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

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.

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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