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[IP] low-carb diet and Dextrose infusion

> Someone had inquired about news on Dr. Richard Atkins <snip> Doctors say
he is in a deep coma
> and there is slim chance for recovery.

I am sorry for his condition. Please, I'm not being facetious here, but I
wonder for anyone on a low-carb diet and in a situation like this and cannot
eat so IV is administered with dextrose which is pure carb, how does the
body react to this treatment?

\(/ Jan (63 y/o, dx'd T-1 11/5/50, pmpg 8/23/83) & Bluda Sue (MM507C 3/99)
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