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

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Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
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.
Answered on Aug 17, 2013

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