#10: Tonya Cameron, RN | How Integrative Medicine Can Transform Diabetes Management… With Supplements?

Tonya Cameron, Real Life Diabetes Podcast 10 Diabetes Daily Grind

Welcome to the 10th episode of Real Life Diabetes Podcast with guest Tonya Cameron – She’s a dear friend and mentor of Amber’s from her days of slinging pasta and chatting at Joe’s Taverna in Norman, OK. Tonya is a full time registered nurse, certified mirco-pigmentologist, lover of all things flora and fauna and a professional student according to her mother. Passionately devoted to a healthy lifestyle, her value in an Integrative Medicine Clinic is unquestioned. This gal can talk kale smoothies, load an IV, or give a botox injection while blowing your mind with her wealth of knowledge and opinions on all things health transformation. She’s the perfect DDG guest!


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  • Integrative Medical Treatment – diet, supplements, IVs, adjunct therapy, amino acid complex

Supplement Recommendations:

American Lifestyle

  • Eating dead food
  • Sugar Addiction
  • Macronutrients
  • Glycemic Index – The glycemic index, or GI, measures how a carbohydrate-containing food raises blood glucose. – American Diabetes Association 

Recommended Reading: 

Tonya embodies health – she shares a few thoughts. 

  • Knowledge is Power
  • Have conversations with farmers about the process
  • No one is a super hero, just do your best.  

Glucose Tablets – Must HAVE.

Glucose Tablet

The Power of Food

Amber: What would you tell someone who is interested in upping their game at the grocery store?


  • Check out what’s in season
  • Load up on nutrient foods
    • You’ve done your research…
  • Diversity in your food choices


  • Chromium
    • Love to hear from T1D’s who have used this supplement
  • Omega 3
  • Vitamin D3
  • Carniscence
  • Kyolic – aged garlic
  • Bitter Melon Extract – Here’s some very non-conclusive research supporting a possible fat oxidation function

* Goal of supplement use: Prevent complications, limit inflammation and increase blood flow.

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