From South Carolina, USA:
Can diabetics eat sugar substitutes?
Yes. Sugar substitutes vary in taste and use. It is wise to use a variety of them and to use them in moderation.
Additional Comment by Lois Schmidt Finney, diabetes dietitian:Sweeteners based on sugar alcohols should be used with more caution since excessive use of these sweeteners can cause diarrhea.
Original posting 17 Jan 1999
Additional comment added 21 Jan 1999
Posted to Meal Planning, Food and Diet
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:00
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