Health Issues/Symptoms Connections
Below you will find various relationships to the concept of and potential clinical approaches for diabetes type ii. It is critical to appreciate that in Chinese Medicine (and most related systems), treatment for "diabetes type ii" is rarely designed with the resulting "diabetes type ii" exclusively in mind.
For non-practitioners, we recommend reading treating the "cause" and not the "symptoms" for more on the overall approach and the importance of the TCM diagnostic system in formulating treatment approaches.
Within TCM, "diabetes type ii", is potentially related to the following diagnostic patterns - blood stagnation, heart qi deficiency, heart yin deficiency, kidney qi deficiency, kidney yang deficiency, kidney yin deficiency, lung qi deficiency, lung yin deficiency, stomach fire, stomach qi deficiency, stomach yin deficiency among many other possibilities and/or layered combinations.
When developing an acupuncture protocol a practitioner is very often focusing on the causal diagnoses in Chinese Medicine terms, not on the condition itself. A potential range of underlying factors and approaches for diabetes type ii are described in our acupuncture protocol page - "acupuncture for diabetes - treatment protocols " .
Some acupuncture points are considered "empirically" related to a specific condition or diagnostic pattern. While this would rarely, if ever, dictate the entire composition of a treatment, the following points should be considered, possibly even more so within the context of acupressure:
The Tom Tam/Tong Ren Therapy system can be applied via energy healing/medical qi gong methods as well as an acupuncture component. The acupuncture aspect is generally utilized in combination with more standard TCM diagnostic approaches. For the specific points/areas that would generally be utilized in someone experiencing "diabetes type ii", please read "Tam Healing and Tong Ren Therapy for Diabetes Type II ".