Thank you so much for your very informative post, Skillian! It sounds like you have found a rock solid, common sense approach for others. And congratulations on all of your successes!
If I may ask, what type (or brand) of refrigerated acidopholus are you taking? I'm thinking about change my probiotic because the company does not say how many organisms are in the product. I would like to find something that is known to have an effective, high level of probiotics.