Chinese Medicine Treatment of Diabetes

K.A. O'Brien, C.C. Xue

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComplementary Therapies and the Management of Diabetes and Vascular Disease: A Matter of Balance
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)047001458X (ISBN); 9780470014585 (ISBN)
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes


  • Acupuncture and moxibustion
  • Auscultation and olfaction for diagnostic information
  • Chinese medicine (CM) syndromes
  • Chinese medicine - 'triple jiao' or 'san jiao'
  • Chinese medicine and concept of balance
  • Chinese medicine management of diabetes
  • Diet and exercise therapy (Tai chi and qi gong)
  • Meridian theory in diagnosing disorders
  • Yin Yang theory and Five Phase theory
  • Zang-fu theory - zang-fu organs and 'antipathogenic qi' and 'blood'

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