You're more than welcome, Susan. Always happy to help.
Sally Snyder Jewell, Marketing Director Tower Laboratories Corporation www.HeartTech.com 1-877-TOWER-LABS Practicing Medicine Without a License? The Story of the Linus Pauling Therapy for Heart Disease, by Owen Fonorow and Sally Snyder Jewell > -----Original Message----- > From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk- > boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Sander, Sue > Sent: Tuesday, December 15, 2009 12:46 PM > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Vit C therapy Sally Snyder Jewell > > Hi Sally, Thank you for this information. > > Susan > > -----Original Message----- > From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org > [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of S. > Jewell > Sent: Tuesday, December 15, 2009 12:20 PM > To: email@example.com > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Vit C therapy Sally Snyder Jewell > > Hi, Susan, > > Intravenous ascorbate is vitamin C in the form of sodium > ascorbate > administrated intravenously (directly into the animal's veins) at > high > doses in veterinary medicine. It is typically mixed with sodium > chloride and administered over the course of a few hours, > depending on > how much vitamin C the cat will be receiving. > > I have used it with my FeLV cat Linus for his lymphoma and was > able to > put him into remission for going on two years now when the > diagnosing > vet had told me he had about 4-6 weeks to live in early 2008. > We > administered it over the course of a year (2x a week for three > months), > six months off, then 2x a week for three more months). We did > not > reverse his FeLV with the low dose he was getting (1,000 mg per > pound of > body weight). However, I am going to be trying this therapy more > intensively for the next young FeLV that comes into my care, for I > truly > believe that if I can administer the ascorbate in the early stages > of > the disease before it has a chance to progress too far the > ascorbate > will reverse it. For information on why and how intravenous > vitamin C > kills these viruses, see Dr. Fred Klenner's paper, Clinical Guide > to the > Use of Vitamin C, reprinted in its entirety at this link: > http://www.seanet.com/~alexs/ascorbate/198x/smith-lh-clinica > l_guide_1988.htm > > The writings of retired veterinarian Dr. Wendell Belfield also > cover > many conditions that he used vitamin C for as far back as the > 1960s. > Tragically, few vets paid attention to this paper and the profound > evidence of how well this therapy works in vet medicine. Dr. > Belfield's > paper is > here: > http://www.seanet.com/~alexs/ascorbate/197x/belfield-w-j_int > _assn_prev_med-1978-v2-n3-p10.htm > > The protocol would be rather intensive for a cat with advanced > FeLV but > if the cat is early into the disease I believe that administration of > up > to 2,000 mg per pound of body weight for a number of > consecutive days > (perhaps 10-11) would kill the virus based on Dr. Klenner's > explanation. > I have seen it kill FIP in a young kitten when administered for 11 > consecutive days at nearly 2,000 mg per pound. > > If you intend to try this for your cat, you should contact me and let > me > know so that I can give you more specific directions or give your > vet > the name of my vet. Again, though, I have not yet tried to > reverse FeLV > in a cat who has had it for years and am not sure if it is even > possible. > A lot of it would depend if the virus has progressed to the stage > that > it is already in the cat's bone marrow. Still, being the kind of > person > I am, I will probably still try that just to satisfy my own interest > and, of course, help others to know whether it works. Having just > lost > three companion animals I have just been so overwhelmed with > veterinary > expenses that my funds are too low to consider it right now. But > as > sure as the sun rises in the east, I will. :) > > FYI, I spoke with a nurse in Pennsylvania this week and she said > that > there are definitely vets in Pennsylvania who are doing this > treatment > on animals. It is completely safe and nontoxic for the animal. > > Regarding the Mega-C Plus, it is an excellent supplement and > completely > safe for the cat. It was formulated by Dr. > Belfield himself. People are misinformed about vitamin C in > general, > hence the reason I am getting such a barrage of backlash over > posting > this information. I believe they are just scared and of course, > skeptical based on their misinformation. > > > Sally Snyder Jewell, Marketing Director > Tower Laboratories Corporation > www.HeartTech.com > 1-877-TOWER-LABS > Practicing Medicine Without a License? The Story of the Linus > Pauling > Therapy for Heart Disease, by Owen Fonorow and Sally Snyder > Jewell > > > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org > [mailto:felvtalk- > > boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Sander, Sue > > Sent: Tuesday, December 15, 2009 6:58 AM > > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Vit C therapy Sally Snyder Jewell > > > > Sally, Please tell me EXACTLY what "INTRAVENOUS > ASCORBATE" is. I > > have a FELV+ cat who shows no symptoms. Do you > recommend this for > > him? If so, do all vets did this? I live in the Phila Pa area. > Also, I have > > the MEGA C but someone on this list (I think) said it may > contain > > something (that over the long haul) may not be good. What > is > > your > > opinion on this. > > > > Thanks. > > > > Susan > > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org > > [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of > S. > > Jewell > > Sent: Monday, December 14, 2009 11:42 PM > > To: email@example.com > > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Vit C therapy Sally Snyder Jewell > > > > Merlin, > > > > Indeed in the interest of "self-disclosure," in all of my > posts > > anyone > > could have seen from my sign-off at any time that I work > with > > Tower > > Laboratories, a nutriceutical manufacturer whose Pauling > therapy > > vitamin > > C/lysine protocol has been saving lives from heart disease > for the > > past > > 14 years. I have made no attempt to hide that fact, > though > > perhaps > > doing so might have made me seem more like one of you and > less like I > > was trying to "sell" you something. > > However, despite what I do to support my family and my > rescue, I > > am > > certainly not paid to spend time posting here about the > successes I > > have seen with intravenous ascorbate in my cat rescue and > answering > > e-mail > > questions gratis after my 12-hour work days in an effort > to help > > others > > save animals. My company does not even sell vitamin C for > animals and > > > I have never once offered to sell anything to anyone here, > so to > > accuse me > > of "selling snake oil and preying on people's love of > their pets" > > borders on libel. > > There is no "ulterior sales motive" here - I am simply > trying to > > help. > > I am also, as you accurately point out, a published > contributing > > author, > > and