Using SODA with Diabetes

Diet Soda

Order water (it’s cheaper, too) or sugar-free lemonade or coffee or ring your own can of diet soda pop. The stuff in labeled cans or labeled plastic bottles is fresh from the factory, and there’s no chance of a goof.Don’t believe anyone who says they can tell sugarfree beverages apart from sugar-containing beverages. I can’t reliably tell them apart, especially when made from syrup at a soda fountain, and if I can’t, I won’t trust anyone else’s claim that they can.

Drink More Diet Soda

The findings come from eight years of data collected by Sharon P. Fowler, MPH, and colleagues at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio. Fowler reported the data at the annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association in San Diego.

Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners are often the subject of stories in the popular press and on the Internet, claiming that they cause a variety of health problems, including cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, however, there’s no scientific evidence that any of the artificial sweeteners approved for use in the United States cause cancer. And numerous studies confirm that artificial sweeteners are safe for the general population.

Diabetes And Diet Planning

Those who are in the pre-diabetes stage should also pay close attention to their diet. Eating a well controlled diet now can be a method of prevention or slow the progression of type 2 diabetes and having to go on medication or insulin. Heeding these same diet planning goals will pay off.

Calorie Diabetic Diet

Ask your caregiver for the CareNote about the diabetic exchange diet to learn more about serving sizes. Your caregiver will tell you when to eat meals and snacks to control your diabetes. Talk with your caregiver if your blood sugar levels are too low or too high.

Diet Sodas and Metabolic Risks?

The Framingham Heart Study has just released new results suggesting that people who drink one or more 12-ounce sodas a day have a greater chance of developing “multiple metabolic risk factors” such as obesity, high blood pressure (hypertension), high blood sugar (diabetes), or low HDL-cholesterol (the good kind). The story made headlines in USA Today and other publications because diet sodas.

Meat, Fries And Diet Soda Boost Heart

People who frequently eat more than two servings of red meat a day increase their risk of incident metabolic syndrome by 25 percent compared to those who limit red meat to two servings a week, researchers said Tuesday.Metabolic syndrome increases the risk of heart disease and diabetes. Three of five criteria must be present for a diagnosis of metabolic syndrome including a large waistline, elevated blood pressure.


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