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.
Although I have managed my diabetes by eating low-carb ever since 2007 and enthusiastically recommend it to anyone who has diabetes, I certainly recognize its limitations and the importance of diabetes drugs. Low-carbing isn’t easy. The transition from fueling our bodies with carbs to one of burning fat can challenge us in seven ways as I…