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Just wondering if anyone has ever seen an improvement in Blood Glucose numbers after removing Diet Sodas from their diet, and switching to water. I love Diet Soda's and I eat very healthy. Not an issue of weight control for me. Diet Soda's give me my sweet "fix". But if Diet Soda's increase numbers, I'd be willing to remove it from my diet. Just wanted to know if anyone has tried this with or without success. Thanks all!

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I've tended to use diet soda as a gateway drug, so to speak. It was feeding, not satisfying my sweet tooth. Since I've stopped drinking them, my desire for candy, etc. has gone way way down.
I rarely have diet soda, and I noticed when I did drink it, I craved more sweet stuff. Now that its gone, I don't find myself raiding the pantry for sweets. There was a study a while back which showed use of artificial sweetners actually created the need for real sweets/sugar. The body expects useless calories when something sweet is in the mouth, and if those calories don't arrive, it wants more. http://www.webmd.com/diet/news/20080211/artificial-sweeteners-incre... It isn't the original study, but you get the idea.

I had noticed me eating more sweets when I used artificial sweetners in my coffee in the morning, now I use a packet of Truvia and then a T of sugar, and I'm not wanting much in the way of sweets.
We got a debate going on, but really just want to know if Diet Cola has ever directly increased Blood Glucose numbers. Not looking at the indirect "it makes you hungrier" or "makes you crave sweets" approach, or if it's safe or not.
I've never had my blood sugar go up because of diet soda, at least noticeably.
I have noticed that my insulin resistance has dropped some after cutting diet soda out cold turkey, I was going through a 24 pack a week. My insulin needs decreased by 2 units a day. Not much, but still enough to make a difference
I don't drink enough diet right now to notice any affects in my bg's, but the one time i drank a whole 2 liter 12 hours before a bball game i was able to feel my body virtually "shut down", basically i couldn't play basketball worth crap that day
I notice no difference
I have noticed no difference but I have it maybe once a week

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