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.
Almost all of us who have diabetes have to deal with other medical problems too. But none of these conditions affects more of us than obesity and the problems that come with it.More than 85 percent of adults with diabetes were overweight in the U.S. government’s Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. And 54.8 percent of the…