Typical TCM Therapy for Diabetes Mellitus

( 糖尿病的中医特色疗法 )


At present, no matter in the developing or developed countries, the incidence of diabetes mellitus tends to increase, and the disease has become one of the three chief diseases, which seriously threatens the human health. The high incidence of diabetes mellitus, together with its numerous complications, may seriously impair one's health and cause death. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has a history of more than two thousand years in treating and preventing diabetes mellitus and its complications with rich experience and some peculiar therapy. In compiling this book, we have inherited the achievements of our predecessors and assimilated them with the principles, which we have derived from our personal experience. The purpose is to promote the peculiar therapy in TCM and contribute to the cause of improving the human health.

The book is divided into three parts. The first one introduces emphatically the essentials on diabetes mellitus, the essential points in diagnosing this disease, and the knowledge or cognizance of the disease in TCM. The second part introduces in detail the treatment of diabetes mellitus, and the pattern differentiation and treatment of its frequently observed complications according to TCM; the commonly used patent Chinese drugs, the folk recipes and proved recipes, the various therapeutic methods such as external treatment, acupuncture and moxibustion, massage, physical training therapy, psychotherapy, dietetic therapy and diagnostic and regimen therapy. The third part introduces the unique opinions, the therapeutic experiences and clinically proved cases of the national senior traditional Chinese physicians such as professors Shi Jinmo, Wang Luqiu and Li Liang in treating diabetes mellitus.

The content in this book is plentiful and easy to understand. It is quite practicable and may serve as a book of reference for readers from different fields.

Brief Contents

Part One General Introduction

Chapter One Introduction

Chapter Two Diagnostic Essentials

Section 1 Clinical Manifestations
Section 2 Laboratory Tests
Section 3 Diagnostic Criteria
Section 4 Differential Diagnoses

Chapter Three TCM Understanding of Diabetes Mellitus

Part Two Typical Therapies

Chapter One Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Section 1 Internal Therapy
Section 2 Acupuncture and Moxibustion Therapy
Section 3 Tuina Therapy
Section 4 Physical Training Therapy
Section 5 Emotional Therapy
Section 6 Dietetic Therapy

Chapter Two Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Section 1 Internal Therapy
Section 2 External Therapy
Section 3 Acupuncture and Moxibustion Therappy
Section 4 Tuina Therapy
Section 5 Physical Training Therapy
Section 6 Psychotherapy
Section 7 Dietetic Therapy

Chapter Three Treatment of the Common Complications of Diabetes Mellitus

Section 1 Acute Complication of Diabetes Mellitus
Section 2 Diabetic Heart Disease
Section 3 Diabetic Cerebrovascular Disease
Section 4 Diabetic Hypertension
Section 5 Diabetic Hyperlipemia
Section 6 Diabetic Retinopathy
Section 7 Diabetic Nephropathy
Section 8 Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
Section 9 Diabetic Mellitus Complicated with Skin Infection

Chapter Four Regime for Diabetes Mellitus

Section 1 Pay Attention to Education and Establish Confidence
Section 2 Utmost Important in Dietetic Regulation
Section 3 Adapt to the Four Seasons and Lead a Regular Life
Section 4 Harmonize Emotions, Enliven the Body and Calm the Spirits
Section 5 Manage Work and Test Properly, Obtain Healthcare by Massage
Section 6 Pay Attention to Hygiene and Prevent Infection

Part Three Experience of Celebrated Senior TCM Doctors

Chapter One The Experience of Celebrated Senior TCM Doctors Shi Jinmo in Treating Diabetes Mellitus

Section 1 Understanding on the Etiology and Pathogenesis
Section 2 Experiences in Using Herbal Drugs by Pattern Differentiation
Section 3 Proved Clinical Records

Chapter Two The Experience of Senior TCM Doctor Wang Luqiu in Treating Diabetes Mellitus

Section 1 Understanding on the Etiology and Pathogenesis
Section 2 Experiences in Using Herbal Drugs by Pattern Differentiation
Section 3 Proved Clinical Records


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ISBN: 9787810107877
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Published: 2004

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