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From Singapore:

My friend says eating a lot of sweets can give you diabetes and I say this is not true; but that being overweight can often lead to diabetes. Who is correct?


You are correct. Eating sweets does not cause diabetes. A lifetime of poor eating habits that lead to obesity can be a factor in the development of Type 2 diabetes.


Original posting 7 Oct 1999
Posted to Meal Planning, Food and Diet


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