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Originally posted by VneZonyDostupa
reply to post by betweentheworlds
Oh, I'm sorry. Let me rephrase my previous post, then.
Claiming that shining different colors of light from "special light bulbs" on someone can treat their diabetes is dangerous and irresponsible. No amount of "special" colored light will alter the patient's ability to produce insulin, nor will it alter their blood sugar profile. If you have a patient abandon conventional treatment for diabetes in order to use your therapy, you are going to cause that patient a great deal of permanent harm in the form of microvascular disease.
It's also worth noting that all light of a given color is the same. Green light is the same regardless of the source, as the color is produced by a specific wavelength. It doesn't matter what bulb you are using, they all produce the same nm wavelength to produce green, red, orange, etc.
[edit on 8/13/2010 by VneZonyDostupa]
Doctors at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee have discovered the healing power of light with the help of technology developed for NASA's Space Shuttle. Using powerful light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, originally designed for commercial plant growth research in space, scientists have found a way to help patients here on Earth.
Doctors are examining how this special lighting technology helps hard-to-heal wounds, such as diabetic skin ulcers, serious burns and severe oral sores caused by chemotherapy and radiation. The project, approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and funded by NASA Small Business Innovation Research contract through the Technology Transfer Department at Marshall, includes laboratory and human trials.