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Re: ITP an autoimmune disease

Posted By: Peter D'Adamo
Date: February 24, 1997 at 20:56:36

In Response To: ITP an autoimmune disease (West)

Dear West,

I've seen quite a few cases of ITP in my practice, and like you I feel there is an over predominance of type O over the other types, and that the other types seem to go into remission more often. Perhaps this is related to the effect of grain lectins in type O, or perhaps related in some way to the opposing blood type antibodies.

In practice, I've seen only mild increases in platelet counts in patients with ITP that follow the O diet, though the condition does stabilize and they seem to require less frequent gamma globulin injections and transfusions.

Peter



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  • ITP an autoimmune disease
    West -- Monday, 24 February 1997, at 8:56 p.m.
    • Re: ITP an autoimmune disease
      Peter D'Adamo -- Monday, 24 February 1997, at 8:56 p.m.

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