Thio B is a dietary supplement whose role is to protect cells from the effects of free radicals. Each capsule contains 300mg alfalipoic acid and vitamins B1 and B6.

The mechanisms by which alpha lipoic acid helps prevent the complications of diabetes include:

  • Inhibition of protein glycosylation
  • Inhibition of the enzyme aldose reductase, preventing the conversion of glucose and galactose to sorbitol