"The record of acupuncture treatment for diabetes mellitus could be found even in the ancient classic of traditional Chinese medicine. In recent years, the reports about diabetes mellitus treated by acupuncture were more and more seen both at home and abroad. Acupuncture, to those patients with diabetes who need to take drugs for long time, shows more advantages. It can not only enhance life quality, but also prevent the occurence of complications and treat chronic complications. Acupuncture treatment for diabetes mellitus has attracted extensive attention and been applied broadly.
The book is divided into three parts. Part 1 is an introduction of acupuncture treatment for diabetes mellitus including significance, present state, pathogenesis, frequently used methods selection of acupuncture points, needling methods and precautions; Part 2 mainly discusses acupuncture and moxibustion treatment for diabetes mellitus including etiology, pathogenesis, essentials in differentiating symptoms, principles of treatment, and giving treatment according to symdromes for chronic complications. Part 3 gives case examples of diabetes mellitus and its chronic complications treated with acupuncture and moxibustion.
The book is written in Chinese and English with rich and clear contents, brief and to the point, excellent in both pictures and languages. It could be taken as a reference book for both Chinese and overseas clinical doctors, medical students and foreign students."