Does drinking soft drinks affect healthy people? Can it cause diabetes?
We do not think they are a problem if used in moderation. However, those who "sip" sugar-sweetened soft drinks throughout the day often have more cavities since the sugar surrounds the teeth for a prolonged period of time. Those who are overweight should not have the extra calories of the sugar, but it will not bring on the diabetes. The excess weight, though, can be one of several contributing factors.
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:06
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 T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2016. Comments and Feedback.