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Effect of different sweeteners on glucose levels?

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Gemmablower, Mar 30, 2015.

  1. Gemmablower

    Gemmablower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I am aware that some sweeteners like aspartame has been known to effect blood glucose levels but I wondered has anyone noticed a rise in glucose with sorbitol?
    In my book(bible) it tells me that sorbitol is transferred into fructose in the liver but does not effect your glucose directly? Directly? So does it or not or is it just stored and released later?
    Reason I ask this as when my little girl is unwell and takes calpol sometimes I think the calpol is giving a rise not the actual cough cold itself, Anyone else find this?
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