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Diabetes Mellitus

Acupressure points for pain, discomfort or other symptoms of Diabetes Mellitus

Apply deep, probing pressure with fingertip, knuckle or soft-pointed object, such as a pencil eraser.

CAUTION: You are advised to seek professional medical attention for this condition, if severe or chronic

Acupoint 13: Ren-6 & Ren-4

One palm width below the navel; another point with similar effects can be found two thumb widths below this one

TCM: Conception Vessel 6 (upper) and 4 (lower)

Acupoint 5: SP-6

One palm width above the tip of the inner anklebone, on the back of the shinbone; often used in combination with acupoint #6

TCM: Spleen 6

Acupoint 6: St-36

One palm width below the bottom edge of the kneecap, on the outside, in a depression between the shinbone and the leg muscle; effective for most problems from the waist down, especially when used with acupoint #5

TCM: Stomach 36

Acupoint 14: LU-5

On the crease of the inside of the elbow, on the thumb side

TCM: Lung 5

Acupoint 33: Kd-3

Behind the inner anklebone, on a line between the crown and the tip of the heel; often used in combination with acupoint # 36

TCM: Kidney 3

If you have not found relief, try the same points on the opposite side of the body, or go back and try a related or similar symptom or body area. If you have not used acupressure before, please see the Instructions, then click the "Body Area" or "A-Z" tab and repeat.

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