For patients struggling with diabetes, the world of dietary supplements and alternative treatments can be a cause for concern. According to David Mendosa, the American Diabetes Association has published a guide, the Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Supplement Use in People with Diabetes, to help patients navigate the vast array of supplement options.
A couple of weeks ago, I was having coffee with another massage therapist and she made the comment, "You don't have the tough tissue I feel in other diabetics." I've heard this before, but never thought to blog about the issue. However, it is a good point regarding what massage therapists and other body work professionals feel when they touch…