Lucozade

What you need to know

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Alert

 

Revised Guidance for Oral Treatment of Hypoglycaemia

The Sugar Content of Lucozade Original is Being Reduced

Old recipe of Lucozade Original

New recipe of Lucozade Original

Per 100ml

Per 100ml

Carbohydrate

17g

Carbohydrate

8.9g

Always check the nutrition label on the bottle as some old stock may be in circulation

      For the new recipe, approximately 10g Carbohydrate to treat hypoglycaemia will be provided by the following:

120mls of Lucozade Original
120mls fruit juice
120mls Coca Cola Classic (NB Not Diet)

For children who are unwell and cannot tolerate a volume of 120ml – contact your diabetes team to discuss

This is only affecting drinks at the moment other forms of hypo remedy will remain the same eg lucozade tablets, glucotabs etc

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