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A cure for diabetes? Don't look to chiropractors, state says

There are thousands of competent chiropractors in California helping people deal with back or neck pain. And then there are some who run newspaper ads with bold claims about breakthrough treatments for diabetes and other chronic illnesses. Robert Puleo, executive officer of the California Board of Chiropractic Examiners, the state's regulatory agency, can only shake his head when he sees these ads, which often include invitations to free dinners that are actually sales pitches. "It reeks of snake oil," he said. "There are some chiropractors out there who want to make a buck any way they can." Orange resident Wayne King attended "a free diabetic dinner...

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