidation and type 1 diabetes? (28 Jul 2002)
  12. Is there merit to giving my nephew vitamin B complex to prevent the onset of diabetes? (28 Jun 2002)
  13. I've read about the use of chromium and nicotinamide in helping to restore or preserve beta cells. How much should I give my daughter? (9 Jun 2002)
  14. I have heard that taking a teaspoonful of cinnamon three times a day in my coffee will lower my blood sugar levels. (21 May 2002)
  15. Could it hurt for people with type 2 to try drinking tea made from cerrasse leaves, along with their regular medications? (14 May 2002)
  16. Do you have any information on chromium as helping blood sugar levels in hypoglycemia? (12 May 2002)
  17. What is your view about Gourdin which promises very good results in diabetes treatment? (5 May 2002)
  18. Are there any studies that prove sterolins are helpful? Can children use them? (4 May 2002)
  19. What is your view on naturopathic medicine (supplements in addition to insulin) in diabetes? (6 Apr 2002)
  20. My three and a half year old daughter has just been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Is nicotinamide available in Canada? Can you request it from your doctor? (3 Apr 2002)
  21. About a year ago, you talked about a product called DK50. Have there been any clinical trials to verify the claims of substantially dropping and maintaining glucose levels? (2 Apr 2002)
  22. What vitamin supplements, if any, can I give my daughter to help her body out as she grows up to hopefully minimize some problems with heart, kidneys, circulation, eyesight etc? (21 Mar 2002)
  23. I found a website about "transfer factor". What is your opinion of its value in treating diabetes? (6 Mar 2002)

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