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What is a good oral rehydration solution without sugar for treating acute diarrhea?

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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Glucose needed

In diarrheal illnesses glucose (ie sugar) is needed to help increase the absorption of sodium and this water from the intestine.

In brief: Glucose needed

In diarrheal illnesses glucose (ie sugar) is needed to help increase the absorption of sodium and this water from the intestine.
Dr. Jason Hemming
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Rehydration salts

Most of these come with sugar.
If you do not prefer sugar, then follow the formula below: 1 quart water/ 250ml of orange juice, 3/4 teaspoon of salt, 3 tablespoon of lemon juice.

In brief: Rehydration salts

Most of these come with sugar.
If you do not prefer sugar, then follow the formula below: 1 quart water/ 250ml of orange juice, 3/4 teaspoon of salt, 3 tablespoon of lemon juice.
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