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Re: [IP] stevia

Yep- use it all the time and have no problems with it and my BGs.
I cannot use aspartame..
Yu only need to use a little bit.

At 10:55 AM 6/23/99 -0400, you wrote:
>Have any of you pumpers out there used the herbal sweetner stevia.  I
>visited with a friend over the weekend who uses it and of couse said
>"its not  sugar" so it won't raise my sugar.  I tried to expain it comes
>from a plant but no she did not seem to get it.  Anyway i thought i
>would try it to see and did not bolus anything for it and later my bg
>was over 200.  I looked on the yahoo search and infoseek and got a name
>of a researcher connected with the plant.  his response was that he is a
>plant person and can offer no info on carbs.  Do any of you use it and
>how do you count for it.  So much for my friend whose husband is
>supposed to be watching his carbs. Sheila
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