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Diabetes in Chinese Medicine

Diabetes has long been recognized as a unique disorder in Chinese Medicine. In Chinese, diabetes is known as Xiao Ke, which translates as “Wasting and Thirsting Disorder” because chronic patients often exhibit emaciation—wasting—and polydipsia—excessive thirst. Xiao Ke syndrome was first mentioned in the medical classic Huang Di Nei Jing, written at least two thousand years […]