That Stuff Will Make You Sick

For about twenty years I’ve noticed that some of my diabetic patients have a bad craving for sugary drinks, especially soda.

I’ve noticed that a whole double aisle of the supermarket is full of soda, and there’s another pair of aisles of sweet fruit juice and sports drinks. This low-nutrition, high-sugar item is a best-seller even in a recession when staple foods are getting harder to afford.

A study shows that soda is linked to diabetes.
Stop the presses!

It’s a tough habit to break, too. A shot of glucose that kicks in fast. Once in a while won’t hurt you, but if you drink it all the time it will make you sick.

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