From New York, USA:
My wife (age 34) has Type 2 diabetes. Her doctor is trying to control it with diet. She drinks a lot of diet Mountain Dew (a soda pop beverage) and they told her that she could not have it because it was putting her sugar level too high. Is that true and if so, why?
Are you sure that your wife's diabetes doctor isn't mistakenly thinking that she is drinking regular (sugar-containing) Mountain Dew and not diet Mountain Dew? Diet Mountain Dew soda contains no carbohydrate and should not affect the blood sugar. I suggest your wife speak to her doctor again and clarify this.
Original posting 15 Mar 97
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:52
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by Children With Diabetes, Inc, which is responsible for its contents.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2013. Comments and Feedback.