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Re: [IP] High blood sugars and coffee

I generally drink about 5 cups per day before noon and have not seen any
rise in BS, other that
from breakfast which is normal.


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>>>>My husband was recently told by his endocrinologist that he has to give
> ALL caffeine as it will raise his blood sugar. She didn't say why this
>From my understanding, in some people the caffeine triggers a hormone that
>raises the BG.
>>>> He was drinking diet sodas and having one or two cups of coffee with
>added prior to her statement.  Now he is drinking water and only 1/2 to 1
>of plain coffee per day.  He hasn't checked his blood sugar so I have no
>if it is making a difference.>>>
>For some fun drinks without caffeine, there are Diet 7 UP, Diet A & W Root
>Beer, S-F Kool Aid, S-F Countrytime Lemonade, and S-F Crystal Lite drink
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