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Re: [IP] Herbal remedies 'pose surgery risk'



Kerri,

Are there particular herbs in your experience that help control glucose levels in a Type 1 diabetic?
I'm trying to learn anything and everything as the mom of a 12 year old pumper.

Thanks,  Kay

Kerri wrote:

> This is one of those common sense things. You should tell your dr(s) about ANY medication your are taking before surgery, not just herbs. I've said this before and I'll say it again, herbs, if used properly and with the proper knowledge of interactions, etc (just like with regular medicine) work very well and are safe. You wouldn't go take a bunch of meds without knowing more
> about them. Same applies to herbs (or should, anyway.) I've been using herbs and homeopathy for years on myself and my children with no ill effects but then again, I didn't just jump into it either. I studied them for a long time beforehand.
> Just my 2 cents.
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