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The effects of biofeedback-assisted relaxation on people with Type I, insulin-dependent diabetes.

15 Aug
Angela McGrady at The Medical College of Ohio studied the effects of biofeedback-assisted relaxation on a small sample of people with Type I, insulin-dependent diabetes, and found the intervention extremely promising. Significantly more members of the imagery group reduced their blood glucose by 10% after one month, and some decreased insulin intake. Anxiety and especially depression appeared to interfere with a positive outcome. (As reported in Alternative Health practitioner: The Journal of Complementary and Natural Care, Vol 3, no 3, Fall/Winter 1997.)

Citation: As reported in Alternative Health practitioner: The Journal of Complementary and Natural Care, Vol 3, no 3, Fall/Winter 1997.
Belleruth Naparstek

Psychotherapist, author and guided imagery pioneer Belleruth Naparstek is the creator of the popular Health Journeys guided imagery audio series. Her latest book on imagery and posttraumatic stress, Invisible Heroes: Survivors of Trauma and How They Heal (Bantam Dell), won the Spirituality & Health Top 50 Books Award and was released in paperback January of 2006.