First of all its not a drain on a persons wallet. The stuff is inexpensive for what it does. And its not a cure for diabetes. Where did you hear that? Its only been medically show to help level out blood Sugar levels. The last thing that anyone cured was polio... You can go to http://www.pubmed.com. Go to that site and type in Xanthone or Mangosteen. There are over 50 different researches on this product. In fact 2 Japanese reasearches who discovered that the mangosteen fruit blocks what is called the cox 2 inhibitor in the body have been hired by Pfizer pharmaceuticals under a no talk clause... This is an amazing product and it has helped me immensely with pain from a car accident. If you would like to discuss this more go to http://www.goxango.com/firstchoice. and email me or call me as Im always happy to share what I know as well as my own experience with the product.