Alcohol-potentiated reactive hypoglycaemia depends on the nature of the carbohydrate ingested at the same time.

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Alcohol may provoke reactive hypoglycaemia when drunk with a sucrose mixer (gin and tonic) but not in the form of a starch-based beverage. In the present study alcohol-potentiated reactive hypoglycaemia was shown to depend on the nature of the carbohydrate ingested together with the alcohol. When 14 men (9 normal weight and 5 obese) aged between 20 and 50… (More)

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@article{Baker1984AlcoholpotentiatedRH, title={Alcohol-potentiated reactive hypoglycaemia depends on the nature of the carbohydrate ingested at the same time.}, author={S G Baker and Barry Isaac Joffe and Roy Shires and Marlene J Viljoen and J M Lamprey and H. C. Seftel}, journal={Alcohol and alcoholism}, year={1984}, volume={19 1}, pages={45-9} }