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From Toronto, Ontario:

I know that diabetics have to watch their carbohydrates intake, but what about water?


There's rarely any requirement to limit water intake in diabetes; in fact, maintaining adequate hydration is very important. Also, extra intake of water can be used to help bring down a high blood sugar level, and lack of fluids contribute to the complication called diabetic ketoacidosis.


Original posting 15 Mar 97


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