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RE: Glutathione, etc.
Nov 29, 1999

Whey protein HAS been shown to be beneficial. But the Immunocal product is needlessly expensive. There is a product called Designer Protein that is every bit as good, and possibly better. Another supplement NAC has also shown benefit. Both are available from DAAIR (a non-profit buyer's club) for FAR lower than retail prices (Designer Protein for $18.00 per 2 lb.). They also have LOTS AND LOTS of information about such issues and supplemental strategies to deal with the various deficiencies that HIV as well as meds can cause. (I am not associated with them...just an HIV+ member who has benefited). THey are on the web at

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Dear Glutathione, Thanks for your input. Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

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