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Re: [IPk] treating hypoglycaemia

Hi Tony

I see that, but the article is still saying that glucose cannot be absorbed
though the oral membranes.

I realised that the food in the digestive tract would have to be converted to
glucose first.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Tony O'Sullivan" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: 16 May 2002 18:54
Subject: Re: [IPk] treating hypoglycaemia

> Hi Jackie, the difference is between 'food' and 'glucose'.
> Food needs to be converted to glucose before it can be directly absorbed
> through the cheeks. However, this isn't necessary if we put glucose in
> directly, in the form of liquid, powder, or hypostop. Honey has glucose in
> it, but milk or table sugar DON'T.
> Tony
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