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Old 03-04-2003, 07:35 AM   #1
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Question CLA and diabetes

Does anyone out there know if it's safe to take CLA having type 1 diabetes. I've read on many web sites that CLA is actually good for controlling blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes.
I just had a baby in July of 2002 as well have been diagnosed with a low thyroid about 1 month ago. I'm currently on medication for the thyroid problem but haven't seen much improvement in my weight. I've always been in good shape and I do workout regularly but since this thyroid issue I've noticed my weight increasing.
I went to a natural food/drug store and was told by the clerk that taking CLA will help with loosing weight and has no effect on the diabetes as well as the thyroid because it's a natural product. I was also told that I can get better results by taking a combination of CLA and ABS+.
If anyone knows from experience if these products are good can you please let me know asap.

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Old 03-13-2003, 08:59 AM   #2
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Best to check with our physician.

CLA is something new to me so cannot comment. I thought at first you were referring to taking calcium, which is fine but after looking at my Bronson vitamin catalog I noticed the CLA is something else.


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