The B12 Factor: Addressing Vitamin B12 Deficiencies in Vegetarian and Vegan Diets

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"... Individuals with diabetes who develop vitamin B12 deficiency oftentimes have neuropathy. And that neuropathy is oftentimes also misdiagnosed because individuals with type two diabetes are at risk of diabetic neuropathy.”

In this episode, Dr. Roman Pawlak joins us to discuss all things Vitamin B-12! We talk about the associated deficiency, especially for those following vegetarian or vegan diets. We talk about signs and symptoms of deficiency and testing for VItamin B-12. He sheds light on this topic and provides valuable insights and tips on how individuals following a plant-based diet can ensure they are obtaining adequate amounts of this nutrient in their daily meals.

Dr. Pawlak is a current associate professor of nutrition at East Carolina University and the author of multiple books, including “Vitamin B12: Combating the Epidemic of Deficiency”. He has published numerous papers in leading American and international nutrition journals, such as the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, and given lectures on five continents.

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