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A 47-year-old member asked:

It'd be possible that a person with diabetes eat natural sugar from fruits?

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Dr. James Cain
Nephrology and Dialysis 38 years experience
Yes: The sugars in fruit are the same as sugar from a 10 lb bag of grocery store sugar. There are some advantages to "natural" sugar (vitamins, fiber, slow absorbtion), but the risks are identical to the usual stuff.
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