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Is coke zero alright if you have type 2 diabetes?

Is coke zero alright if you have type 2 diabetes?

Unclear : There is recent evidence to suggest that artificial sweeteners may contribute to Insulin resistance. This is far from proven, but something to think about. It would make for a good discussion to read other health tap physician views as well and certainly ask your own doctor. We tell our patients that the only beverages necessary in their diet are milk and water. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more


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I discovered I have type 2 diabetes and i know I have to drink water but just in case i want something else, what can I drink.Also is coke zero recommended?

I discovered I have type 2 diabetes and i know I have to drink water but just in case i want something else, what can I drink.Also is coke zero recommended?

Maintain: Adequate hydration with any liquid, the fewer calories the better. Coke zero is fine if you like it. Don't believe the recent misinformed hype about artificial sweeteners. They didn't understand the article and what it said, which wasn't much. ...Read more

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Is coke zero bad?

Is coke zero bad?

In moderation: Coke zero is a diet coke product that uses aspartame as an artificial sweetner. In moderation, it is not harmful. I recommended no more than two per day to my patients. Consult with your doctor to see if you have other conditions that would not be conducive to taking coke zero. ...Read more

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How bad is coke zero for you?

Very: It contains sodium cyclamate that was banned by the fda as long ago as in the 60s. ...Read more

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Could coke zero affect ketosis?

Unlikely: it does not have sugar. The sweeteners in it are neither very much nor in high amounts. Basically it is water with color and flavoring. ...Read more

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Is drinking pepsi max / coke zero bad for your diet?

Depends: If you like phosphoric acid and caramel color, caffeine and artificial sweeteners, it should be fine for you. They are also great for removing paint from your car. Thats how harmful they can be. I would recommend water, flavor infused water, make your own water with a splash of fruit. Its healthier and safer. ...Read more

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What could happen to me if i drink coke zero every day?

Diet sodas: In a study which was supported by the national heart, lung ; blood institute, it was noted that use of diet sodas is related to ^’ed fasting blood glucose levels ; that the risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus is higher in people who drink at least 1 diet soda per day vice people who don’t drink them. ...Read more

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Please tell me what will happen to me if i drink coke zero evey day?

Diet cokes: In a study which was supported by the national heart, lung ; blood institute, it was noted that use of diet sodas is related to ^’ed fasting blood glucose levels ; that the risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus is higher in people who drink at least 1 diet soda per day vice people who don’t drink them. ...Read more

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What is the difference between diet coke and coke zero for diabetic?

What is the difference between diet coke and coke zero for diabetic?

None: Both contain artificial sweeteners. They are not particularly healthy but they do not cause any significant Insulin release. Despite the absence of any reliable studies to suggest a direct relationship otherwise, some people still claim they do. Avoid them altogether and don't worry if they do or not. ...Read more

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I drink about 1-1.5 ltrs /(4-5) cans of coke zero per week. How can this affect me?

Fine: 4-5 cans of soda a week should be fine. In a rare case, people have severe underlying acid indigestion/gerd/peptic or gastric ulcer disease, and drinking even a few cans be aggrevating. ...Read more

Coke (Definition)

Coke is a term for the illegal drug cocaine, which provides a stimulant effect ...Read more