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Managing Type 1 Diabetes With Ocotea & Copaiba


Author: Kirstie Y.
Skill: Nurse
Date: 07-30-2010
Views: 10,597
Word Count: 113
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 4502-OR
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My 9 year old son has T1D and uses an insulin pump. When his blood glucose is high he gives himself a correction dose of insulin and per protocol. Then he will put a drop of Ocotea on the palm of his hand. I can expect his bgl to drop about 10 mmol/L in 1 hour-a much quicker response than using insulin alone. If his bgl is really high or he has ketones we will add a drop of Copaiba to that and expect a drop of about 15 mmol/L in an hour.

If he is asleep at the time I just put the oil on the handiest part of his body-tummy, back, whatever.


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