Alternative Ways of Treating Diabetes (52)

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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

8 3 hours ago
Reply by meee

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
Reply by spirit7

Nigella sativa

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

Started by Mila

3 Feb 3
Reply by fastbill54

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
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
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
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

Over 3 yrs after RNYGP & Going Strong!

I had the op in Hamilton, Ontario under OHIP program +3 yrs ago, best thing I ever did health-wise. Feel like I'm 30 years younger. A1C con…

Started by Grant Buchan-Terrell

0 Nov 6, 2013

Diaberex and Melabic has anyone actually tried either of these??

Diaberex Melabic I am wondering if anyone has ever tried these 2 products or if…

Started by Renegadez

17 Jul 26, 2013
Reply by Bill Quick


Last Friday at a birthday party I met a woman who practices Ayurvedic medicine. She works with people who have diabetes (among other things…

Started by Emily Coles

15 Jun 13, 2013
Reply by lotsofshots




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