endocrinology
Type 1 diabetes

False-positive alcohol breathalyser results unlikely in T1D patients

Sober type 1 diabetics may sweat bullets at the breathalyser but Sydney-based endocrinologists say a false-positive alcohol reading during fasting ketosis is unlikely. A study of 20 age, sex and BMI-matched type 1 diabetes patients and controls saw all participants blow below the lowest detectable blood alcohol concentration (<0.03) when tested with police breathalysers (Alcolizer ...

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