if memory serves, this is the first time I have ever > been > > publicly > > chastised for sharing information in the interest of > helping > > animals. > > Perhaps it is really true that people do not value the > things they > > get > > for free. > > > > I first posted my experience with vitamin C here because I > love > > animals > > and people and want to see these cats have a chance of > survival > > and yes, > > help their owners to have "hope" > > where there would otherwise seem none. It would have been > > self-serving not to, or to disseminate the information for profit, > as > many might > > have. After all, there aren't many options for saving > these cats > > and it > > seemed to me that some might actually appreciate and find > my > > experience > > useful. I truly did not expect such a firestorm of > skepticism and > > negativity and I am beginning to regret my initial > decision to > > share at > > all, though thankfully there have been some to embrace and > implement > > what I have shared, and for them and hopefully many others > to > > follow in > > our footsteps, it was worth it. > > > > The fact that I work in this field affords me knowledge > that others > > may > > not have - others who are still looking for some of the > answers > > that I > > have been fortunate enough to discover. I have shared in > honesty and > > with a caring heart and now the information is out there > for those > > who > > would like to try vitamin C in all forms for their > animals. I have > > not > > made claims that it will work positively to cure FeLV cats > in all > > cases > > but have very specifically stated that I don't know what > the > > response > > would be for cats that are well into the disease process > with bone > > marrow involvement, though I sure intend to find out once > we > > recover > > from the financial burden of the last three sick cats and > their > > treatments. With the alternative being certain death, my > question > > is, > > "What compassionate, thinking pet owner would deny an > animal > > a chance at > > life because he or she "did not believe" that something > would > > work?" My > > vet has now done three clinical trials with three > successful > > outcomes. > > Had I been skeptical and waited for published clinical > trials, all > > three > > cats would now be dead. > > > > I lost a kitten in November to FIP because we did not use > the > > correct IV > > ascorbate protocol and because he was perhaps too far into > the > > disease > > process to be brought back. Do I wish that I had never > discovered or > > used the vitamin C protocol because my heart was crushed > over > > the loss > > of him? > > Of course not, for because of what I learned with him we > were > > successful > > in saving his sister. Every day she is a living reminder > that his > > death > > was not in vain, and I will never stop trying to save the > ones I can > > with this protocol because I know it works and it's really > all I have. > > It seemed logical to me that others would appreciate the > opportunity > > to hear of and try this for the animals they love as well, > regardless > > of > > where or who it came from. > > Waiting for conventional medicine to understand or embrace > this > > science > > is costing animals (and humans) their lives but nothing > says that > > their > > owners and caregivers cannot. > > > > We are not talking about an "ordinary" vitamin as most > have > > come to > > consider vitamin C. The majority of the world's > population has no > > clue > > about how far-reaching and powerful ascorbic acid truly is > for > > destroying viral and bacterial infections and also > reversing heart > > disease, and how very critical this substance is to human > and > > animal > > life. While it is tremendously helpful with the common > cold virus, > > this > > is quite honestly the least of the diseases it can cure. > > However, the low U.S. RDA for vitamin C is killing human > beings > > one by > > one, and because our "domesticated" cats and dogs make too > little > > vitamin C and get little to none in their food, it is also > killing them. > > We owe it to them to become educated about this and take > action. > > > > Clinical trials cost hundreds of thousands of dollars and > though > > NIH > > funding continues on a broad scale for other less serious > diseases and > > > conditions, the NIH has twice been petitioned for and > twice > > denied a > > grant for funding for such clinical trials of the Pauling > therapy for > > heart disease, the leading cause of death in this country. > It's > > really > > not hard for the thinking person to do the math and figure > out > > why. The > > research is indeed being "quashed" and the biggest > business to > > benefit > > is the pharmaceutical industry. > > > > The science behind the power of vitamin C for reversing > disease > > in > > humans and animals is sound and predates World War II. > Other > > veterinary > > clinics are using intravenous vitamin C with the same > types of > > success > > that we have seen, and owners are taking their pets to > them for > > treatment from across the U.S. With a little effort these > clinics > > can > > be located and contacted for additional information or > treatment. > > > > In closing, to those of you who might - by some miracle > after the > > negative light cast upon it - still be considering the use > of vitamin > > C > > therapy for your companion dogs and cats or rescues, the > most > > important > > thing I can tell you is to be broad-minded about what this > acid > > can do > > for animals (and humans) in its various forms and what > diseases > > it can > > treat, some of which are outlined in Dr. Belfield's paper > at > > > http://www.seanet.com/~alexs/ascorbate/197x/belfield-w-j_int > > _assn_prev_med-1978-v2-n3-p10.htm. Don't be afraid to try > because you > > > have never heard about it, because there have been no > "clinical > > trials," > > or because you're afraid to get your hopes up only to have > your > > heart > > broken if it doesn't work. Your heart will be broken > anyway, time > > and > > again, as more cherished animals succumb to the ravages of > these > > diseases while you stand helplessly watching. The choice > > would seem a simple one, regardless of one person's > opinion > > otherwise. > > > > > > Sally Snyder Jewell > > www.SallysCatHouse.com > > (perhaps this signature will better qualify me to post > here) > > > > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Felvtalk mailing list > > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > > > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felinele > ukemia.o > > rg > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Felvtalk mailing list > > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > > > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felinele > ukemia.o > > rg > > > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felinele ukemia.o > rg > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felinele ukemia.o > rg _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org