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Alternative Therapies and Explanations from 1997

  1. Can chromium picolate harm me or cause side effects? (24 Dec 97)
  2. Has there been any new research that suggests Glucosamine Sulfate will lower blood sugars in people with diabetes? (7 Dec 97)
  3. I suspect that research should be performed to explore the use of glucagon to remove the long term adverse effects of diabetes. (13 Oct 97)
  4. A friend recently brought an herb back from Brazil that is being used to regulate blood sugar levels. (14 Sep 97)
  5. I have seen some articles on Chromium Picolinate. Is there any research or proof that it helps Type 1 diabetics? (7 Sep 97)
  6. Do you know anything about using rice bran being used to stabilize blood sugar levels? (30 Aug 97)
  7. Why is it that doctors such as yourself are so quick to scoff at anything that isn't concocted in a lab and pumped into animals? (10 Aug 97)
  8. Have there been controlled, double-blind studies that support the use of chromium in diabetes? (26 Jun 97)
  9. One of my patient's parents heard about a scientific study supporting the use of cinnamon to reduce blood glucose levels. (10 May 97)
  10. I found an article that addresses various negative effects from toxicity of vanadium. (27 Apr 97)
  11. I have been told by several "non-professionals" that many complications are actually caused by insulin. (18 Apr 97)
  12. I got diabetes around a year ago. My mom's friend got me started on Yogic pancreatic exercises and sprouted fenugreek seeds. (14 Apr 97)
  13. A man told me that he had heard that drinking blueberry leaf tea reduced severity, and may even cure, diabetes. (7 Mar 97)
  14. If you don't believe in possibility of alternative medicine, how do you explain the low dosage of insulin I manage with? (23 Feb 97)
  15. His medical consultant has recommended that he take phenylalamine, hydroxycobalamine injections, and lofepramine tabs. (2 Feb 97)
  16. Has anyone heard of this cassette from a diabetic resource and research center? It doesn't sound above board. (26 Jan 97)
  17. I would like to know more about exactly what chelation treatment is. (25 Jan 97)
  18. Why have I not heard anything on the removal of the thymus gland for diabetics? (25 Jan 97)
  19. We believe she has been miraculously healed of this disease. (18 Jan 97)
  20. Have there been any studies done concerning juvenile diabetes and functioning of the parasympathetic nervous system? (16 Jan 97)
  21. In one of your answers you mentioned that there are herbal and dietetic "meds" for people in poor countries. (6 Jan 97)

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