Prevention of Diabetes: Insights from a TCM Physician and Clinical Dietitian
By Physician Ong & Dietitian Adelyn
3 May 2023
Diabetes occurs for several reasons, but the ultimate cause of high blood sugar that characterises the disorder is either due to deficiency of the hormone insulin or a combination of insulin deficiency and resistance of the body tissues to its actions. In this east meets west talk on diabetes, our TCM Physician and Clinical Dietitian will share the factors contributing to Diabetes and ways that TCM and Diet principles can help in prevention. We will cover tips that can help with its prevention, explore acupressure exercises you can do on a daily basis, diet recommendations; as well as understanding the new Nutri-Grade mark that you see in supermarkets.