Oral bedtime cornstarch supplementation reduces the risk for nocturnal hypoglycaemia in young children with type 1 diabetes.

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The effect of oral cornstarch supplementation was evaluated in 14 pre-school children with type 1 diabetes in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. The children received cornstarch (0.3 g/kg) or placebo at bedtime on five occasions each, and their blood glucose concentrations were measured at bedtime, at 02.00 h and in the morning. The mean… (More)

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@article{Detlofson1999OralBC, title={Oral bedtime cornstarch supplementation reduces the risk for nocturnal hypoglycaemia in young children with type 1 diabetes.}, author={I Detlofson and Marianne Kroon and Jan E. {\AA}man}, journal={Acta paediatrica}, year={1999}, volume={88 6}, pages={595-7} }