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I do not want to start insulin. My friend who started insulin now has to stay on it forever.
This is true to all patients with type 1 diabetes and partially true to certain people with type 2 diabetes. For patients with type 1 diabetes, the body does not produce insulin and so will need   more
Can mimosa pudica (含羞草, han xiu cao) be used for medicinal purposes?
There are spots on my feet. Does this mean I have a serious foot condition related to diabetes?
We don’t know many plants and their potential medicinal effect. That is because most of the plants or herbs have not been rigorously tested under the same standard a drug would need to go through. This is not to say that mimosa pudica does not have medicinal purposes. I do not have enough information to comment on this particular plant.
On another note, many people equate “natural product” with safety. That is not a safe assumption. These days, the FDA requires extensive cardiovascular safety data before a diabetes drug can be approved. And the public seem to feel that this safeguard is not sufficient. However, we don’t have a similar safety screening for natural products. In regards to the spots on the feet, although it does not seem to suggest a serious diabetes condition it is difficult to make a judgment without looking at it. I would suggest that you seek medical attention.