Alpha-Lipoic Acid (ALA) – Study on Diabetes Support
is an antioxidant to promote liver and nerve health and has protective
benefits against oxidative processes. Alpha-lipoic acid has been called the
“universal” antioxidant because it boosts glutathione levels in cells
already within a normal range and has potent antioxidant actions.
Alpha-Lipoic Acid or ALA is a naturally occurring compound that is made in
the body. It helps vital functions at the cellular level, such as energy
production. As long as you are healthy, the body can produce all the ALA it
needs for these purposes.
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While studies are still sparse, there is some evidence that ALA may have at
least two positive benefits for individuals with
type 2 diabetes
. A few studies have suggested that alpha-lipoic acid supplements may
enhance the body's ability to use its own insulin
in people with
type 2 diabetes
. ALA may help reduce the symptoms of
that can be caused by
. In Europe, ALA has been used for years to provide relief from the pain,
burning, tingling, and numbing caused by
While most of the research on ALA in diabetes has focused on its effects on
neuropathy, several clinical trials have now found ALA may increase insulin
sensitivity and help reduce blood sugar and lipids, largely through
improving measures of oxidative stress and inflammation.
Here is the study:
Here is another Article on the Benefits of Alpha Lipoic Acid and Diabetes:
Benefits for Diabetes - Alpha Lipoic Acid
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