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My mom is 57 with type 2 diabetes and is on 4 different medications for her blood sugar and it is still always high. She currently consumes 10-15 POUNDS of sugar per month through the sweet tea she makes and drinks constantly.
What will this do to her body and what effects does it have on her??
I really want to understand this so I can give her more information.

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replied August 24th, 2018
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It is more likely that the sweet tea and high calorie diet is the cause of her uncontrolled blood sugar levels.

In addition to titration of her Diabetes medications, she will need a the assistance of a proper dietician who can help her with her diet.

In addition, use of artificial sweeteners should be helpful to reduce the need for sugar in her tea and diet.

I hope this helps.

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