A 50-year-old member asked:
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please tell me can diabetics drink pedialyte safely?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Account for carbs: As with any other fluid or food a diabetic consumes, it is fine as long as you account for the carbs in the fluid.
Answered on Mar 20, 2018

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