New study finds that taking meds to lower blood sugar does not address the root cause. Turns out, it's diet. Chinese medicine is all about finding the root cause and addressing it. Western medicine is more focused on reducing symptoms. Symptoms are the way our bodies tell us that something is out of balance and needs to be changed. If we mask the symptom, then we can continue doing the damage to ourselves. The damage done in this case is an increase in heart attacks. Check out the link to read about the study.