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Fructose in homeopathic remedies – safe for diabetics?

Fructose in homeopathic remedies – safe for diabetics?

Posted by: Melissa Meeuwsen

Can the fructose used to make a homeopathic remedy be detrimental for a person who has clinically diagnosed diabetes?


Absolutely not. Homeopathic remedies have lactose as a base for remedies dispensed in tablets and powders; sucrose as a base for remedies dispensed in globules.
The sugar content is minimal as the dosage is extremely small. Even people with severe diabetes are permitted one teaspoon of sugar per day – the content of ‘sugar’ in homeopathic doses is far less.

Homeopathic treatment is extremely beneficial for people suffering from diabetes; not only for controlling and even normalising their sugar levels but even for managing the complications of diabetes like diabetic neuropathy, etc.

Dr. Firuzi Mehta

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Firuzi Mehta

Firuzi Mehta

Dr. Firuzi Mehta qualified in homeopathic medicine in 1997 and then completed her HMD from the British Institute of Homoeopathy, London. In 1998, she also attended an Introductory Course in Anthroposophic Medicine and Iscador Therapy for Cancer at the Lukas Klinik in Arlesheim, Switzerland now known as Klinik Arleshim. After working for over 5 years with an eminent homeopath in Mumbai, to gain work-experience, she started her own practice in 2001. She reviews homeopathic books as and when the opportunity arises and firmly believes that one's knowledge is always incomplete and needs to grow. She is currently enrolled with—and studying for—the 2 year E-Learning Programme offered by Prof. George Vithoulkas' International Academy of Classical Homeopathy. http://www.homoeopathie.in

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