A 43-year-old member asked:
What is sorbitol? why is it in gum? is it harmful to the body?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Sorbitol: Sorbitol is found in fruits and also is added to gum.
It is a simple and safe product even if you have diabetes.
That said, if you do have diabetes and take sorbitol there might be a slight increase in your blood sugar. You should be able to take care of that.
Note: If you really want to chew gum try sugar free gum!
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Last updated Dec 16, 2014
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