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From Santa Cruz, California, USA:

I have read about the new sweetener called Tagatose. The information I read discusses type 2 diabetes so it is unclear how this new sweetener will affect blood glucose levels in a someone with type 1 diabetes, like myself. Do you have any information on this?


Tagatose is a newly approved sweetener that has the same bulk as sucrose but does not affect blood glucose levels. It is metabolically neutral so its effect would be no different in type 1 than in type 2 diabetes though it would be of no special benefit in the former.


Additional comments from David Mendosa, A Writer on the Web:

Please note my Tagatose article.


Original posting 3 Jun 2003
Posted to Meal Planning, Food and Diet


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