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My friend who is diabetic wants to know if ice cream with "no sugar added" is ok for diabetics?

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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Ok but

Ok but sugar free doesn't mean it's calorie free.
Yes it's good that there's no sugar, but excess calories leads to weight gain and will worsen your diabetes. If its just a one time treat, sugar, free is certainly better for diabetics.

In brief: Ok but

Ok but sugar free doesn't mean it's calorie free.
Yes it's good that there's no sugar, but excess calories leads to weight gain and will worsen your diabetes. If its just a one time treat, sugar, free is certainly better for diabetics.
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Dr. Saima Farghani
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Read the carb

It is not just about the sugar intake it is about the carb intake.
That icecream is sugar free not carb free. Your friend may still have high sugars after eating this icecream and not to mention usually sugar free products have higher fat content.

In brief: Read the carb

It is not just about the sugar intake it is about the carb intake.
That icecream is sugar free not carb free. Your friend may still have high sugars after eating this icecream and not to mention usually sugar free products have higher fat content.
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