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What is alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) used for?

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  • Neuropathy (nerve pain or damage)

    Several studies have shown that alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) is an effective treatment for neuropathy (nerve pain or damage) associated with diabetes.

    Type 2 diabetes

    Several studies have shown that ALA may help control and improve blood sugar levels. Additional studies on this topic are needed. Diabetes is a serious illness and should be treated under the supervision of a qualified healthcare provider.

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