Diabetes - Beat It With Alternative & Natural Remedies
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Diabetes - Beat It With Alternative & Natural Remedies

Use the combined power of ancient & modern ideas, herbs & spices, yoga & exercise, meditation & more to manage diabetes
4.9 (7 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
580 students enrolled
Created by Richard Love
Last updated 1/2016
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand how alternative and natural remedies combined with the right diet and exercise can beat diabetes.
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  • You should be a diabetes sufferer or have diabetic family or friends who would benefit from what you will learn. The course could also be of use to someone with general interest in diabetes and/or alternative remedies.

As any sufferer knows diabetes is not easy to live with. Modern medicine is effective but thousands of people believe that alternative and natural remedies can offer a different way of treating the condition.

Create Your Own Alternative, Natural, Healthy Diabetes Management Program

  • Understand the science of diabetes
  • See the power of ancient techniques like acupuncture and ayurveda
  • Know the natural foods you should be eating and those you shouldn't
  • Increase wellness with the right exercise and yoga
  • Learn how simple meditation can play a vital role
  • Apply modern alternative treatments like biofeedback

Use your new knowledge to find the combination of ideas that works for you

The course takes a different approach to many others. It gives you an overview of many varied techniques, approaches and points of view. It guides but does not tell. With the knowledge gained you can think about what will work for you. What do you have time for? How will it fit into your daily life? What do you think you will persevere with? What interests you? .

Overview and Contents

The course is easy to pick up and easy to follow. It is laid out in 6 separate sections.

The starting point is understanding exactly what is diabetes, the science and the health consequences of having it. I need you to know this to understand the rationale behind the treatments and remedies.

The course has 2 major sections on alternative and natural remedies. These cover acupuncture, ayerveda, homeopathy, reflexology, natural foods, massage, meditation and more.

There are 2 "physical" sections. One offers a detailed introduction to yoga and a demonstration class, the other gives you a workout specifically designed for diabetics.

The course finishes with a deliberately reflective summary section. This gives you the opportunity to think about what we have covered and how the ideas can work for you.

When you have finished the course you will have a more complete understanding of diabetes. Most importantly, you will have a whole new set of tools which you can use to manage your condition.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for diabetes sufferers who would benefit from a comprehensive overview of many of the alternative remedies available. It is a straightforward introduction to many remedies students may have heard of but are not quite sure how they work. It is probably not well suited to those who want specialist information on one particular remedy.
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Curriculum For This Course
18 Lectures
Understanding Diabetes
4 Lectures 14:40

A quick guide to your Diabetes - Beat it With Alternative & Natural Remedies Course. This includes who the course is designed for, learning objectives, course outline, introduction to the main presenter and how to get the most out of it.

Introduction - Please Read This First
2 pages

Introductory video that will give students an understanding of exactly what diabetes is. The lecture then focuses on the diagnosis of and risk factors for type 2 diabetes plus a look at some of the statistics relating to the disease.

Preview 06:49

Examining the health consequences of diabetes so that students appreciate the risks of conditions such as heart, kidney and eye disease plus others. A useful infographic prvides learners with statistical information related to diabetes.

Preview 04:47

A detailed look at the symptoms of diabetes which will allow students to appreciate all of the potential problems caused. This is followed by an introduction to managing diabetes.

Symptoms of and Managing Type 2 Diabetes
Getting Started with Alternative Treatments and Natural Remedies
4 Lectures 27:43

An introduction to holistic medicine, the holistic practitioner and natural complementary therapies. This will start students thinking about alternative and natural diabetes therapies.

Alternative Treatments & Natural Complementary Therapies

An in-depth look at Nutraceutical therapy in which students will learn how vitamins and minerals can assist in the treatment of diabetes. The lesson examines specific vitamins and minerals and includes a considertaion of functional foods.

Nutraceutical Therapy - The Benefits for the Diabetes Sufferer

A detailed look at diet which will provide students with a deep undertsanding of the best foods for managing diabetes. The lecture goes on to inform students of the various plant foods that are most beneficial. This is all backed up with a handy "Health Plate" infographic.

The Diabetics Guide to Nutrition and Plant Foods

In this animated video we take a slightly humorous look at healthy eating that adds to and reinforces what we learnt in the last lecture.

Healthy Eating for Diabetics
The Power of Yoga and How it can Help with Diabetes
2 Lectures 11:31

An introduction to the benefits of yoga in the management of diabetes. Students will see the poses illustrated and there is a separate image with many of the poses to download. This lecture can be used in conjunction with the following "train alongside" video demonstration of yoga poses.

Introduction to Yoga

Yoga for Diabetics - Training Video
Exercise Your Way to Managing Diabetes!
1 Lecture 14:38

A complete home workout that will help to boost the fitness of all diabetics and inludes a range of exercises specifically designed for sufferers.

Exercise for Diabetics - Training Video
Advanced Alternative Treatments and Natural Remedies
4 Lectures 40:06

All the infomation and advice you need if you want to learn how acupuncture, massage therapy and reflexology can help with the management of your diabetes condition.

Acupuncture, Massage Therapy and Reflexology and Managing Diabetes

The power of medicinal plants, spices, herbs and foods with a detailed look at the most important ones in alleviating diabetes.

Natural and Herbal Remedies for Big Diabetes Benefits

The mind can play a crucial role in diabetes management. Learn how mediation and the Indian system of Ayurveda can add to physical remedies.

The Mental Element - The Importance of Transcendental Meditation and Ayurveda

Modern science is also providing exciting diabetes remedies. Here we take a detailed look at biofeedback and homeopathy. Students will understand the role these techniques can play in effective diabetes management.

Biofeedback and Homeopathy - Adding Science to our Diabetes Remedies
Summary - Putting it all Together
3 Lectures 10:44

In this animated video students will enjoy a quick recap of everything we have covered. This will be the final piece in the puzzle that will show how you can mix and match what will work best for your own diabetes condition.

Short Recap of the Treatments and Remedies

The final lesson is a time for reflection. With a soothing, relaxng soundtrack students have the opportunity to view a series of beautiful images with important messages related to all of the course content. Students can think about everything that has been covered and begin their journey to effective diabetes management. An additional infographic resource provides a final summary of the main alternative and natural remedies.

Relax and Think About Everything We Have Learnt

This is a list of additional resources that may be of interest. It includes blogs, forums and communities. The blogs are varied in nature from personal journeys to self-help to more science based.

Further Reading and Opportunites to Connect with Others
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About the Instructor
Richard Love
4.9 Average rating
7 Reviews
580 Students
1 Course
Training professional and owner of Purple Gator Training.

My belief is that learning gives people the power to achieve so much more in every apsect of their life from health to family to work to money. I am passionate about teaching and want every student to be successful.

I designed this course to help as many people as possible. We all have choices and making the right ones is so important in life. Choices are almost always better made when they are backed up with the right information. I hope that this course will give you the knowledge you need.

Purple Gator Training specialises in providing accessible, entertaining courses that are good to look at, easy to understand and packed with information.

“I do not believe in trying to overwhelm students and show how much I know. When you have finished a course I want YOU to be proud of how much YOU know".