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Originally Posted by froody
Interesting. So is an IV really required, or can you do it just by drinking exactly enough? I hear Robic had a ridiculously low number of hours off-bike. Too few for an IV, I'd think. I suppose you could be on an IV while sleeping. Does Dave have an MD this year?

Tim
The team members that I talked with last fall said that they had a Dr. willing to be on the crew. By checking his crew from his website, I learned that he has a nursing student & a nuclear med. tech. onboard. As for an IV being a requirement, they seemed to think so. The body just can't replentish the extremely deep dehydration that these folks are subject to.


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