Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus. It is a constitutional disease where the person has a high blood glucose level. This could be caused by the inadequate production of insulin or the body’s cells that that do not respond to the insulin produced. The person suffering from Diabetes will encounter symptoms of frequent urination, increased thirst and will be hungry most of the time. Homeopathy has many remedies that can control this condition. Here we discuss the Remedy Resonance for this condition. The right remedy will be chosen by an homeopath after taking into consideration the similimum.
Uranium nitricum: This remedy is praised highly by Hughes and others in diabetes originating in dyspepsia. Dr. Laning said that no remedy gives such universal good results ; it lessens the sugar and quantity of the urine ; he recommended the 3X trituration. It is when the disease is due to assimilating derangements that Uranium is the remedy, and symptoms such as defective digestion, languor, debility and much sugar in the urine, enormous appetite and thirst, yet the patient continues to emaciate.
Syzygium jambolanum: It is a remedy capable of diminishing the amount of sugar in the urine, especially when used in the tincture and lower riturations, and some cases have been reported cured.
Acidum phosphoricum: Corresponds to diabetes of nervous origin ; the urine is increased, perhaps milky in color and containing much sugar. It suits cases due to grief, worry and anxiety, those who are indifFerent and apathetic, poor in mental and physical force. There will be loss of appetite, sometimes unquenchable thirst and perhaps the patient will be troubled with boils. When patients pass large quantities of pale colorless urine or where there is much phosphatic deposit in the urine it is the remedy. It thus may be a remedy in the form known as diabetes insipidus.
Phosphorus: Useful in diabetes and pancreatic diseases especially in those of a tuberculous or gouty diathesis. The pancreatic involvement will call attention to Phosphorus.
Acidum lacticum: An exceedingly good remedy in the gastro-hepatic variety of diabetes and good results often follow its use. It has a fine clinical record. The symptoms are: urinates copiously and freely, urine light yellow and saccharine, thirst, nausea, debility, voracious appetite and constipation.
Acidum aceticum: It is also a valuable diabetic remedy, and it has passing of large quantities of pale urine, intense thirst, hot, dry skin and marked debility.
Bryonia: Should not be neglected in this disease. No remedy has dryness of the lips as a symptom of hepatic disorder more marked than Bryonia and this is often one of the first symptoms of diabetes. There is a persistent bitter taste, the patient is languid, morose and dispirited, thirst may not be extreme nor the appetite voracious, the patient may lose strength through inability to eat.
Argentum metallicum: Hahnemann suggests the use of this remedy in diuresis, it is of decided use in diabetes insipidus. The urine is profuse, turbid and of sweet odor. Micturition is frequent and copious.
Natrum sulphuricum corresponds to the hydrogenoid constitution, with dry mouth and throat, and Arsenicum must be studied in diabetic gangrene, thirst and emaciation.
Hering considers Plumbum one of the most important remedies in diabetes mellitus.
Causticum, Scilla and Strophanthus may be of use in diabetes insipidus.