This month’s edition shares news of World Polio Day on October 4, and our AGM. Unfortunately, COVID cases are increasing in Western Australia once more, so the Christmas Party has been cancelled. Enjoy the charming stories about young people who survived Polio in the 40s and 50s.
Tag Archives: Carnitine
Carnitine and pregnancy
The Swiss based company Lonza announced that a new study observed that supplementation with L-Carnitine during pregnancy can significantly reduce the increased level of plasma free fatty acids, which is considered the main cause of insulin resistance, a major factor in gestational diabetes in pregnant women. This company- supported study conducted at the University ofContinue reading “Carnitine and pregnancy”
What should I take?
Pain can be a very useful tool for our body to tell us that something is wrong, or that we need to protect ourselves. Pain signals from our hand when we accidentally touch the stove prevents a more serious burn. Pain signals from our sprained ankle encourage us to rest until healing has started. ButContinue reading “Pain management”
Medications after Polio
Susan Perlman MD This article is reprinted from “Polio Network News”, Winter 1999, Vol. 15, No. 1, with permission of Gazette International Networking Institute (GINI), 4207 Lindell Blvd., #110, Saint Louis, Missouri 63108-2915, USA. Permission to reproduce the article must be sought from GINI. I have tried to find the source so that it couldContinue reading “Medications after Polio”
June 2021 Newsletter
Memories of IDB: Magnesium – types & why we need it: Better Sleep – tips for: Stay warm with carnitine: Vitamin B12 – why we need it: Pumpkin Seeds – health benefits: Hints for Winter Ills: Easy Hints for the house
Carnitine – how it really works
I was asked to the recent International Polio Conference to speak about our carnitine research here in WA. I have been meaning to simplify for the newsletter, what we have learnt since we started looking at blood levels of carnitine back in 1996 – so here’s 12-years worth of our carnitine journey. We couldn’t haveContinue reading “Carnitine – how it really works”
November 2020 Newsletter
New name & Contact details: New committee profile: Carnitine and Lipoic acid
Carnitine Carnitine in our children