Is sugar alcohol bad for diabetes?

Answer The effect of sugar alcohol on diabetes is unpredictable. Sugar alcohol is a reduced caloric sweetener. Read all labels prior to any dietary substitutions and diabetic meal exchanges and when possi... Read More »

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Can you tell me the effect of alcohol and diabetes Is it better to just quit if you have diabetes?

If a person without diabetes ate a huge amount of sugar,what is the highest his blood sugar would go?

The person will suffer from hyperglycemia for a temporary period. He will feel excessive thirst and excessive secretion of urine. The excess sugar in the blood will be released along with urine.

When a friend of mine was told she had diabetes her blood sugar was 22. What was your sugar level?

There are different ways of measuring blood sugar. Those in the US use mg/dl. Others use mmol/l. A blood sugar of 22 mmol/l is equivalent of 396 mg/dl (to convert, you multiply it by 18). My husban... Read More »

Is sugar alcohol also calssified as refined sugar?

Technically it is not a sugar. It is chemicals stripped off sugar but no granule. It is used mostly to trick people into buying sugar-free. But really it just more poison the liver has to filter.