Vitamin C Expert
Joined: Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:36 am
Re: Vit C/Lysine protocol and diabetics: Any issues?
No, its not contraindicated.
In your case, it is double win - it will help both diabetes and cholesterol problems.
C will make blood sugar tests wrong, thats all, since its similar to glucose.
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