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[IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V9 #875



Barb,

 I don't this could happen with Type I diabetics because we have no insulin to
produce.


Barb Dame wrote:
> I listened to a nutritionist who claims that diet pop makes us fat and 
> here is her explaination:  She says when you drink diet pop, your 
> taste buds signal to your brain that something sweet is coming 
> (because of the sweet taste).  Your brain signals your pancreas to put 
> out insulin to cover the "sweet" food.  Because there is no carbs to 
> cover, our blood sugar levels drop causing us to get hungry and 
> actually overeat.  Now, if this is true, wouldn't we notice a blood 
> level drop after drinking diet pop since we check our levels all the 
> time?  So, my question is... do any of you notice feeling low after 
> drinking a diet beverage?
> Thanks,
> Barb .
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