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Could eating sugar cause diabetes?

Could eating sugar cause diabetes?

No: Diabetes is secondary to reduced or absent insulin production, insulin resistance or production of defective insulin. Eating sugar increases insulin output but does not cause diabetes. A diabetic cannot tolerate the sugar and would have a very high glucose after eating sugar ...Read more

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Does eating too much sugar really cause diabetes?

Does eating too much sugar really cause diabetes?

No: In normal situations, that can not be mantained as a truth. However, in presence of tendency to it, risk factors like obesity, family history, it will certainly contribute to make things worse. On the othr hand, eating healthy and using mostly natural (eg from fruits) sugars, in the right proportions, is a much better idea which might decrease probabilities or acquiring or worsening diabetes. ...Read more

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Does eating or drinking sugar cause acne?

Does eating or drinking sugar cause acne?

No: You may consult this site for home care of acne. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Does sugar cause diabetes?

Does sugar cause diabetes?

No: Sugar by itself does not cause diabetes. Diabetes is the inability to metabolize sugar due to lack / resistance to insulin; the pancreas produce Insulin among other hormones which help in the metabolism of glucose (sugar); those who consume lots of sugar may cause their pancreas to over work and if they were prone to diabetes may develop the disease earlier. Obesity may cause resistance to insulin. ...Read more

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Will eating too much fruit cause diabetes?

Will eating too much fruit cause diabetes?

Not really unless -: You are prone to getting it, because you have a strong family history of it. Keeping you weight in check according to your height and doing regular exercises & eating healthy can reduce your chances of getting it. Excess of anything can be bad for you, so be wary. ...Read more

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Could eating only fruit itself cause diabetes?

Diabetes?: Not unless u r susceptible by genetics to get diabetes, regardless of what u eat. ...Read more

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Might eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

Might eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

No: Not in normal conditions. However, if there is a tendency, risk factors (like obesity), familiy history etc, it will certainly make things worse. As health advice, however, eating too much sugar is always bad anyway. A healthy diet is much better choice, including most sugars non refined (natural, from fruits, etc). ...Read more

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Might eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

Might eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

No: Not normally. But if there is a family history, a diagnosis already determined of diabetes, or risk factors (obesity, etc) it is likely a bad idea. It is a great idea to mantain a balanced healthy diet, including mostly non refined (natural) sugars of slower absorption. ...Read more

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Does drinking excess soda cause diabetes?

Not directly: Drinking excess soda adds extra calories to your diet, increasing the risk for obesity. Obesity is leading cause of diabetes. ...Read more

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Can eating lots of sugar cause diabetes?

Can eating lots of sugar cause diabetes?

Not really: Eating too much sugar can lead to being overweight, which can in turn lead to diabetes. However, the amount of sugar you consume itself does not cause diabetes. ...Read more

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Does muscovado sugar cause diabetes?

Does muscovado sugar cause diabetes?

Not in itself: No sugar causes diabetes. You must have genetic predisposition for the several factors that cause you to be a diabetic. Muscovado sugar is simply an unrefined type of dark sugar and is no different concerning its affect on the glycemic index than any other sugar. ...Read more

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Does eating too much sweets causes pimples?

Does eating too much sweets causes pimples?

Nope: As much as your parents would want you to believe differently, your acne is more hormonal than anything. The oil in your skin harbors bacteria which causes the small red pustules we call pimples. Keep your skin clean and see your doctor for treatment options. ...Read more

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Can drinking soda cause diabetes? or is the weight gain from soda causes diabetes?

Can drinking soda cause diabetes?
or is the weight gain from soda causes diabetes?

Soda: Soda thatcis not diet soda is a simple, fast absorbed carb. It will not "cause" diabetes but could unmask an undiscovered insulin resistance or insulin deficiency. And yes, weght gain and adipose gain from excess soda can indeed lead to an insulin resistant state, which is type 2 diabetes if severe enough. ...Read more

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My question is, does eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

My question is, does eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

No: In normal situations, that can not be mantained as a truth. However, in presence of tendency to it, risk factors like obesity, family history, it will certainly contribute to make things worse. On the othr hand, eating healthy and using mostly natural (eg from fruits) sugars, in the right proportions, is a much better idea which might decrease probabilities or acquiring or worsening diabetes. ...Read more

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Does fresh sugar cane juice cause harm or cause diabetes?

Does fresh sugar cane juice cause harm or cause diabetes?

Yes!: It is sugar with a few minerals. Nothing else. It is essentially useless calories, with no specific health benefits, as is regular cane sugar! sugar consumption is far too high in our country! it is one of the major causes for obesity and type 2 diabetes! ...Read more

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How can eating sugar cause cancer/other diseases?

How can eating sugar cause cancer/other diseases?

Indirectly/disbetes.: Eating sugar does not cause disaeses by itself. Sugar is necessary for the body. However, too much sugar can lead to diabetes, and obesity, which are not only issues by themselves, they can lead to other problems like hypertension, atherosclerosis, heart disease;failure, visual disturbances, renal problems, and endometrial cancer in women, to name a few. A balanced diet and exercise is advised. ...Read more

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Can diet sodas cause diabetes/?

Can diet sodas cause diabetes/?

No: No food per se can cause diabetes but if the food cause you to gain a lot of weight, then your risk of developing diabetes increase. ...Read more

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Can you develope diabetes from eating too much sugar?

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Can you develope diabetes from eating too much sugar?

Yep: You can get diabetes from eating too much of anything- as long as it results in being overweight or obese. Too much fat, sugars, protein- all of that can result in diabetes. ...Read more

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How come eating a lot of sweets causes diabetes?

How come eating a lot of sweets causes diabetes?

