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Re: [IP] alpha lipoic acid

Ashley, Do you still take the ALA?

    Pete  T1

 >.... Before I went on the pump, my diabetes was way out of control (hence, I
 > 25 and have lost parts of my central vision). When I went on the pump and got
> very aggressive with controlling my bgs, I had symptoms of fibromyalgia and
 > neuropathy and itchy skin. I thought I was doomed. It ended up being that my
> body didn't know how to react to health- the neuropathy was temporary, but my
> eyes kept bleeding (retinopathy).  I have a friend on the pump who is a
> professor at a chiropractic college and he gave me some amazing info on ALA,
 > so I tried it. While the neuropathy only lasted a couple months, the ALA sure
> helped.  It is expensive and you need to take a high dose (200 mg), but so
> worth it.
> I have not had a symptom of neuropathy in 3 years and my retinas have chilled
> out.
> Ashley
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