Chinese medicine treats diabetes according to the individual’s unique pattern of symptoms. No two people with diabetes have identical symptoms whether it is Type I or Type II. In Chinese medicine diabetes is described as “Wasting & Thirsting Syndrome” as often the main symptoms of Type 1 diabetes are excessive thirst and hunger with weight loss.
In either Type 1 or Type 2 the main organs to stimulate would be the pancreas, and the kidneys. We can stimulate the body with acupuncture or herbal therapy. Acupuncture can help regulate the endocrine system by helping to regulate blood sugar metabolism.Continue reading