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A 44-year-old member asked:

How does vitamin b1 (thiamine) affect or improve diabetes?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Depends: English literature shows it might be protective for the kidney but if you already have kidney problems high doses of b vitamins can be harmful. It like any medication should be discussed with your diabetes doctor.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

How does vitamin b1 (thiamine) directly affect diabetes?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
The reseach show it: Help, researchers at the university of punjab and sheik zaid hospital, discovered that high oral doses of thiamine can significantly decrease the excretion of Albumin and actually reverse early kidney disease in type 2 diabetics.Thiamine has also been shown to be helpful in the treatment of diabetic neuropathy. Learn more: http://www.Naturalnews.Com/025136_thiamine_.

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