Medicine Information HealthKartPlus Resources Just been diagnosed with diabetes and feel you've been given the death sentence? Remember that a disease can sound a lot more serious when you don't have a clear understanding about it. For every diabetic, the biggest challenge is to give up sweets. And while most diabetics think that sugar-free candies, cake and desserts are the answer to their woes, research shows otherwise. Are you one of those who are exhausted of all the medical treatments and looking out for a more natural cure? If yes, then herbal remedies may be one of the best solutions. Bitter gourd or Karela has some amazing medicinal properties. Known for its anti-diabetic properties, it has been an indispensible veggie in the Indian kitchens.