My dietician says it tricks the body in to eating more since it doesn't register as sugar.
Looking through a list of Team members I noticed that @A DiabetesTeam Member was diagnosed in 1993 - 29 years ago which certainly makes her one of the extreme veterans.
So I'm looking for a "shout out".
When were you Diagnosed??
Myself - 2016 (August) - Age 52
Everything went to pot in 2012 when I turned 50 had diabetes then but no insulin yet then my heart started acting up .Afib now on insulin and have a pacemaker so my heart doesn't drop pass 60 beats a… read more
Sucralose aka Splenda.. do i need to dump this asap? In what amounts was it found to be toxic?
I really am concerned about Long term safety of all these new products. No, we will not grow a 2nd head but tons of negatives are listed on Splenda and yet they are not listed for the general public.… read more
Is sucralose a safe sugar alternative?
Thanks for the Info fo guys
I have decided to cut out sucralose as well. If Im not metabolizing sucralise positively, then it's time to stop
There are a host of side effects against Sucralose as… read more
Wonder what people are doing about non-sugar sweeteners
I use both that you mention either alone or in a 50/50 version marketed by a company called Lakanto
They are naturals as opposed to the chemical sweeteners (used in coke etc or sold as sugar twin or… read more
hi i am wondering whats the best way to keep your blm levels normal through the day i drink coffee with sugar and i need to know alternative ways to have coffee
I drink decaf green tea with stevia or splenda sweetener and it's good with my bs.
This is a bit of follow on to a question that @A DiabetesTeam Member asked
I will try and stick to what "science has proven" and not some of the theories out there - simply the state of what we "know" about non-sugar sweeteners
There is 3 basic groups that generally don't effect blood sugar so are "safe enough" from a Diabetes point of view
There is totally naturally sourced with minimum processing - this would include Stevia and Monk Fruit
Stevia has become quite popular - used to sweeten a… read more
I only drink water