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Magnets for Diabetes
Diabetic patients who attached small magnetized pads to their feet were able to diminish the foot pain and numbness that afflicts so many people who have diabetes. The small but well-controlled trial (American Journal of Pain Management, Jan. 1999) is one of the first rigorous studies to show the potential benefits of magnets, a hugely popular, but controversial form of therapy.
Date Published: 04/05/2000
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