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Stimulation of Insulin Secretion by Xylitol Administration

  • Kinori Kosaka
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Abstract

There have been increasing reports of the clinical use of xylitol solution as a parenteral infusion fluid mainly in Germany and in Japan. Particularly as an infusion fluid for diabetic patients, it is presumed to have several advantages; it does not raise the blood sugar so much [1]; it has an antiketogenic action [2, and it probably enters the cell independently of insulin action [4].

Keywords

Insulin Secretion Plasma Glucose Plasma Insulin Diabetic Subject Blood Insulin 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kinori Kosaka
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  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineTokyo Women’s Medical CollegeTokyoJapan

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