Complementary Therapies and the Management of Diabetes and Vascular Disease: A Matter of Balance
List of Contributors.
1 Introduction to Diabetes (Gary Deed and Trish Dunning).
2 Complementary Therapy Use (Mohan Pawa).
3 Complementary Medicine and Safety (Lesley Braun).
4 Integrating Complementary and Conventional Therapies (Trish Dunning).
5 Nutritional Therapies (Rocco Di Vincenzo).
6 Essential Oils (Aromatherapy) (Trish Dunning).
7 Counselling and Relaxation Therapies (Sue Cradock and Chas Skinner).
8 Energy Therapies (Geraldine Milton).
9 Herbal Medicines and Interactions with Conventional Medicines Used to Manage Diabetes (Lesley Braun).
10 Ayurvedic Management of Diabetes (Devaka Fernando).
11 Chinese Medicine Treatment of Diabetes (Kylie A. O’Brien and Charlie Changli Xue).
12 Australian Aboriginal Traditional Healing Practices (Heather McDonald).
13 Massage and Reflexology (Paula Mullins).
14 Naturopathy (Liza Oates).
15 Complementary Approaches to Managing Pain (Trish Dunning and Leon Chaitow).
16 Manipulative Therapies (Russell Banks).
""Highly recommended for all health care providers who see diabetic patients."" (Electric Review, March/April 2007)
""This is a comprehensive review of the wide range of complementary therapies available to patients with diabetes."" (Doody's Health Services)