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September 2013 Formula Spotlight

Starting in June, we have been posting a Formula Spotlight on our Facebook page. On the first Thursday of each month we’ll be archiving all of the previous month’s Formula Spotlights here on our blog. (Sorry we’re a little late this month). Be sure to click on the link and like our Facebook page to […]

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 […]