Gami is a 48-year-old who you discover when completing a health history is taking cinnamon to treat Type II Diabetes. She is specifically using cassia Cinnamon. You also discover that she is taking Ginseng to assist with memory. Her prescribed medications are Aricept and Coumadin.
- Would you encourage the continued use of her alternative supplements for her diabetes and memory? Why or why not?
- Would laboratory tests be warranted given this list of medications?
- Are there alternatives you could offer?