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Posted by: koulla | 2007/03/13

diabetic - dextrose

Please could you tell me if a diabetic can take dextrose?

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Dear Koulla
I would not recommend the use of dextrose if you are diabetic because it is a high GI food which will make your glucose and insulin levels shoot up rapidly. Rather use artificial sweeteners if you need to sweeten foods.
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DietDoc

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