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Diabetic? Why You Should Avoid Diet Drinks

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Reaching for a can of soda.
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Doctor checking a woman's vision.
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Risk: Vision Loss


Glass of soda.
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Risk: Impaired Glucose Tolerance


Man checking his blood glucose levels.
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Risk: Increased Blood Sugar Levels


Woman eating a piece of candy.
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Risk: Eating More Calories


Overweight man measuring his waistline.
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Risk: More Belly Fat


Woman with chest pain.
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Risk: Stroke and Heart Disease


depressed man in church
Samuel Martins

Risk: Depression


elderly hands
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Risk: Dementia


Senior man with gut pain.
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Risk: Gut Bacteria Imbalances


Diabetic man injecting insulin into his stomach.
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Risk: Insulin Resistance and Type 2 Diabetes


soda in glass in front of leaves
Blake Wisz

What About Stevia?


Mary Shomon

Mary Shomon

@thyroidmary

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and New York Times bestselling author who empowers readers with information on thyroid and autoimmune disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health from an integrative perspective. Mary has been a leading force advocating for more effective, patient-centered hormonal healthcare. Mary also co-stars in PBS’ Healthy Hormones TV series.

Mary also serves on HealthCentral’s Health Advocates Advisory Board.

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