Diabetic patient suffering from diarrhoea

Patient Details

Name: Xie | Age: 85 | Race: Chinese | Sex: Male | Initial Consultation: November 18, 2019

History

Case study discussion of one of Professor Xue Ju Fu’s diabetes patient who suffered from sloppy stool and diarrhoea.

Symptoms

S/S: Irregular bowel movement and sloppy stool
Tongue: Swollen tongue body with white greasy tongue coating.
Pulse: Submerged and wiry

Diagnosis

The patient suffered from diabetes for many years and due to his long-term medication of western drug causing damage to liver and spleen. In accordance with TCM therory,   the spleen governs the lifting of the yang while the liver governs dispersing. Thus diarrhoea and sloppy bowel movement   can be regarded as “Damp Heat” in Chinese Medicine. Overtime, apart from damage to the spleen and liver, chronic diarrhoea can cause damage to the kidney. The prescribed formula consists of three formulas: Tong Xie Yao Fang, Ge Gen Qing Lian Tang, and Xiang Sha Liu Jun Zi Tang with the addition of Ke Zi to tonify the kidney.

Prescription

Mu Xiang 5g; Sha Ren 5g; Dang Shen 10g; Fu Ling 10g; Chao Bai Zhu 10g; Ban Xia 9g; Chen Pi 5g; Zhi Gan Cao 6g; Bai Shao 10g; Fang Feng 5g; Ge Gen 15g; Huang Qin 10g; Huang Lian 5g; Rou Dou Kou 10g; Ke Zi Rou 10g; Gan Jiang 5g.

Discussion

The recording is part of a case study discussion of one of Professor Xue Ju Fu’s diabetes patient who suffered from sloppy stool and diarrhoea.

 

Follow Up

To learn more on this subject, please consider attending our 2020 Pearls Live Webinar on Diabetes Management by Professor Xue Ju Fu.


About Professor Xue Ju Fu 薛钜夫教授

Professor Xue Ju Fu is the disciple of Professor Zhu Chen Yu who was a renowned diabetes specialist. In 1986, with the support of Zhu Chen Yu the first integrated western and chinese medicine clinic was established which is now the current Beijing Xing… Read more


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