Specialists Slam Diabetes Treatments As A ‘Sham’ And A Waste Of Time
G. Ford Gilbert was recently indicted on fraud and bribery charges in Alabama in connection with his Trina clinics, which offer a controversial treatment to diabetes patients. A San Diego clinic offers the treatment.
Hustling Hope: San Diego Doctor Runs Controversial Diabetes Clinic
Just about every Tuesday morning around 7:30, John McCreary of Poway can be found waiting for Dr. James Novak’s office to open. Almost always, McCreary said, he’s the first one there. Novak’s practice is listed as the only one in the San Diego area offering Trina Health’s “Artificial Pancreas Treatment,” a four-hour IV insulin infusion procedure for people with diabetes. Some people like McCreary, 69, who has wrestled with diabetic nerve pain for years, said they think the procedure is working for them. (Clark, 4/11)