How is diabetes treated in a hospital setting using Oriental Medicine in China? In this post I share some of what I saw at the Endocrine ward with Dr Ye at the Mianyang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Sichuan, China.
Mianyang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Sichuan, China: May 2016 For the last two days we experienced a different style of acupuncture on the 4th floor of the inpatient department at Mianyang Chinese Medicine Hospital. Dr Lai is the resident doctor in the acupuncture clinic there, which held about ten beds. Patients from the inpatient […]
Spleen & Stomach Department, Mianyang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Sichuan, China: May 2016 Today we observed at the Mianyang Chinese Medicine Hospital’s inpatient department. This building is right next door to the outpatient hospital we had been in yesterday. It has facilities for childbirth, surgery and the whole gamut of in-patient needs, combining both […]
When you visit a Doctor of Chinese Medicine (whether they treat using acupuncture and/or herbs), they will look at the health of each organ and ensure that each is doing its job in the wider whole to govern or regulate the complex system of ‘you’. In Western medicine we have a particular understanding of the […]