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Expert Pearls

Diabetic Neuropathy - Diet

Diet - reduces neuropathy with vegan diet which excludes any food or drink that comes from animal, fish, meat, milk or eggs; excludes refined foods such as free fats (oil, shortening or margarine, etc.); free carbohydrates (sugar, syrups, starch, etc.); or refined cereals (white rice, white flour, etc.); or refined legumes (soy protein isolate or soy protein concentrate products). Eat only whole nuts, beans, seeds, whole grains, fruit and vegetables. [J Nutr Medicine, 1994;4:431-439. 21878 (1996)] Summary Interview

Diabetic Neuropathy - Gamma linolenic acid

Gamma linolenic acid (GLA) 480 mg/d. [Diabetes, 1997;46(Suppl. 2):S90-S93. 28204 (1998)] Summary Interview

Diabetic Neuropathy - Protein

Protein (30% soy protein, 35% textured soy protein and 35% animal protein) .8 mg/kg/d. [Diabetes Care, 2008; 31(4): 648-54. 46326 (8/2008)] Summary Interview

Diabetic Neuropathy - Vitamin B1

Vitamin B1 benfothiamine 3 x 100 mg/d for 2 to 3 weeks and thereafter a dose of 1 to 2 x 100 mg/d benefitted diabetic polyneuropathy. [Exp Clin Endocrinol Metab, 1996;104:311-316. 25833 (1997)] Summary Interview

Diabetic Neuropathy - vitamin e - 49891

Vitamin E 400 IU (EvionĀ®; tocopheryl acetate) taken once daily, after meals for 12 weeks in diabetic neuropathy patients showed a significant decrease in the random blood sugar levels; a significant reduction in total pain scores; and a significant improvement in physical health with no side effects and good compliance. [Pharmacol Rep; 66 (1):44-48. 49891 (9/2014) Summary Interview PubMed
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