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The acupuncture office of Deborah Hutchinson, PhD, LAc, DiplAc (NCCAOM)®. Located in downtown Lexington, Kentucky, offering acupuncture and moxibustion according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) principles


Diabetes: Can Acupuncture Help?

picture of woman removing cup with text that reads Can acupuncture help with diabetes?Did you know that acupuncture can be a powerful ally for people who have various types of Diabetes?

It’s true…let me explain how an acupuncturist views the common condition.

Although Western and Traditional Chinese Medicine use different methods to treat common diseases, both approaches also agree on many things. So what are the similarities? Both Western and Eastern focus on diet, weight loss, and exercise to treat diabetes.  Both use medications, nutritional supplements or herbs to reduce blood sugar and improve cellular respiration. However, the each medical system has different theories, diagnostic patterns, and treatment methods.

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