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Miami, FL
A 72-year-old male asked:

Is sugar intake a major contributor to diabetes?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
No: This is simply not true. Autoimmunity in kids, genetics in adults, mostly. Having diabetes is difficult enough without misguided friends saying, "aren't you sorry you ate all that sugar when you were young?" diabetics do well to limit their use of rapidly-absorbed carbs like sweets.
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