In November of 2013 our family received devastating news, when our 9 year old son was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Needless to say, we were at a loss since no one in our family had ever been diagnosed with an autoimmune condition. Immediately following his diagnoses, my wife and I began his treatment of the daily regimen of insulin shots, which very quickly proved to be an overwhelming and daunting task. My wife and I believed that we owed it to our son, to seek any alternative treatments (more…)
While I was in college, I was diagnosed with diabetes and put on medications. I was then later diagnosed with hypothyroidism. Not only had I been diagnosed with two serious conditions, I had been losing pigmentation of my skin over a number of years, a condition known as vitiligo. The medication I was prescribed was not correcting my conditions, only managing my symptoms. I grew increasingly more frustrated with my medical treatment.
I had been to a number of medical doctors through this process, but I felt like they could never pin point the problem. (more…)