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Is artificial sweetener good for controlling high blood sugar?
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Dr. Richard Shewbridge
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Not really.
Artificial sweetener is only helpful in that it will not contribute to elevating the glucose level.
It does nothing to help correct the high sugar levels in diabetes. Other dietary adjustments and medications are necessary to keep the glucose level under control in diabetes.

In brief: Not really.
Artificial sweetener is only helpful in that it will not contribute to elevating the glucose level.
It does nothing to help correct the high sugar levels in diabetes. Other dietary adjustments and medications are necessary to keep the glucose level under control in diabetes.
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
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Dr. Susan Wingo
Some studies suggest that artificial sweeteners cause people to crave sweets or other foods carbohydrates, and can lead to eating more "extra" calories (and carbs) than the artificial sweetener saved. This can result in weight gain, or higher sugars, or both. Most doctors advise using them sparingly.
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