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Did Mt. Dew make me diabetic?

I recently quit Mt. Dew after a decade addiction. I am still getting caffeine but have cut out the sugar. I have been experiencing balance problems and am light headed first thing in the morning and evening, sometimes to the point of almost fainting. My ears seem to be fine so I'm wondering if it's not a blood sugar issue?
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replied September 10th, 2013
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There are many myths surrounding Mt Dew. It's not worse than any other soda or chemically processed drink.

If it is recent, you may be experiencing caffeine withdrawal. If you cut out all sugars after having lots, it may be low blood glucose. These are pretty serious issues. I would talk to a doctor and get your blood tested.
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replied June 28th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
It seems withdrawal effects but diabetes mellitus should be ruled out.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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