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Re: [IP] glucose powder?

> In Europe a 2lb box of glucose powder might cost $2. That'll treat
> perhaps 30 hypos. Sounds cheap to me! Any big grocery store will sell
> it, or drug store. Don't forget, Glucose is also called Dextrose, and is
> sometimes marketed as DextroEnergy. It's also a "fitness" food, so it's
> sometimes in that part of the store rather than the sugar section.
Dextrose has a left and right-handed molecule.  If I recall 
correctly, only one of them can be converted immediately into energy, 
the other must be digested.  Pure glucose is the correct version.

Michael <email @ redacted>
Insulin-Pumpers website   http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/