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Alternative Ways of Treating Diabetes (54)

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what humor you got with diabetes? videos? jokes? I tend to laugh with things involving complications and eating donuts :-0 I think humor is…

Started by greenclouds

3 11 hours ago
Reply by swisschocolate

What Supplements do you take?

I have recently taken a VERY aggressive move towards using supplements in an effort to "lose" some meds. I have been working with a Clevela…

Started by mrdavenportcpa

18 Feb 3
Reply by Trudy

Nigella sativa

Hi everyone, Has anyone ever tried the herb Nigella sativa (Black seed) to control blood sugar?

Started by Mila

5 Dec 3, 2014
Reply by fastbill54

Micro Acupuncture for retinopathy

Does anyone have experience with Micro Acupuncture to help with retinopathy? I have been type 1 29years. Earlier this year i was diagnosed…

Started by heather m

3 Sep 11, 2014
Reply by heather m

surfacing after denial

Hi, I'm a 42 year mom of three kids. I had gestational diabetes 4 years ago and managed to get super control with insulin thrice a day, lot…

Started by rdk

18 Apr 24, 2014
Reply by GailD

Raw Foods diet

Hi to all, I just signed on as a member here! I want to know if anyone has had success on a raw food diet. I just watched "Simply Raw", a m…

Started by Susan Levanduski

20 Mar 27, 2014
Reply by spirit7

Thinking outside of the square, not for the faint hearted

All the best for the New Year to all diabetics (and non-diabetic!) friends. I haven't been active here of late, have been, however, active…

Started by Robert

16 Jan 24, 2014
Reply by meee

Has anyone experimented with cinnamon?

I've found several online studies that suggest cinnamon is a safe and effective way to lower blood sugar--but also other studies that didn'…

Started by Sophie

7 Jan 5, 2014
Reply by MikeStarrWriter

The Starch Solution, and The Blood Sugar Solution??

Just watched "The Blood Sugar Solution" on PBS TV, and read Dr. McDougall's Vegan approach to diabetes. Both Dr. McDougall and Dr. Hyman ha…

Started by MikeMc

37 Jan 1, 2014
Reply by Zoe

Supplement Question(s)

Hi there! I don't really feel that supplements and vitamins are all that alternative (considering they are pretty essential to general well…

Started by Oakville27

11 Nov 16, 2013
Reply by Lorrie




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