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Washington University School of Medicine

Artificial Sweetener Alters Response to Glucose

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Caption: Artificial sweeteners are thought to make foods and drinks taste sweet without any of the other consequences that come from sugar. But now studying people who are obese, nutrition researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that at least one artificial sweetener does, indeed, affect how the body secretes insulin in response to blood glocuse. Jim Dryden reports.

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