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From Portsmouth, Virginia, USA:

I am a firefighter/ paramedic and my department uses oral glucose in our medical bags. What are the pros and cons of using the gel-based oral glucose versus the quick-dissolve tablet form of oral glucose?


Gel is absorbed from the mouth, cheek and stomach so it's clearly easier to get in.


Original posting 28 Oct 2003
Posted to Hypoglycemia


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