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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Dextrose: Is d isomer of glucose, or simple sugar. It is a necessary fuel source for humans. I suppose too much of it taken by mouth could be bad because it m... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Energy: Dextrose or glucose, another name for the same molecule is used as a primary energy source by the body.Its breakdown to pyruvate gives rise the high e... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Fehr
Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Dextrose: We use that to treat diabetics with hypoglycemic reactions. Also starving kids with diarrhea and vomiting. There is no reason that anyone that can ea... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
It's sugar: And it's exactly the same as eating the same amount of table sugar.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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None. : Hi. Boy, THAT was easy! Dextrose is just glucose. Do YOU think powdered sugar does you any good...unless you're a diabetic treating hypoglycemia??? 4 ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
It's glucose: An isotonic solution of glucose is just a healthy nutrient solution. It's the fuel that red cells use for generating the little bit of energy they nee... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
No but . . .: Avoiding alcohol & other mind altering medications will prevent you from being intoxicated. Yeah, i know, not the answer you wanted but hey, the truth... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
See below: Glucose is essential as an energy source for RBC and other cells in the body. Excess glucose, as in diabetes, binds to proteins and alters their struc... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Nall
Sports Medicine 15 years experience
It's sugar: I don't know how you would use it. It's sugar water. I guess if you wanted to recover your glycogen stores it might be useful. Otherwise i see no d... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Fehr
Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Dextrose: There is no need to take dextrose, sugars are in everything you eat. Creatine is just a weight builders hype. You spent a lot of money when you could ... Read More

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