Diabetes and Dietary Supplements

The dietary supplement business is a billion dollar industry. It is unregulated by the FDA and is often unsupported by science. However, what if people with diabetes need supplements? What nutrients might be lacking in people with diabetes? What are some reasons that people with diabetes need supplements? Is there any harm in taking them?Continue reading “Diabetes and Dietary Supplements”

Alpha Lipoic Acid and Diabetic Neuropathy

What is Alpha Lipoic Acid? Alpha Lipoic Acid, better known as ALA, is a naturally occurring sulfur-containing compound found in the human body. It plays a major role in helping with energy production within the mitochondria, which are our energy-producing cells (1). It has been a topic of interest as of late due to it’sContinue reading “Alpha Lipoic Acid and Diabetic Neuropathy”