- Spruce Grove Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese MedicineSuite 215, 636 King Street
Spruce Grove, Alberta T7X 4K5(780) 904-5006
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Treaty 6 Acknowledgement
We acknowledge that our clinic is located on Treaty 6 territory, a traditional meeting ground for many Indigenous peoples. We honour the many Métis, First Nations, and Inuit whose footsteps have marked this land for centuries, especially our neighbours Paul First Nation, Enoch Cree Nation, Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, and Alexander Cree Nation.
Acupuncture for Diabetes
More than 34 million Americans have diabetes, and approximately 90 percent of them have type 2 diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Type 2 diabetes, while its exact cause is unknown, develops when the body becomes resistant to insulin or the pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin. Because of this, treatment often involves taking “insulin sensitizers” or medication that helps the body increase its sensitivity and therefore ability to process insulin, keeping the blood sugar from getting too low. Unfortunately, this medication often causes side effects, including weight gain and anemia. continue reading