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Re: [IP] Is that really " diet?
Please clue me in. What regular sodas don't have sugar in
them? I don't know of any. I thought they all had sugar.
--- Betsy Krussel <email @ redacted> wrote:
> A speaker at a IDDM conference recommended we always test
> our "diet" drinks.
> I found that if my sugars at home run unexplainably high,
> it is sometimes
> that the bottle of "diet" isn't. I call Coke's customer
> service number and
> get help on how to identify lot numbers. This doesn't
> happen often, but it
> is something to be aware of. Also, not all regular sodas
> have sugar in
> them. So if you can't correct a low, maybe the soda is
> really a diet.
> Sometimes the waiters and waitresses don't know anything
> about diabetes, and
> think it is not important to let you know that the "diet
> pump was empty, so
> I brought regular soda." They may think you are on a
> reducing diet and it is
> only a few calories, your eating all those potatoes, etc.
> I explained the
> reason I was requesting a different drink to our waitress
> once. She had no
> idea that there could have been a medical reason for the
> request. She
> mentioned it to the other servers, and the manager
> overheard. He asked some
> questions and posted a sign on the drink dispenser. "No
> allowed without permission from the customer. There are
> medical reasons for
> requesting diet and/or caffeine free sodas."
> As always...customer beware.
* Susan K. (^i^)
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