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.
Wouldn't it be nice if we could all be cured of our diabetes. Of course it would. But except for treatments involving major surgery -- pancreas transplants (and the anti-rejection drugs are considered more dangerous than having diabetes, so they won't do this procedure unless you also need a new kidney) or gastric bypass surgery (which means…