Yes: Just eating sweets does not cause diabetes. It is due to lack on insulin. If you are a diabetic and eat sweets your sugars go up, as your pancreas cannot produce as much insulin. ...Read more

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I checked random sugar. It is 111 mg. Is it normal or slightly on higher side. I am fond of sweets. Can sweets be cause of diabetes until const weight?

I checked random sugar. It is 111 mg. Is it normal or slightly on higher side. I am fond of sweets. Can sweets be cause of diabetes until const weight?

RBS: Random blood sugar (rbs) is not accurate test to screen for diabetes. Instead, check a fasting blood sugar (FBS) or hba1c to see if you may have pre-diabetes or diabetes. Good luck ! ...Read more

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Could eating sugar cause diabetes?

No: Diabetes is secondary to reduced or absent insulin production, insulin resistance or production of defective insulin. Eating sugar increases insulin output but does not cause diabetes. A diabetic cannot tolerate the sugar and would have a very high glucose after eating sugar ...Read more

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Could eating only fruit itself cause diabetes?

Diabetes?: Not unless u r susceptible by genetics to get diabetes, regardless of what u eat. ...Read more

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Might eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

No: Not normally. But if there is a family history, a diagnosis already determined of diabetes, or risk factors (obesity, etc) it is likely a bad idea. It is a great idea to mantain a balanced healthy diet, including mostly non refined (natural) sugars of slower absorption. ...Read more

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Might eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

No: Not in normal conditions. However, if there is a tendency, risk factors (like obesity), familiy history etc, it will certainly make things worse. As health advice, however, eating too much sugar is always bad anyway. A healthy diet is much better choice, including most sugars non refined (natural, from fruits, etc). ...Read more

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Can eating lots of sugar cause diabetes?

Not really: Eating too much sugar can lead to being overweight, which can in turn lead to diabetes. However, the amount of sugar you consume itself does not cause diabetes. ...Read more

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I want to gain weight so i'm eating meals rich of suger... is this hight suger meal can cause diabetes??

I want to gain weight so i'm eating meals rich of suger... is this hight suger meal can cause diabetes??

Certainly!: Diabetes is caused by higher blood sugars, which can be caused by high sugar intake. For healthy weight gain I'd recommend healthy fats like olive oil, avocado, almonds, as well as increased protein, like fish and lean meats or chicken. If you want to eat carbohydrates like sugar, use ones that are whole foods, like potatoes, rice or carrots. ...Read more

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Will eating too much fruit cause diabetes?

Not really unless -: You are prone to getting it, because you have a strong family history of it. Keeping you weight in check according to your height and doing regular exercises & eating healthy can reduce your chances of getting it. Excess of anything can be bad for you, so be wary. ...Read more

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Does eating too much sugar really cause diabetes?

No: In normal situations, that can not be mantained as a truth. However, in presence of tendency to it, risk factors like obesity, family history, it will certainly contribute to make things worse. On the othr hand, eating healthy and using mostly natural (eg from fruits) sugars, in the right proportions, is a much better idea which might decrease probabilities or acquiring or worsening diabetes. ...Read more

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I was curious if eating too much fruit can cause diabetes?

I was curious if eating too much fruit can cause diabetes?

Perhaps: It's hard to say how much fruit is too much, however if you are a borderline diabetic, too much fruit could be a problem. ...Read more

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Is eating too much rice causes diabetes? Whats the root cause?

Is eating too much rice causes diabetes? Whats the root cause?

It does not: I'm sorry someone told you something this foolish. Type i diabetes is an autoimmune disease that usually starts before age 20. Type ii diabetes is a genetically programmed disease that can be kept largely at bay by fitness and weight control. ...Read more

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Can eating a lot of fruits cause prediabetes or diabetes?

No: Food does not cause pre-diabetes or full diabetes. Overweight does. In pre-diabetics or diabetics the mechanism to keep the glucose levels under the normal range in the blood is lost. Many theories try to explain this like autoimmunity causing Insulin resistance. ...Read more

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Do certain eating disorders cause people to develop diabetes?

Do certain eating disorders cause people to develop diabetes?

Yes: Even though the ability to develop diabetes is genetically determined in most cases (family history, etc), it is possible to trigger a diabetes before it was "supposed" to occur by, for example, bingeing and gaining excessive weight. The disbalance between how much Insulin your pancreas can produce, and the body weight and food composition can create the disorder that diabetes is in essence. ...Read more

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Might diabetes be caused by eating one large meal late in the day?

Might diabetes be caused by eating one large meal late in the day?

Not likely . . .: Type 1 diabetes mellitus is due to pancreatic failure such that the pancreas no longer makes any insulin. That's why type 1 diabetics will forever need to take Insulin shots. Type 2 diabetes is typically due to obesity leading to Insulin resistance. In other words, the body requires more Insulin than the pancreas can produce. It's doubtful unless one large meal is composed of starchy sugary foods. ...Read more

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Could diabetes be caused by eating one large meal late in the day?

Could diabetes be caused by eating one large meal late in the day?

Most important risk: Is family history even if have family history single large meal/ day is small extra risk; more important is weight gain/ obesity and eating simple carbohydrates =sweets. ...Read more

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My question is, does eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

No: In normal situations, that can not be mantained as a truth. However, in presence of tendency to it, risk factors like obesity, family history, it will certainly contribute to make things worse. On the othr hand, eating healthy and using mostly natural (eg from fruits) sugars, in the right proportions, is a much better idea which might decrease probabilities or acquiring or worsening diabetes. ...Read more

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Will eating too much fruit make me fat? Or cause diabetes?

Eating: Eating too much of anything might make you fat. Feel free to eat but also exercise regularly. If you have a bathroom scale weigh yourself (naked) once a week. Also go online to Body Mass Index (BMI) and see if you are of normal weight, overweight, or underweight. ...Read more

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