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Re: [IP] cures for idm



When I called this Dr. I asked about Board Certification (I don't recall
them telling me he was licensed or not) I was told that he didn't need
to be Board Certified, as holistic medicine is not covered by insurances
(at least in MA or NH).  So my take on this was it's your body, your
risk!  



Sam Skopp wrote:
> 
> At 06:15 pm 2/1/01 Andrew Bender, M. D. wrote:
>  >>>I too found this a bit difficult to believe.  I called an alternative
>  >medicine doctor (for my son, mostly for hyperactivity issues) and when I
>  >gave my son's medical background to his associate, she assured me that
>  >the Dr. could get my son off of insulin.
>  >I did not follow through with the appt, but, found it interesting.<<
>  >
>  >I had a chiropractor I know tell me that three or four visits to his office
>  >and Lauren would be "off insulin for good!" It's laughable, but not when you
>  >consider the damage that could do to an uneducated or desperate person!
>  >Well, if there were only a few days between visits, i'd be dead, then for
>  >sure i wouldn't need insulin. like my old chinese herbalist who said i'd be
>  >off insulin if i took certain recommended herbs. they smelled s bad you
>  >culdn't get them past your lips. spot, ugggh phew!
>  >
> 
> Aren't there laws against practicing medicine without a license?? In any
> case, wouldn't these practitioners also be opening themselves up to some
> horrendous lawsuits??
> 
> Sam
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